A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Fri, 22 Jan, 2021
Mon, 04 Jan, 2021
Fri, 18 Dec, 2020
Thu, 30 Apr, 2020
Fri, 03 Apr, 2020
Shares in Irish-based building insulation specialist Kingspan fell as much as 6% on the back of its plans to slash workers’ salaries and scrap its shareholder dividend in a bid to maintain financial discipline as the fallout from the spread of the Covid-19 virus continues.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020
Two of Ireland’s largest publicly quoted companies — Kerry Group and Kingspan — have made significant investments to boost their respective operations in the US and UK.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2020
The building industry here has the capacity to expand housing output by 30% a year over the next few years, without causing huge strain, the chief executive of Kingspan has said.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2020
Building insulation specialist Kingspan will need to spend around €1bn on acquisitions over the next two years in order to maintain share price momentum, according to Davy.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2020
A prime example of a local enterprise with a global reach is Fexco, based in Killorglin, Co Kerry.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2020
Cavan crunched the numbers at an electrified Kingspan Breffni to breathe new life into Mickey Graham’s reign as manager.
Sun, 02 Feb, 2020
Global shares and the price of oil dropped amid growing concern that a virus spreading from China could curb global growth.
Thu, 23 Jan, 2020
Small margins separate a very good season from a title-winning one and Alan O’Connor says Ulster have identified three areas where they need to add an extra one per cent in order to get over the line in big games.
Thu, 16 Jan, 2020
From a wolf mural on the wall to a new “fortress feeling”, Ulster are feeling fairly unbeatable at home these days.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2020
Irish shares surged after Boris Johnson secured a resounding election victory in the UK, as banks, property, travel firms, and hoteliers tapped into the sharp climb in the value of sterling.
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
As he prepares to lead Ulster out at home for the first time since taking over as captain, Iain Henderson has a vision of what he wants.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2019
The competition in Ulster’s back three means a shiny new three-year contract guarantees Rob Lyttle nothing — but he is more than willing to fight for every chance he can get.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2019
The improvement in Ulster’s away form in Europe last season under Dan McFarland is something the head coach wants to see maintained and, if possible, bettered as they head into the unknown.
Wed, 13 Nov, 2019
Belgian company Recticel, part of which Cavan-based building insulation group Kingspan tried to buy for €700m earlier this year, has issued a profit warning, sending its shares tumbling by nearly 6%.
Thu, 31 Oct, 2019
Building insulation specialist Kingspan has agreed a £37.5m (€42m) aquisition in the UK despite Brexit uncertainty leading to a slowdown in that market.
Mon, 07 Oct, 2019
Growth in UK-exposed Irish stocks slowed yesterday and sterling was unmoved against the euro, after two days of rises, amid warnings that the chance of a no-deal Brexit occurring at the end of next month remains significant.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
UK-exposed Irish shares rose for a second day on lingering hopes of an avoidance of a crash-out, no-deal Brexit.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
Irish shares and Government bond yields fell today as a political manoeuvre by UK prime minister Boris Johnson was seen as boosting the chances of a crash-out Brexit at Halloween and an early British election.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2019
Building insulation specialist Kingspan is hopeful of making further acquisitions before the end of the year to boost its international scale and help mitigate a slowdown in markets like the UK and Germany.
Fri, 23 Aug, 2019
The Irish Stock Exchange has been on an interesting journey during 2019, writes.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
The scenes on Sunday evening in Portrush, Clara and pretty much everywhere across the country following his emphatic Open Championship victory confirmed Shane Lowry’s status as one of Ireland’s most popular sports stars.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
Around 45 minutes from throw-in time, with the sense of anticipation building in Kingspan Breffni Park ahead of Donegal’s semi-final win over Tyrone, a familiar figure was calmly stepping out distances between the cones he was setting down and the poles he was plopping in.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
The seafood development agency, Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), which has collected more than 600 tonnes of old or damaged fishing nets for recycling, exchanged ideas with the sector for reducing the impact of marine waste on the environment at a recent workshop in Cork.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
The fall of Theresa May pushed sterling slightly higher, but only after the currency had fallen sharply in the past week on the prospect her probable successor, hard Brexiteer Boris Johnson would drive Britain out of the EU without a deal.
Fri, 24 May, 2019
Sterling slipped further and Irish shares fell sharply as fears of investors rose that the political turmoil in the UK will lead to Boris Johnson becoming leader, and Britain crashing out of the EU without a deal.
Thu, 23 May, 2019
Kingspan founder and chairman Eugene Murtagh has made €44.5m from selling a tranche of his shares in the company.
Fri, 17 May, 2019
Rory Best’s ankle injury has cleared up in time to allow him to have the send-off he hoped for, and the Ireland captain suspects he’ll be an emotional wreck when he says goodbye at the Kingspan Stadium tonight
Sat, 04 May, 2019
Shares in Kingspan fell 3% as the building materials group ruled out resurrecting its €700m bid for Belgian firm Recticel’s insulation division.
Fri, 03 May, 2019
Standards are standards, and regardless of what’s at stake Dan McFarland is still demanding a performance from his scratch side in this evening’s PRO14 dead rubber against Leinster.
Sat, 27 Apr, 2019
Kingspan is not expected to make a revised offer for Belgian company Recticel despite the latter being open to a higher offer.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
Connacht scrum-half Caolin Blade says having Champions Cup rugby wrapped up for next season is a huge boost but they are determined to have a right crack at finishing this campaign with silverware.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
Ulster have serious concerns they’ll be without Jacob Stockdale for the Guinness PRO14 quarter-final against Connacht next month.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019
Shares in specialist building materials group Kingspan rose almost 3% as it said it had offered €700m for the insulation division of Belgian mattress firm Recticel.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
Business group, environmental body, and sports organisations get behind plan to fight the threat
Sat, 23 Mar, 2019
Building material group, Kingspan, has partnered with a foundation that removes plastic from the ocean and plans to reuse as much of the plastic recovered as it can in the production of insulation products.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2019
Joe Brolly and Jarlath Burns are strange bedfellows.
Tue, 12 Mar, 2019
“They hurt us when we were down there in Thomond Park, and there were a few young fellas playing who didn’t get the best experience of representing their province.”
Wed, 19 Dec, 2018
The experts predict that a defeat may be snatched from the jaws of victory, with logic lacking in the Brexit negotiations. From local concerns to the international outlook,report on this week’s Brexit progress.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018
Ulster go into their Pool 4, Heineken Cup battle against Racing 92 this evening without talisman scrum-half, John Cooney, who has a shoulder injury. Dave Shanahan steps in at the spectacular La Defense Arena, in the western suburbs of Paris. Kieran Treadwell is coming in at lock for Alan O’Connor, while tight-head, Marty Moore, gets his first competitive Ulster start, since his move from Wasps in the summer.
Sat, 20 Oct, 2018