Larry Goodman

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Sports Direct may shutter House of Fraser after Christmas according to reports, after chief executive Mike Ashley said his company made a mistake in acquiring the retail business. Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas / AFP / Getty Images

Almost all House of Fraser stores are expected to shut after Christmas as Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley goes cold on the idea of reviving the troubl(...)

Tesco has adopted UN sustainable development goal 12.3, which calls for a reduction by half in farm-to-fork food waste over the next decade. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Twelve major own-label suppliers of Tesco Ireland have pledged to substantially cut food waste, as part of a scheme run by the retailer to halve its f(...)

A photograph released by Dawn Meats, dated September 16th, purports to show a protester with his face hidden, among a group outside the company’s plant in Grannagh, Co Kilkenny.  Dawn Meats/PA Wire

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan was today updated on ongoing cattle-price protests at a meeting with representatives of meat factories involved (...)

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(...)

Maurice Pratt. chairman Uniphar with Daryl Byrne, chief executive of Euronext Dublin, and Ger Rabbette. chief executive, Uniphar at the bell ringing ceremony at Euronext Dublin.

Timing the stock market is mug’s game, as Maurice Pratt might say. The then C&C chief executive had to abandon a flotation of the cider maker in(...)

The London-headquartered company could look to offload up to 50 per cent of Green Reit’s property portfolio once it secures ownership. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

UK property company Henderson Park Capital is weighing up the sale of certain assets within the Green Reit portfolio following the completion of its €(...)

Gordon Dunne, far left, has already stepped away from his duties at the Mater hospital in Dublin. An interim chief executive, Alan Sharp, has been appointed. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The chief executive of the Mater hospital in Dublin, which is among the busiest public hospitals in the State, is leaving to work for businessman Larr(...)

Green Reit became the first real-estate investment trust to float on the Irish stock market in 2013, before going on to amass a €1.48bn portfolio of prime office, logistics and development assets. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

UK property company Henderson Park is on track to agree to acquire Green Reit this week, hastening the stock-market exit of the first real-estate trus(...)

Farmers say for every €10 of beef bought off the shelves, the farmer gets €2, the processor gets €2.90 and the supermarket gets €5.10. Photograph: Todd Korol/Reuters

For Hugh Doyle, farmer protests that have been crippling meat factories around the country are nothing less than a last-gasp fight for the very surviv(...)

Larry Goodman:  it is at his exploits in the healthcare industry, the trio of Irish private hospitals in which he is involved, where we have witnessed the full breadth of his approach to business. File photograph: Alan Betson

In reporting the affairs of media-shy Irish billionaires, those of Dermot Desmond and, in particular, Denis O’Brien garner most attention. They are th(...)

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