Patrick Kennedy, Chief Executive of Paddy Power, said that the bottom 10 per cent of the market is responsible for one third of what is spent on media ads

Watch any British commercial TV channel after the watershed these days and you will there is an inordinate number of ads for betting businesses and, m(...)

The Dublin-listed bookmaker yesterday warned that a string of punter-friendly racing and football results would leave operating profit for the year around €11 million lower than it forecast

Paddy Power is facing increased competition in its UK online business as smaller rivals attempt to carve out a larger slice of the market ahead of tax(...)

Paddy Powers’s  chief financial officer Cormac McCarthy and chief executive Patrick Kennedy present the firm’s interim results yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Analysts trimmed their forecasts for Paddy Power yesterday after the listed bookie warned poor foreign exchange rates could knock €4 million off full-(...)

Café in New Ross ready for the Kennedy family today. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Taoiseach Enda Kenny marked the friendships between Ireland and the US in an address marking the 50th anniversary of the visit here by US president Jo(...)

Joe Kennedy with his family when he was US ambassador in London.

In 1848, Patrick Kennedy surveyed the moonscape that was Dunganstown, County Wexford. He regarded both the dead potatoes and his dead neighbours and c(...)

John F Kennedy poses with relatives   in Dunganstown, Co Wexford, on his visit to Ireland in 1963.

Mary Robinson once said that the smell of fresh paint would be one of the abiding memories of her presidency. Local communities always seemed to have (...)

Emotional: one caller said her daughter had been strapped into a high chair by a creche worker as a punishment for eating another child’s food. Photograph:  Emielke van Wyk/Gallo/Getty

It can be a charged and stressful environment, full of crying, shouting and incoherent babbling; one can understand, though not condone, how someone w(...)

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