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Shares in Tesco surged as much as 11.8 per cent this week, as it reported a better-than-expected 16.6 per cent jump in core-retail operating profits for the six months to August. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Tesco’s Cork-born chief, Ken Murphy, has spotted a surge in activity in the supermarket giant’s frozen aisles of late, with customers snapping up turk(...)

Tesco said its sales declined in the first quarter, reflecting the impact of stockpiling in the prior year which was ‘particularly marked due to earlier and stricter lockdown restrictions than in the UK’.  Photograph:  Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Tesco’s sales in the Republic in the first half of its financial year declined by about 2 per cent to €1.45 billion when compared with the same period(...)

Professor of biochemistry at Trinity College Dublin Luke O’Neill speaks to journalist Zara King at the Kennedy Summer School

After an absence last year due to pandemic, the Kennedy Summer School has resumed this weekend with a series of discussion panels around Irish and Ame(...)

Like-for-like sales rose 14 per cent at Tesco Ireland last year

Tesco’s Irish business recorded sales of €2.67 billion for the 52 weeks ending February 27th, up 13 per cent versus the prior year. Like-for-like sal(...)

Ken Murphy, outgoing director general of the Law Society at Blackhall Place. He first took up the position  in March 1995, when he was 38 years old. Photograph: Alan Betson

The effect of the pandemic on the legal profession is not uniform, but everyone’s income is being hit, according to the outgoing director general of t(...)

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak in the House of Commons in London.

Tesco is leading calls for an online sales tax to be imposed on digital retailers such as Amazon, as UK chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak weighs(...)

Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Tesco, Britain’s biggest retailer, has experienced some disruption to supplies, particularly to Ireland, North and South, since a post-Brexit trade de(...)

Last month Tesco estimated the pandemic would cost it £725 million this year. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Tesco said on Wednesday it would repay £585 million (€644.5 million) of Covid-19 pandemic business rates relief it received from the UK government as (...)

Photograph:  Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Grocery retailer Tesco on Wednesday reported a 15.6 per cent fall in core profit, with a jump in sales due to the Covid-19 pandemic more than outweigh(...)

Ken Murphy (top right) working with Peter O’Toole on RTÉ’s Strumpet City

Ken Murphy who died on September 4th, was in the vanguard of young film cameramen who joined RTÉ in the 1960s. In the early days of the station, it (...)

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