Feargal Quinn

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The Xtra-Vision store on the corner of Baggot Street and Waterloo Road in Dublin: Try to explain to a child of the 21st century what a video library was and watch confusion cloud their faces. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Last week, in an idle moment, Pricewatch took to Twitter and asked about the shops which have closed that people missed the most. The response was en(...)

Lidl’s online grocery shopping and home delivery serviceis being extended.

Lidl’s online grocery shopping and home delivery service, operated by app developer Buymie, is being extended into the commuter counties surrounding D(...)

Dooley Insurance Group managing director Tim Dooley: “As regards staff, I believe in hiring hard and managing easy.”

Set up in 1957, the Dooley Insurance Group has doubled its business through organic growth and acquisitions in the last five years. What is special a(...)

 Feargal Quinn’s coffin is carried from the church by family members. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Businessman Feargal Quinn was remembered as a larger than life figure, who “did things differently”, at his funeral Mass on Saturday. His sons and gr(...)

Holding the  sausage of the year award in the 1980s are Feargal Quinn and butcher Maurice Hobbs. Jimmy Canavan is third from left on the second row.

They say nobody wants to know how the sausage gets made, but in the early 1980s, a team of butchers in Superquinn Northside created one of the classic(...)

Feargal Quinn, who has died aged 82, pictured in the Sutton outlet of Superquinn in 1997. He opened his first shop in Dundalk in 1960. Photograph: David Sleator / The Irish Times

Feargal Quinn, who has died aged 82, has been hailed as an inspiring retail pioneer, tenacious business advocate, dedicated public servant and warm me(...)

Senator Shane Ross (left) with Feargal Quinn and members of the Independent Alliance outside Leinster House in 2015. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Tributes are being paid to businessman Feargal Quinn, best known as the founder of the Superquinn supermarket chain, who has died after a short illnes(...)

Feargal Quinn pictured in a Superquinn store in Sutton, Dublin, in 1997. Photograph: David Sleator / The Irish Times.

Businessman, politician and media personality Feargal Quinn has died at the age of 82 after a short illness. In a long career, Mr Quinn was best know(...)

Seán Gallagher reacts as Martin McGuinness brings up the subject of a cheque on RTÉ’s The Frontline in 2011. Photograph: RTÉ

What possesses successful business people to run for president, or indeed for any elected office in the State? Presumably the same things that possess(...)

Using the chairlift to deliver Coca Cola to the Eagle’s Nest restaurant on Bray Head in 1963

Bray once had a unique tourist attraction, an aerial chairlift that whisked passengers up to the Eagle’s Nest on the heights of Bray Head, but it’s th(...)

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