Donal O Brien

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The driver pleaded guilty at Cork Circuit Criminal Court  to careless driving causing the death of a 45-year-old father of one. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A woman has been given a suspended jail sentence after a court heard how she crashed into a cyclist and killed him after turning around in her seat to(...)

Donal O’Brien (45),  from the Ovens area of Mid-Cork, was fatally injured as he was cycling west on the N22 Cork-Macroom road (above) and was struck by a car at about 12.25pm on Sunday. File photograph: Google Street View

A cyclist who was killed in a road crash on Sunday in Cork has been named as Donal O’Brien (45), who it is understood was well known in the car sales (...)

“The acquisition of Avoca in 2015 was an important strategic investment for Aramark”.  Aramark Ireland’s chief executive Donal O’Brien and Simon Pratt, managing director of Avoca

Catering and facilities management giant Aramark recorded a 4.8 per cent rise in operating profit to €6.17 million in its Irish operations in the year(...)

Touchtech’s technology uses near field communication (NFC) chips to replace the need for passwords when shopping or banking online

Irish fintech start-up Touchtech has announced the appointment of a number of heavy hitters to its board and said it is to create 40 new jobs followi(...)

Monique and Simon Pratt in Avoca Kilmacanogue: the family has sold the business, begun in a mill in Avoca, for more than €60 million. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Simon Pratt, managing director of the hitherto family-owned Avoca Handweavers and the son of its founders, was 10 when he first saw the old Wicklow mi(...)

Avoca outlets are mostly clustered around Dublin and Wicklow. It also operates from Kerry, Belfast and has a retail-only store in Connemara

Avoca’s new owner Aramark is to finance an aggressive expansion of the brand in Ireland before taking it to the UK. The multinational caterer, which b(...)

Avoca deal is subject to approval from the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. Photograph: David Sleator

The Pratt family that owns the Avoca chain of luxury retail outlets and cafés yesterday agreed a deal to sell it to the listed US catering group Arama(...)

Aramark, the US-owned food services multinational that employs more than 4,000 staff in Ireland, grew its sales and operating profits strongly here l(...)

Aramark Ireland chief executive Donal O’Brien attributed the revenue growth to the company’s foothold in the multinational sector. Photograph: John T Ohle

Revenue at catering services, facilities and property management company Aramark Ireland grew 6 per cent to €207 million in the year to the end of Sep(...)

Business services group Aramark Ireland expects to increase employment in its energy management division by 25 people over the next 18 months a(...)