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Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh: the company’s  bank debt currently stands at €551m

Insulation giant Kingspan said on Thursday that its sales slumped 35 per cent in the normally busy month of April as construction markets globally wer(...)

Patrick Collison (left) with brother John Collison, giving an interview to Bloomberg in San Francisco. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Tech entrepreneur brothers Patrick and John Collison have again made it on to the Forbes billionaires’ list, holding positions ahead of the club’s lon(...)

Pictured in March at the original launch of The Irish Times Business Awards 2020, in association with KPMG, were Séamus Hand, Managing Partner KPMG, Liam Kavanagh, The Irish Times Managing Director, and Breege O’Donoghue, winner of the Distinguished Leader in Business award in 2019. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The Irish Times Business Awards, in association with KPMG, will now be held in early September in the Mansion House in Dublin. The third annual award(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary said he was working on a best-case scenario of two to three months in which flights would be grounded and revenues would vanish. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Having triggered the wiping of more than $25 trillion off the value of public companies globally in the past five weeks as it wreaks havoc on health s(...)

Gene Murtagh, chief executive of international insulation group Kingspan, has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Month for February(...)

Para-athlete Donnacha McCarthy and his guide Eamonn Tilley of Triathlon Ireland. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Insulation maker Kingspan is backing para-athlete Donnacha McCarthy financially as he aims to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. The Cavan(...)

 Fears over a spike in coronavirus cases sent European stock markets tumbling to a four-month low on Thursday

Panic sparked by a spike in coronavirus cases sent European stock markets tumbling to a four-month low on Thursday. DUBLIN The Iseq index closed 3.8(...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh: his €5.37 million haul from the sale of 83,251 shares was virtually all profit. Photograph: Alan Betson

Top executives at insulation giant Kingspan and sandwich maker Greencore raised €10.8 million between them selling shares in their companies late last(...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh said the coronavirus outbreak could be a “big negative” for the business in 2020 if it continued. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Kingspan has a €750 million war chest to fund the acquisition of rivals, according to Gene Murtagh, the Irish insulation maker’s chief executive. Th(...)

Supermarket magnate Galen Weston and his wife Hilary at the funeral of Penneys/Primark founder Arthur Ryan

Ireland has the fifth-largest number of billionaires per capita in the world, according to an Oxfam report published ahead of the World Economic Forum(...)

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