Dealz has operated from the Fonthill Retail Park for a number of years.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Discount retail chain Dealz has brought a High Court challenge to a decision preventing it from continuing to operate from a retail park near the Liff(...)

Official statistics returned to the EPA suggest local authorities regulate more than 6,000 waste operations and carry out more than 25,000 inspections each year. File photograph: David Sleator

There are significant discrepancies between the sums of money county and city councils across the Republic spend policing illegal dumping with some se(...)

John and Tammy Stokes want to avail of a Government-supported scheme providing loans to Travellers to buy new caravans.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A Traveller family have got permission from the High Court to challenge a local authority’s decision over their application for a loan to buy a carava(...)

Panda is the brainchild of businessman Eamon Waters, who is still its biggest shareholder. It has about 150,000 household customers and 15,000 businesses

Waste collector Greyhound is in pole position to acquire the business that its rivals Panda and Greenstar must sell to allow their proposed merger to (...)

Panda Waste Service on Ballymount Road, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Greenstar   US investment company Cerberus bought Greenstar out of receivership two years ago. Greenstar is based in Ballyogan, Dublin, but (...)

The Square, Tallaght, has become ‘dated and threatened’, its owners told the Commercial Court.

The owners of the Square Shopping Centre in Tallaght, Dublin, have told the Commercial Court a proposed €40 million extension is necessary because it (...)

Tim Willoughby: "We didn't have the money we used to have and saw open-source packages could do the job of proprietary software at a fraction of the cost."

There is an argument that budget cuts and reduced resources inspire fresh ideas; that austerity can actually drive innovation. Sceptics, however, migh(...)