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According to Irish fuel retailer Applegreen, you can now have your hydrocarbon cake and eat it

Imagine that you could pull into a fuel forecourt, pump your tank full of liquid hydrocarbons, and drive away secure in the knowledge that you have no(...)

The GAA HQ team remember the 14 victims who lost their lives in the Bloody Sunday tragedy 100 years on at the launch of the GAA Museum’s Bloody Sunday centenary events series at Croke Park.  Photograph  Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

This year’s GAA Museum summer school heard on Friday in Croke Park that the hard part of the current wave of centenaries is still to come with the 100(...)

In 2019, CRH chief executive Albert Manifold continued a trend in recent years of topping the Irish high earners’ list, with his total remuneration package rising 13 per cent to €9.31 million. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The 22 long-standing bosses of the largest Irish publicly-quoted companies saw their pay jump by an average 18 per cent to €2.45 million last year, as(...)

The England team sing God Save the Queen prior to the Six Nations game against Ireland at Croke Park in February 2007. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

I always thought – even at the time – that the whole Ireland-England thing in the 2007 Six Nations at Croke Park was a bit over-wrought. The countries(...)

Speaking after his election in Laois-Offaly, Brian  Stanley of Sinn Féin said his first preferred option on the formation of the next administration “would be to form a left-wing government”. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sinn Féin’s vote surge continued in the Laois-Offaly constituency when its candidate Brian Stanley was elected on the first count with a surplus of 5,(...)

Applegreen’s capitalisation was just north of €550 million before the mega deal with Welcome Break took the markets by surprise on Thursday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Applegreen’s proposed €361.8 million acquisition of a majority stake in UK forecourt operator Welcome Break is a big deal for the Irish-listed company(...)

Bob Etchingham, ceo Applegreen, he founded the business in 1992 with one station in Ballyfermot. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Applegreen knew just how to make a splash when it emerged seven weeks ago that its service station on the M1 in Lusk sold the golden ticket behind a €(...)

Bob Etchingham, chief executive of Applegreen. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Applegreen is more likely to turn to shareholders for cash to finance a deal in the UK or US in the coming years than see its two founders sell furthe(...)

Auction Results: Tuesday (September 27th) Christie’s, London. Auction titled “Brian Sewell – Critic & Collector”; the art collection of the late,(...)

An All-Ireland hurling final programme from 1950 featuring Tipperary and Kilkenny

Two September auctions timed to coincide with this month’s All-Ireland hurling and football finals are filled with items of interest to collectors of (...)

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