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...

Farmers selling off shares to cover bills

Farmers selling off shares to cover bills Farmers have been trading in shares. Stock photo: Depositphotos Farmers have been forced to sell shares and equities as a result of the crippling cost of the current fodder...

Diageo toasts gin and Guinness sales

Diageo toasts gin and Guinness sales The Guinness Storehouse at St James's Gate in Dublin - sales of Guinness in Europe rose by 6pc, driving overall sales growth Shares in Diageo were down 1.32pc in afternoon...

TV3 owner injected ‘€10m to €15m’ to drive turnaround in station

TV3 owner injected '€10m to €15m' to drive turnaround in station TV3 owner Liberty Global injected "€10m to €15m" into the Irish broadcaster to drive a turnaround, according to the CEO of the global cable...

Trump says China is ‘vicious,’ using US farmers as trade pawns

Trump says China is 'vicious,' using US farmers as trade pawns Mr Trump is showing no let-up in his war of words with major economies (AP) US President Donald Trump accused China on Wednesday of targeting...

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...

‘There has never been a better time to be a woman in the property...

'There has never been a better time to be a woman in the property industry' Joint winner of the Emerging Talent award at the 2017 KPMG Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Awards, Roisin Lafferty speaks...

Device detonated outside US embassy in Beijing

Device detonated outside US embassy in Beijing Officials and security personnel stand near the site of reported blast just south of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) An explosion outside the US embassy in...

Number drawing down a mortgage jumps

Number drawing down a mortgage jumps Stock image The number of people drawing down a mortgage has jumped as house-building activity has increased. Some 17,337 people were issued with a home loan in the first half of...

Butter sales drive China’s 30pc increase in dairy imports

Butter sales drive China's 30pc increase in dairy imports Dairy imports up 30pc but demand for cheese and skimmed milk powder drops Demand for butter is driving Chinese dairy imports. Photo: Stock China increased its dairy imports...

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