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Wrightbus workers celebrating as news broke earlier this month that the sale of Wrightbus to Jo Bamford had been agreed in principle. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The Bamford Bus Company has confirmed it has acquired Wrightbus in Ballymena, Co Antrim. It will initially employ just 60 people while it determines t(...)

Unite union officials George Brash (R) and Colin Graham leaving the Wrightbus plant in Ballymena. File photograph: PA

Administrators of the Wrights Group in Ballymena, Co Antrim, are in exclusive talks with one potential buyer, thought to be hydrogen entrepreneur Jo B(...)

Protesters outside Green Pastures church in Ballymena. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Ballymena bus manufacturer that went into administration last week with the loss of 1,200 jobs has received £9.05 million (€10.2 million) of gover(...)

Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

Have you ever seen someone tap-dance to AC/DC’s Thunderstruck? After seeing Hugh Jackman’s The Man. The Music. The Show, I can tick that one off the l(...)

 Trainer Colin Tizzard  on plans for Cue Card:  “We will go to the Ascot Chase, then either the Ryanair or Gold Cup and then on to Aintree. Then I will have him as my hunter.”  Photograph:  Harry Trump/Getty Images

The Co Kilkenny based breeder Harry McCalmont takes over as senior steward of the Turf Club on New Year’s Day when racing’s integrity will be oversee(...)

 Turf Club chief executive Denis Egan: “I would be optimistic we will find a solution and come to an arrangement on testing which is acceptable to everyone.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Turf Club has expressed satisfaction with its €9.6 million integrity budget for next year from Horse Racing Ireland and has indicated more testin(...)

Mark Nash pictured in 1998. Photograph: Collins Court

A jury has been read a letter of retraction written by a man who previously gave gardaí a statement admitting to the murder of two women in Grangegorm(...)

Mivan has worked on a series of high-profile projects outside Ireland, including the construction of the Euro Disney theme park in Paris, re-roofing the historic Dome of the Rock mosque in Jerusalem and refurbishing luxury liner, the QE2.

Construction and engineering group Mivan will continue to trade following the appointment yesterday of Peter Allen of Deloitte as administrator.The An(...)