Java Republic founder David McKernan will continue working with the company in a non-executive capacity as a brand ambassador. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish coffee roaster and distributor Java Republic is set to expand into new markets after family-run Spanish coffee company Cafento acquired a majori(...)

David McKernan, managing director of Java Republic,  put the company up for sale late last year. Photograph: Eric Luke

Grocery retail and wholesale group Musgrave is in the running to acquire coffee roaster and distributor Java Republic in a deal that could be worth ab(...)

Andrew Hennessy of The Headlice Experts

Andrew Hennessy’s previous role as country manager for one of Europe’s major tobacco brands was coming to a close imminently, as a result of the ratio(...)

 Members of three start-ups pitching at the AIB Start-up Academy launch event in the Sugar Club - Elva Carri and Aine Mulloy   from GirlCrew, Fabien Peyaud from Herdwatch, guest speaker Brody Sweeney of Camile Thai, Sarah O’Connor and Isolde Johnson from Cool Beans. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The second AIB Start-up Academy was launched last night with a networking event in Dublin. The Irish Times and AIB are collaborating again to look fo(...)

 From left: Aine Mulloy and Elva Carri of GirlCrew, Fabien Peyaud of Herdwatch, Brody Sweeney of Camile Thai, Isolde Johnson and Sarah O’Connor of Cool Beans at the launch of the AIB Start-up Academy. Photo: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Irish Times and AIB are to collaborate on the AIB Start-up Academy, an initiative to help start-ups and entrepreneurs throughout the country, f(...)