Rose Hynes

Former Shannon Group chairwoman Rose Hynes is taking the same role at the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) on an interim basis. Minister for Transport (...)

Led by chief executive Alan Walsh, IPL Plastics has factories in the Republic, Canada, the US, the UK, Europe and China.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Madison Dearborn looks poised to buy IPL Plastics after the Irish-Canadian manufacturer’s shareholders backed a €356 million sale to the US investor. (...)

 IPL Plastics CEO Alan Walsh. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Given that two-thirds of shareholders have to vote for it at the end of next month, it would be wrong to say that IPL Plastic’s €356 million sale to U(...)

IPL chief executive Alan Walsh  Photograph: Dave Meehan

IPL Plastics is a step closer to a €356 million sale to US investor Madison Dearborn after likely bidders decided against offering a higher price for (...)

Alan Walsh, chief executive of IPL Plastics. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Dublin-headquartered IPL Plastics reported on Wednesday that its earnings slumped 37 per cent in the second quarter as the maker of everything from yo(...)

IPL Plastics chief executive Alan Walsh: Irish shareholders, who hold 25-30 per cent, want the company to establish whether or not it can secure a better offer before accepting the Madison Dearborn bid.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Plastics maker IPL faces deal-breaker fees of up to €12.3 million should it flush out a higher offer than the €350 million that US investor Madison De(...)

IPL chief executive Alan Walsh. The company’s Irish backers maintain that since the plastic maker floated on the Toronto market in 2018, raising €120 million, it has largely ignored their interests: Photograph: Dave Meehan

Irish shareholders will press on with complaints to regulators against plastics maker IPL but have welcomed news that Madison Dearborn is offering to (...)

IPL chief executive Alan Walsh: IPL traces back to the old IAWS food and agriculture supplies business

News that Madison Dearborn is prepared to pay around €350 million for Irish-Canadian plastics-maker IPL may help resolve a row building between manage(...)

The K Club in Co Kildare: 550-acre estate features a hotel and golf course. Photograph: Eric Luke

About 100 prospective buyers, many from Asia and the US, have expressed interest in the K Club since its owner, businessman Michael Smurfit, put the h(...)

Located in Staffan, Co Kildare, the K Club has a 134-bedroom hotel and two 18-hole championship golf courses designed by major-winning US professional, Arnold Palmer.

Businessman Michael Smurfit is putting the K-Club golf resort and hotel up for sale for €80 million. Mr Smurfit and the K Club are fighting a high-pr(...)

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