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Kingspan CEO Gene Murtagh has regularly acknowledged that the group is constantly looking for businesses to buy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish group Kingspan has pulled out of the €2 billion race for Bridgestone’s Firestone Building Products business. Kingspan and building materials ma(...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh this week warned staff that rebuilding trust will take time following damaging revelations  at an inquiry into the Grenfell tower block fire in London. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish building materials group Kingspan said the managing director of its insulation boards business, Peter Wilson, will retire at the end of the year(...)

The  Grenfell Tower tragedy took place in 2017.  Photograph: PA Wire

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh has warned workers that rebuilding trust will take time following damaging revelations about the Irish insulatio(...)

Grenfell Tower after the blaze in North Kensington, London,  which killed 72 people

Kingspan, the manufacturer of Grenfell Tower’s combustible insulation, rigged tests and hired lobbyists after the disaster to try to persuade MPs that(...)

Ornua global foods division managing director Róisín Hennerty, who has won The Irish Times Business Person of the Year Award 2020. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The managing director of Ornua’s global foods division, Róisín Hennerty, has won The Irish Times Business Person of the Year Award at a virtual ceremo(...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh  expects the general economic environment to be tougher than it was before the Covid-19 crisis. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Kingspan shares surged on Friday after the Irish insulation specialist reported that first-half profits fell 13 per cent to €200 million. The Co Cava(...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh has said the company will only do deals it believes offer the group good value. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Insulation specialist Kingspan is buying a Slovenian business that makes roofs and facades, it has emerged. The news comes as Cavan-based Kingspan pre(...)

The second set of seven winners of this year’s Irish Times Business Person of the Month Awards are among the country’s most accomplished business leaders. Photograph: Getty Images

From multimillion euro company sales to success in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, the second set of seven winners of this year’s Irish Times Busin(...)

Liam Kavanagh, MD of The Irish Times, presents the Top 1000 Distinguished Leader in Business award to Breege O’Donoghue of Primark at last year’s Irish Times Business Awards. Photograph: Kieran Harnett

Some of the country’s leading business people and companies have been selected for the third annual Irish Times Business Awards, which are being held (...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh: the company’s  bank debt currently stands at €551m

Insulation giant Kingspan said on Thursday that its sales slumped 35 per cent in the normally busy month of April as construction markets globally wer(...)

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