Ray Coyle

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Tayto Park owner Ray Coyle is very hopeful that Tayto Park can open for longer this year as Covid-19 restrictions are eased.  Photograph: Leon Farrell  / Photocall

The Covid-19 pandemic took a large bite out of Tayto Park’s income last year, with revenues plunging by 82 per cent. Theme park owner Ray Coyle said (...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson during a visit to Tayto Castle crisp factory, Tandragee, Co Armagh on Thursday. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Boris Johnson picked the home of Tayto crisps in the North this week as his photo stunt while on the hustings, hawking his Brexit deal ahead of next m(...)

 The Cú Chulainn roller-coaster in Tayto Park.

An Bord Pleanála has refused planning permission for a €14 million steel roller-coaster for Tayto Park over noise concerns. In a blow to expansion pl(...)

Tayto Snacks Managing director Jeff Swan at the company’s facility  near Ashbourne in Co Meath. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Before taking over the Tayto reins half way through 2018, Jeff Swan went on the company’s factory tour anonymously to follow families around and liste(...)

Jeff Swan, managing director of Tayto Snacks, said the investment will release manufacturing bottlenecks. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Tayto Snacks is undertaking a €16 million investment programme which will make its factory in Ashbourne, Co Meath more efficient. The crisp business (...)

The combined businesses will operate under the Green Isle Foods banner and will seek to grow and develop the Green Isle and Donegal Catch brands

The Government-backed Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) has emerged as the biggest investor in the acquisition of the Green Isle and Donegal Ca(...)

Tayto Snacks managing director Jeff Swan. The business also owns the King crisps brand, Hula Hoops, plus the Perri and KP snack brands

Largo Foods, the Meath-based snack manufacturer that owns the Tayto and Hunky Dory brands, has rebranded as Tayto Snacks to boost its public associati(...)

New accounts for Tayto Park show it recorded an 8 per cent rise in pre-tax profits last year to €3.65m.

Ireland’s largest theme park, Tayto Park, is to lodge a planning application for its biggest attraction to date, an “iconic” €14 million steel roller-(...)

Ray, Natalya, Ros and Charles Coyle run Tayto Park in Co Meath.
Keeping it in the family

Seventy-five per cent of Irish businesses are family-owned but families are not necessarily happy or harmonious entities. However, there are ways in w(...)

Blaine Callard, chief executive of Harvey Norman in Ireland, argues that the dystopian retail apocalypse narrative is an invention of Silicon Valley and an awestruck media. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Blaine Callard, the ebullient chief executive in Ireland of Harvey Norman, strode on stage on Wednesday at a Dublin retail conference and looked his a(...)

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