BHSL co-founder Jack O’Connor: Limerick County Council told him  it was no longer permitted to spread chicken manure as fertiliser

Adversity became the mother of innovation for Limerick-based BHSL, which has developed a unique, patent-protected system to convert poultry manure int(...)

Carl Leaver, who has also held senior roles at Marks & Spencer and DeVere, will become Eir’s next chairman. Photograph: Mike Ellis

The stock-market bound telco group Eir has selected British gambling company executive, Carl Leaver, as its next chairman. Mr Leaver, currently the d(...)

Biomass Heating Solutions Limited founders Jack and Declan O’Connor. The company has raised €12 million in the last year.

Irish agritech business Biomass Heating Solutions Limited (BHSL) has raised €7 million in new equity from a number of high-net-worth individuals. It h(...)

Padraig McManus, chairman of Eir

Eir chairman Padraig McManus is stepping down from the role later this year, the board announced on Friday. Mr McManus took up the role at the end of (...)

BHSL’s newly appointed chairman, former Kerry Group chief executive Denis Brosnan(left) at the company’s facility in Kantoher, Co Limerick.

Irish agritech business BHSL has appointed former Kerry Group chief executive Denis Brosnan as chairman of the company as it launches a process to ra(...)

“Non-resident directors can reclaim vouched travel expenses at cost, whereas resident directors must pay tax on these. This makes no sense and is unfair”

Spare a thought for Ireland-resident non-executive directors (NEDs). These are the people who sit on the boards of listed companies, private businesse(...)

Richard Moat CEO of Eir: as part of its fibre broadband roll-out, and under the auspices of its NBP bid, Eir has already submitted five “access requests” to ESB seeking to use its infrastructure. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Nobody is more intimately acquainted with the ESB and its extensive network of pylons than its telecoms cousin Eir. Eir’s chairman Padraig McManus wa(...)

Danske Bank is to sell off the remaining parts of its Irish business.

Danske Bank sell-off The Sunday Business Post reports that Danske Bank is to sell off the unsecured debts of thousands of borrowers, including cred(...)

Curragh Racecourse Ltd said on Tuesday that it has appointed Derek McGrath as chief executive of the company, which will own, operate and redevelop the racecourse and training grounds in Co Kildare.

Former European rugby chief, Derek McGrath, is to oversee the planned €65 million redevelopment of the Curragh Racecourse, Ireland’s premier flat trac(...)

Before joining Eircom as CFO in 2012, Richard Moat  spent 10 years as CEO of a number of telecoms businesses, most recently leading T-Mobile UK as its managing director. (Photograph: Fennell Photography)

Richard Moat, acting chief executive officer at Eircom, has been formally appointed to the role. Mr Moat has been the chief financial officer and exec(...)

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