That old Irish joke, that the first item on any agenda is ‘the split’, has been superseded by the never-ending debate around the wisdom of amalgamating Cork city and county councils or of extending city boundaries to encompass growing dormitory towns and villages.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
Mon, 10 Oct, 2016
Bookmakers BoyleSports has reconfirmed its interest in scooping up retail shops in the UK after Britain’s competition watchdog said Ladbrokes and Gala Coral must sell around 350 to 400 shops to obtain clearance for their proposed merger.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2016
Paddy Power’s management has said it will not decide on the level of redundancies stemming from its near €7bn merger with UK rival Betfair until completion of the deal in the first quarter of 2016.
Tue, 22 Dec, 2015
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015
Pfizer’s talks to acquire botox-maker Allergan in a $150bn (€140.8bn) deal, the global drug industry’s largest ever, that would see the US drug giant re-domicile in Ireland accelerated yesterday, even as the US Treasury prepared to clamp down further on such tax inversions.
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
Ireland’s tax regime may again face the international spotlight, at an uncomfortable time for the country, after two of the world’s pharmaceutical giants yesterday confirmed they are in talks over a mega billion dollar merger that appears to be driven by Irish tax considerations.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
Senior Labour TD Ciarán Lynch has taken another apparent swipe at his party colleague Alan Kelly, saying the Department of Environment, over which Mr Kelly is minister, has done more to reduce the power of local government “than the British administration ever did in 800 years”.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
Initial professional fees connected with its proposed merger with US banana producer, Chiquita, affected profits at Fyffes in the early part of this year, but the Dublin-based fruit distributor has maintained its positive earnings forecast for this year.
Thu, 15 May, 2014