A woman walks her dogs beside the stormy sea in  Donaghadee  east of Belfast. Photograph: Paul Faith/Getty

Most supermarket chains and large stores have closed or are planning to close today due to storm Ophelia while many other employers have advised staff(...)

Frank McMyler, MD Hilton Foods; Tom Finn, Kepak; Andrew Yaxley, CEO Tesco Ireland; Jeanne Kelly, Ornua; Padraig Mallon, Kerry Group, Conor O’Leary, Greencore. Photograph: Maxwellphotography.ie

Irish companies Greencore, Hilton Foods, Kerry Group, Kepak, and Ornua have joined forces with Tesco Ireland to halve food waste by 2020, in line with(...)

 Dublin Bus buses in Broadstone Bus depot Dublin after services were cancelled as ex-hurricane Ophelia hits. Photograph: Caroline Quinn/PA Wire

Buses: Bus Éireann will run a full schedule of services from 5am on Tuesday, with the exception of services provided under the School Transport Scheme(...)

INM chief executive Robert Pitt (left) walks past chairman Leslie Buckley at the media group’s annual meeting in August. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It is understood that Michael Doorly, the company secretary and chief risk officer at Independent News & Media (INM), will take over as interim c(...)

Kerry’s shares  reached an all-time high of €84.57 on Friday, before pulling back on Monday as investors eyed the company’s first presentation to analysts on Wednesday under new chief executive Edmond Scanlon. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

European shares advanced on Monday, with Germany’s Dax index reaching an all-time high and Spain’s Ibex buoyed as concerns over Catalonia eased follow(...)

Ross O’Carroll-Kelly: If you’d told me, when I was, like, 16, that I’d end up literally working for a living, I would have asked you, well, what was the point of playing rugby in the first place? Illustration: Alan Clarke

If you’d told me, when I was, like, 16 years old, that one day I’d end up literally working for a living, I would have asked you, well, what was the p(...)

Tully Nurseries managing director Padraig Tully with his sister  Niamh who handles the marketing side of things for the company. The family-run business found new revenue streams after the financial crash. Photograph: Joe Keogh

Tully Nurseries had its best year ever in 2007. Its commercial landscaping business was flat out servicing the needs of the building boom and managing(...)

Nine of the 11 major S&P indexes ended the day higher, led by the information technology and financial sectors

Two of Spain’s biggest banks are considering moving their headquarters out of Catalonia following recent unrest, while the three main US indexes climb(...)

The Inside Business podcast being recorded before a live audience in the GPO.

One of the best known faces in Irish retail, Maurice Pratt, has said an Armageddon” in US retailing, that has led to mall closures, layoffs and shrink(...)

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A fiver will get you further on a jaunt around a pharmacy beauty aisle in the UK than here in Ireland. Products you can pick up for £5 or less will of(...)