Eugene Murtagh

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In Dublin Ryanair hit highs of €11 before closing 1.41 per cent up at €10.805. File photograph: The Irish Times

Global trade jitters stoked worries concerning the ongoing US-China trade row hit European shares on Friday, ending a three-day rally. Dublin Ryanai(...)

Eugene Murtagh is a founder of  Cavan-based Kingspan.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Kingspan chairman Eugene Murtagh raised €44.5 million from selling shares in the insulation maker, it emerged on Friday. Mr Murtagh is a founder of t(...)

About 16.3%  of shareholders opposed Kingspan chairman Eugene Murtagh’s re-election at its agm  on Friday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

When it comes to executive remuneration, shareholders of Irish public companies are becoming increasingly bolshie. More than 20 per cent of Glanbia’(...)

Gene Murtagh: Kingspan chief executive also netted more than  €3.4 million by selling shares in the company last June.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Kingspan’s chief executive Gene Murtagh saw his total pay package jump 30 per cent to almost €2 million last year as a pick-up in earnings growth deli(...)

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has been dropped from the Forbes Rich List after a difficult year for the airline. Photograph:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Nine Irish businessmen again feature on the Forbes Rich List this year but not the same nine as in 2018. Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has been droppe(...)

Kingspan chairman Eugene Murtagh and chief financial officer Geoff Doherty: Mr Murtagh’s total pay package increased by 9 per cent last year to €1.915 million. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The 50 or so shareholders gathered at Kingspan’s annual general meeting in Ballsbridge in Dublin on Thursday had good reason to be cheerful. While sh(...)

Irish Continental Group chief executive Eamonn Rothwell   would have been due €1.8 million under an executive incentive scheme that has been scrapped. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Sunday Times reports that the Irish Ferries owner, Irish Continental Group, has scrapped an executive incentive scheme after “institutional shareh(...)

Donald Trump: Questions over the US president’s ability to get legislators to support tax cuts weighed on markets on Tuesday. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Questions over US president Donald Trump’s ability to get legislators to support tax cuts weighed on markets on Tuesday. DUBLIN Newspaper group Inde(...)

Eugene Murtagh: he last sold shares in March 2012, when he disposed of 5.12m units for €8 each

Kingspan founder and chairman Eugene Murtagh senior sold €30 million worth of shares in the insulation maker on Monday, according to a formal notice t(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: among the four businessmen who  lost €450 million between them. Photograph:   Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Brexit had wiped almost €450 million off the fortunes of well-known business figures behind four Irish Stock Exchange top-20 companies by the time th(...)

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