Tony Smyth

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A Genesys company in California has paid €1.3 billion for a share in Irish company Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories. Photograph: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images

Genesys, a US customer service tech group that bought Galway company Altocloud last year from RTÉ Dragons’ Den star Barry O’Sullivan, is shifting abou(...)

Group sales at the existing Smyths 110-strong network are nearing €600 million, and expansion puts the €1 billion barrier in Smyths’ sights. Photograph: Frank Miller

Among the reams of documents filed in the US for the proposed €79 million Smyths Toys takeover of the central European division of Toys R Us, there is(...)

The aggression the Smyths brothers showed in the chain’s UK expansion indicates they are unlikely to be overawed at the prospect of being catapulted into the heart of the European market.  Photograph: Frank Miller

It’s a long way from Claremorris to Cologne. But we shouldn’t have to wait too long to find out how the Smyth toy-retailing family intends bridging i(...)

 Toys R Us deal is likely to push the Smyth’s group annual revenues towards €1bn. Photograph: Frank Miller

Smyths Toys has agreed to pay up to €79 million for the central European division of Toys R Us, comprising 90 outlets in Germany, Austria and Switzerl(...)

A statement on behalf of Smyths said it has “entered into a definitive agreement” to buy the tri-country Toys R Us unit, including its head office in Cologne

Smyths Toys, the Mayo family-owned retailing group, will almost double in size after agreeing a huge deal to buy rival, Toys R Us, in Germany, Austria(...)

Flood defence work is carried out on the banks of the east side of the River Shannon in Athlone earlier this year. An Engineers Ireland conference was told there is no ‘blindingly obvious’ to the issue of flooding in the State. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

More than 40 per cent of people blame building on flood plains as the main cause of homes and property being flooded, a survey carried out for Enginee(...)