The company appointed Joe Purcell (centre) as chief executive officer in 2015, replacing Kevin Barry.

Kevin Barry, the former chief executive of Irish engineering group Mincon, is to step down from the company’s board following a three year transition (...)

Joseph Purcell from Mincon (centre). Photograph: Maxwells

Irish engineering group Mincon’s acquisition of Swedish company Driconeq should grow revenues 20 per cent this year, the group has said. The company(...)

Aaron Gillane scored 11 points for Limerick in the win over Laois. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Limerick 1-25 Laois 0-18 Limerick began their eight attempt in a row to get out of Division 1B with a 10-point win over Laois in a disappointing cont(...)

A 41st-minute Eamon Dillon goal helped Dublin on their way. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 2-28 Laois 1-15 Youthful Laois ran out of steam against a determined Dublin side who delivered a strong second half to earn their place in thi(...)

Ketamine and cocaine worth over €1m were found by gardaí in  Kildare lock-up  where Patrick Purcell (33) had been spotted

A Dublin man who was holding more than €1 million worth of drugs in a rented Co Kildare storage facility has been sentenced to nine years in prison wi(...)

Laois manager Séamus Plunkett and top scorer Zane Keenan celebrate at the end of the Leinster SHC quarter-final against Offaly at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise. Photo: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Laois 29 Offaly 21 Laois manager Séamus ‘Cheddar’ Plunkett played down any effect his resignation and return may have had on his side’s performance (...)

Rathdowney Errill’s Joe Fitzpatrick prepares to clear as  Jude Sweeney of Kilmacud Crokes closes in at Parnell Park. Photo: Photo: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Kilmacud Crokes 0-23 Rathdowney-Errill 0-22 For the second match running, Kilmacud made it through a very tricky contest after extra time. Unlike in (...)

Shannon-based Mincon Engineering won an award in 2010 for designing and manufacturing the drill that secured access to the 33 Chilean miners

Irish engineering company Mincon plans to raise €50 million from floating on the Dublin and London stock exchanges this month.The Shannon-based firm, (...)