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John Teeling: ‘Few if any buyers’ for stock in the sort of exploration minnows he specialises in overseeing

Exploration is no game for the faint-hearted. Generations of shareholders have been burned chasing dreams of gold, oil or precious metals – particular(...)

Tullow Oil said  its Kenya project timeline was “ambitious”.

Tullow Oil downgraded its 2019 output guidance to 90,000-98,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd) due to problems at its Ghana fields and sees final go-ahe(...)

Though painted eggs were given as gifts, the tradition of chocolate Easter eggs didn’t emerge until the early 19th century

You may already have eaten a coop’s worth of Easter eggs this weekend, but have you ever wondered why eggs are associated with this time of year? Unco(...)

Ken Bowles with Tony Smurfit, Smurfit Kappa chief executive. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

Often the unsung heroes of the business world, chief financial officers are the workhorses behind the headlines. This year’s shortlist for the Irish T(...)

A Tullow Oil drilling block in Kenya. Photograph: Tony Karumbatony/Getty Images

Tullow Oil has appointed two new directors to its board, with Sheila Khama and Genevieve Sangudi set to join as non-executive directors from April 26t(...)

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella presents to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday. Irish company Cubic Telecom announced a new collaboration with Microsoft at the mobile industry’s annual showcase. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

Irish companies were out in force at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, which officially kicked off in Barcelona on Monday. Some 22 Enterpris(...)

Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP

Irish companies are out in force at Mobile World Congress, which officially kicked off in Barcelona on Monday. Some 22 Enterprise Ireland client comp(...)

A Tullow Oil drilling block in Kenya. Photograph: Tony Karumbatony/Getty Images

Tullow Oil could be in line for a $200 million (€177 million) boost this year after agreeing a tax settlement with Uganda’s government. The deal will (...)

Sr Maura O’Donoghue, a Medical Missionary of Mary from Kilfenora, in Co Clare

Reports last week Pope Francis said the Catholic Church has faced a persistent problem of sexual abuse of nuns by priests and even bishops, seem to ha(...)

Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, with  Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin on January 15th. Photograph: Sergei Chirikov/Reuters

As protests raged in Zimbabwe’s cities last week, with police firing live ammunition at crowds who barricaded roads with burning tyres, the target of (...)

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