Judge and lawyers will oversee Quinn Insurance probe

Judge and lawyers will oversee Quinn Insurance probe 'In October two former directors of QIL, Liam McCaffrey and Kevin Lunny, lost a High Court action to delay the inquiry on the grounds it breached their...

Mothercare completes £30m fundraising as it shuts stores

Mothercare completes £30m fundraising as it shuts stores The embattled retailer is shutting stores in the UK. Mothercare has successfully completed a share issue (PA) Mothercare has successfully completed a share issue, raising £32.5 million as it...

Sky CEO hails results as Disney weighs increasing bid

Sky CEO hails results as Disney weighs increasing bid US giants are battling for the bulk of Rupert Murdoch's empire. Photo: Jason Reed/AFP/Getty Images Sky gave Disney another reason to consider bidding higher for Britain's top...

Ringside: Trade steadies as lamb supplies begin to tighten

Ringside: Trade steadies as lamb supplies begin to tighten The best that can be said about factory lamb prices this week is that not all factories chose to reduce their official quotes. Holding steady yesterday morning...

Trespassing fears for papal event

Trespassing fears for papal event (stock photo) A receiver has been given permission by the High Court to seek to have alleged trespassers on a Co Mayo business park site sent to prison for breaching court...

Guinness and gin sales help drive profits at Diageo

Guinness and gin sales help drive profits at Diageo Guinness sales in Ireland grew 2pc in 12 months (Stock image) Operating profit at drinks giant Diageo increased 3.7pc year-on-year to £3.7bn (€4.2bn) in the 12 months...

New figures reveal scale of broadband disconnect in the west

New figures reveal scale of broadband disconnect in the west (stock image) A fixed date needs to be put in place to sign off on the National Broadband Plan (NBP) as almost half of premises in...

‘We’ll improve the business for the next generation’ – Meet the family looking after...

'We'll improve the business for the next generation' - Meet the family looking after Irish people since 1825   Stephen Eustace says staff accommodation is a big challenge. 'The centre was open three months before the first...

Facebook shares plunge dramatically after user growth slows

Facebook shares plunge dramatically after user growth slows The social media company’s financial results fell short of Wall Street expectations Facebook shares have fallen in value (Dominic Lipinski/AP) Facebook may be heading for the worst day on...

Galway must make hay while they can – Hayes

Galway must make hay while they can - Hayes Former Galway star and EirGrid ambassador Damien Hayes outside Croke Park with a picture of himself celebrating a goal in 2010 as part of the GAA...

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