Jack and Tracy  Hamilton on the family farm in Comber Co Down. Photograph: Pacemaker Press

Driving along the back roads on the outskirts of Belfast, one would be forgiven for thinking it a relatively sleepy part of the country, merely facil(...)

Martin, Tracy, Jack and Lance Hamilton of Mash Direct, an independent, family-owned farming and food production enterprise based in Co Down

Mash Direct, the Co Down-based family-owned farming and food production business, has won a deal to supply one of the UK’s biggest supermarket chains (...)

Martin and Tracy Hamilton with their sons Jack and Lance of food company Mash Direct.

When John Henderson beganselling butter, eggs and cheese from a market stall in the centre of Belfast in 1897, every day was a race against time for (...)

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A free entrepreneurship programme in primary schools got the thumbs-up from Irish teachers who are using it. More than 10,000 primary school childr(...)

Brian Hogan from KSG, winner of EY Industry Entrepreneurs of the Year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Brian Hogan of contract catering, restaurant and hospitality service provider KSG was named as the winner of the industry category at the EY Entrepre(...)

Having spent more than 20 years growing fruit and vegetables, Martin Hamilton diversified into the convenience food business forming Mash Direct in 20(...)