John Heffernan

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Aryzta has been struggling to turn itself around after a disastrous acquisition spree in the wake of the financial crash.

Takeover target Aryzta has announced the departure of another senior executive from the company. Gregory Sklikas, chief executive Europe, will leave w(...)

An Aryzta meeting in Duebendorf, Switzerland, 2018. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

US investment firm Elliott has provided further details of its latest bid to acquire Swiss-Irish food group Aryzta while denying it was trying to get (...)

Identigen’s technology combines DNA and data analytics to provide farm-to-table tracing on animals and meat

The founders of food safety business Identigen are the big winners from the sale of the business to the animal health division of US drug giant MSD. (...)

Ballyliffin Golf Club in Donegal has approximately 30 per cent of its membership who reside in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/R&A via Getty Images

It’s a funny one, but not funny in any ha-ha sort of way; and certainly not for any golfers in those Border counties living outside the designated 5km(...)

Aviation entrepreneur Ulick McEvaddy who, along with his brother Des, owns 50 hectares of land adjacent to Dublin Airport. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dublin Airport owner DAA made an offer to purchase a site where a contentious plan for a third terminal is being advanced and told its owners that fai(...)

Married couples with one earner can earn up to €43,550 before moving into the higher tax bracket.

Here is one certainty in life: if you get married, you won’t pay more tax. “Any couples thinking of getting hitched can rest assured – bar the cost o(...)

Gary McGann, chairman and Kevin Toland, chief executive of Aryzta at the company’s AGM last month in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Speciality baker Aryzta has cut its 2018 core profit forecast sharply due to ongoing weakness in European and US markets, knocking its shares by as mu(...)

Aryzta lost as much as 38 per cent of its value in 2017

Swiss-Irish food group Arytza has made two key appointments as it looks to rebuild the ailing business. Aryzta, owner of the Cuisine de France bakery(...)

Irish farmland: the Minister highlighted the 1 per cent rate applying to transfers of farmland within families and the abolishing of the age restriction for the transferor as key concessions for farmers

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has welcomed two key measures in the Finance Bill in relation to stamp duty on agricultural land transactions. (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe  announced a tripling of the stamp duty payable by purchasers in commercial property transactions. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has announced commercial stamp duty refunds to purchasers of residential sites, if they start building homes on t(...)

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