Wood & Bell: new restaurateur Keith Wood with business partner Malcolm Bell and executive chef Paddy Collins.

Former Ireland international rugby player Keith Wood has opened a restaurant in his native Killaloe, Co Clare, with his business partner Malcolm Bell.(...)

Freshii Ireland franchise holders Dave O’Donoghue and Cormac Manning outside one of the company’s stores in Dublin. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Healthy fast-food chain Freshii plans to open six new Irish restaurants by the end of this year. The new outlets include locations in Dame Street, t(...)

Canadian fast-food franchise Freshii: sells soups, salads, wraps, frozen yoghurts and other on-the-go food.

Canadian fast-food franchise Freshii is to create 100 jobs in Northern Ireland with the opening of nine more stores. The company, which was started b(...)

Frank Gleeson, managing director of Aramark Northern Europe, Aramark wellness ambassador and athlete Natalya Coyle and Freshii Ireland master franchise holder Dave O’Donoghue

Aramark, the contract caterer that owns Avoca Handweavers, has signed a partnership deal with Canadian fresh food franchise Freshii to open outlets i(...)

 Maxol is  examining the possibility of expanding its Moreish deli chain into so-called “dry sites” – traditional retailing locations not located on garage forecourts. Photograph: Peter Houlihan

Maxol, the forecourts network owned by the McMullan family, wants to transform itself into “a fresh foods business with fuel attached” as it expands (...)

 Julian de Spáinn, general secretary of Conradh na Gaeilge, Micheál Martin, of  Fianna Fáil, Aengus Ó Snodaigh, of Sinn Féin, and Seán Kyne, of Fine Gael, at the Mansion House, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An investment plan backed by Irish-speaking groups has claimed that 1,100 new job opportunities could be created in Gaeltacht areas and through Irish-(...)

Dave O’Donoghue and Cormac Manning: have brought the Canadian healthy eating franchise Freshii to Ireland, which has already proven to be a hit with the financial types.

Another new store has joined Neville Isdell’s CHQ revolution, as the former Coca-Cola boss continues with his attempt to turn his docklands mall into (...)