Tom Lynch

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 A deserted Temple Bar, Dublin, during Level 5  restrictions. Photograph: Laura Hutton

A group representing Dublin city-centre businesses wants criteria widened for income supports for businesses affected by the pandemic. It says some bu(...)

A major push towards legalisation here may come from US and Canadian cannabis corporations who view Ireland as a jump-off point into the EU market. Photograph:  Rungroj Yongrit/EPA

It is inevitable that cannabis will be legalised in Ireland in the coming years. It may take five years or even longer for the prohibition to be fully(...)

Michael Hooper and Michael Cheika after the second Bledisloe Cup match between New Zealand and Australia at Eden Park. Photograph: PA

The level of frustration in Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika’s face was evident after his side were beaten 40-12 by the All Blacks in their Rugby C(...)

Leo Varadkar:  moved to reassure women whose smear tests returned a negative result that they should not worry that those results may not be accurate. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The Taoiseach fell prey to an accidental doughnut during Leaders’ Questions. It was probably just a coincidence. Although some would say it was 100 (...)

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(...)

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(...)

The Property Services Regulatory Authority has received hundreds of complaints from house hunters about unlicensed staff, gazumping and fake bids. Photograph: Frank Miller

The State’s new property regulator is to begin a major crackdown on rogue estate agents and auctioneers, according to the Sunday Business Post. The Pr(...)

Dr Ivan Coulter, founder and chief executive of Sigmoid, said the company had raised €25 million since it was founded in 2003. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sigmoid Pharma, a Dublin-based drug developer, has raised €5 million in new investment from Canadian company Pendopharm. The Irish firm, which is base(...)

Allied Irish Banks lent €1 million to developer Michael O’Flynn to buy racehorses in January 2008. Photograph: Courtpix

€1m racehorses Allied Irish Banks lent €1 million to developer Michael O’Flynn to buy racehorses in January 2008, just months before the credit crunch(...)