JP McMahon in his Michelin-starred Galway restaurant Ainar: “I’m just too tired of all this uncertainty.”  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

“I’m devastated. I couldn’t sleep last night. We still owe Revenue from before the first lockdown and with rent due on all three premises, I don’t kno(...)

BMD’s accounts show that Meptagon bought 32,813 shares in BMD, 75 per cent of the company, in March in a deal that neither party announced at the time.  Photograph: iStock

Israeli company Meptagon has bought a majority stake in Irish engineering contractor BMD & Company which could have been worth about €7 million on(...)