David Mccann

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David McCann joined Fyffes in 1985

David McCann is retiring as chairman and chief executive of Fyffes as the end of the month, signalling a changing of the guard at the Irish fruit impo(...)

The Green Party’s Northern leader, South Belfast MLA Clare Bailey, abstained from the parliamentary party’s vote on the programme for government. Photograph:   Arthur Allison

The votes of Northern Greens could be important in determining whether or not a government will be formed in the Republic, in the event of a close con(...)

Just as the coronavirus ravages the world in the absence of a vaccine, so the banana disease fusarium wilt is marching inexorably around the globe, leaving a trail of scorched plantations in its wake

In the banana plantations of the tropical lowlands of Ecuador, workers are being issued with protective clothing and disinfectant is provided for thei(...)

Ireland  outhalf Jack Crowley will be looking for another big performance against Wales in Cork on Friday night. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland under-20 head coach Noel McNamara has made two changes to his side for Friday night’s game against Wales at Mugrave Park (kick-off 7.15pm, liv(...)

Thomas Clarkson: one of five players who played a part in last year’s Under-20 Grand Slam. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Dublin University tighthead prop Thomas Clarkson is the sole survivor from the starting Ireland team that beat Scotland 24-5 at Netherdale in last sea(...)

Noel McNamara: “The reality is that the gap from the Under 20s, to the Pro14, to the Champions Cup and indeed to senior international honours is getting smaller and smaller.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 coach Noel McNamara understands the folly of determining success and failure at age-grade level simply by results. It is not that t(...)

Dairíne and Deirdre McCafferty of Cornucopia are among the contributors to Cornucopia: The Green Cookbook, a meticulous, thoughtful and generous book, much like the business itself. Photograph: Leo Byrne

Follow-up compilation goes vegan Just over a decade since the much-loved Dublin vegetarian restaurant Cornucopia shared its recipes with readers in C(...)

Jonny Boyle and his Sticks omakase pop-up menu

A chef friend tipped me off about Sticks, which is one of the most original pop-ups on the Dublin dining scene. Jonny Boyle and Kate O’Donohoe serve a(...)

Fyffes total debt increased by almost €100 million to €274.4 million last year. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Tropical fruits group Fyffes spent €36.6 million last year buying Canadian mushroom companies, expanding a business that it entered into in 2016. The(...)

Ireland head coach Noel McNamara addresses the squad  after the victory over Italy in Santa Fe. Photograph: Pablo Gasparini/Inpho

The vista post matchday three at the World Under-20 Championship in Argentina is a familiar one as two more Ireland players are invalided out of the t(...)

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