Jerry Long, ICOS President, Ann Fogarty, Group Company Secretary, Brendan Gleeson, Secretary General DAFM, Jim Woulfe, Chief Executive & John O’Gorman, Chairman. Photograph: O’Gorman Photography

“Like Seán O’Rourke says ‘There were only two cheeses in Ireland in the 1960s, Galtee and Calvita’ and they were both made in Mitchelstown. ” Histori(...)

George Michael had found an unlikely ally in the protagonist from McEllistrim V Ballymacelligott Co-operative Agricultural and Dairy Society Ltd. Photograph: Neil Munns/PA

When the late George Michael sued his record company Sony in 1994, seeking release from a contract he considered “professional slavery”, one of the le(...)

Glanbia managing director Siobhán Talbot, IAG chief executive Willie Walsh and Ardagh Group chairman Paul Coulson at the launch of Boston College’s Ireland Business Council. Photograph: Bryan Brophy

One advantage of being a nation of emigrants is that Ireland has a ready-made, extensive business diaspora, a network in every developed nation on Ea(...)

Rusheen is a 329sq m (3,433sq ft) lodge on Foxrock’s Westminster Road.

Sir Horace Plunkett was a good thing. His Foxrock house, Kilteragh, was burned out by the IRA in 1923 but, prior to that, Plunkett had established the(...)

Eoghan Plunkett with his sister Siobhán and mother Mary Plunkett nee MacCarthy

Eoghan Plunkett is Republican royalty, if one can forgive the obvious contradiction in terms. His uncle was Joseph Mary Plunkett, a signatory of th(...)

If you were asked to name the book or books that defined Ireland for you, which would you choose? That’s the challenge UCD academics and bestsellin(...)

Angela Kerins: “I firmly believe that being a social enterprise is all about creating and sustaining jobs and that’s the difference between us and purely commercial organisations.”

The Rehab brand has become so pervasive in Ireland that it almost disguises the scale and breadth of the organisation which has 80,000 clients, a turn(...)