Andrew McConkey,  LacPatrick Dairies chairman (left) with Lakeland Dairies chief executive Michael Hanley and chairman Alo Duffy.

Shareholders of Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies have approved the merger of the two dairy processing co-operatives in separate ballots. Lakel(...)

Gabriel D’Arcy: stepping down as chief executive of Monaghan-headquartered LacPatrick Dairies.

Gabriel D’Arcy is stepping down as chief executive of troubled co-op LacPatrick Dairies following talks with the company. The news comes as it appear(...)

LacPatrick chief executive Gabriel D’Arcy. Glanbia, Lakelands, Aurivo and Dale Farm have all expressed interest in the co-op.  Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Troubled dairy co-op LacPatrick will send details of the business to potential bidders this week, it is understood. Monaghan-headquartered LacPatrick(...)

19/05/2016-NEWS-Post sack.Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

An Post has committed to having a post office within 15km of every community with more than 500 people, and within three kilometres in urban areas. In(...)

LacPatrick chief executive Gabriel D’Arcy. The co-op confirmed this week that a board meeting decided the co-op should pursue “partnerships, joint ventures, mergers” or other opportunities. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Dairy processor Dale Farm has contacted rival LacPatrick to signal interest in bidding for the business, which is seeking to join forces with another (...)

A Co Monaghan facility of Lacpatrick. The co-op invested €40m   last year in a new drier used for  powdered milk

Food groups Glanbia, Lakeland and United Dairy Farmers could bid for milk processor Lacpatrick, which wants to merge or join forces with another playe(...)