Greencore: Shares jumped in the  convenience foods group as Coltrane Asset Management  increased its stake. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Shares in convenience foods group Greencore have jumped up to 8 per cent in the past three days, after it emerged that New York activist hedge fund, C(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Greencore, which makes about half of all sandwiches sold in UK high-street stores, said it had acquired a food-to-go company with a value of £56 milli(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney said on Tuesday that the UK’s biggest sandwich maker is preparing to make a big play on hot food and “in-sto(...)

Doug Howlett is going to leave his role with Munster and return to New Zealand in the autumn. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Doug Howlett has confirmed he is to leave his role as the head of commercial and marketing at Munster in November, ending his 11-year association with(...)

Greencore has become more dependent on the UK after selling its US operation last November to Heartside Foods.

Shares in Greencore, which makes about half of all sandwiches sold on UK’s high streets, slid on Friday after analysts at German brokerage Berenberg d(...)

Colm Barrington: “It’s great to see all the young people coming through and competing at international events on the continent and around the world.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

After 12 years in the role, Colm Barrington has formally stepped down as chairman of Irish Sailing’s Olympic Steering Group (OSG). Previously known f(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Greencore has altered how it plans to disburse £509 million (€570.6 billion) of capital from the sale of its US business amid an outcry from sharehold(...)

Patrick Coveney, CEO, Greencore. The company’s results are due on  Tuesday.

Monday Indicators: Irish manufacturing PMI (Nov); Euro zone manufacturing PMI (Nov); UK manufacturing PMI (Nov); German manufacturing PMI (Nov); US (...)

 Greencore  has sold its  US operation to Hearthside  for $1.1 billion (€863 million). Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney will receive almost €3 million via a special dividend after the food group completed its €863 million sale o(...)

Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney: not used to being on the back foot. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The most pointed criticism directed at Greencore’s board at Wednesday’s extraordinary general meeting to sanction the sale of its US business was that(...)

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