Ed Micheau

Ed Micheau

NTR casts its eye to America

NTR casts its eye to America

NTR last week deepened its involvement in the British waste market with the announcement of two deals for €10 million: the acquisitions of waste management and recycling firm Wastelink and RU Recycling.

Greencore may defy government on €98.5m aid

Greencore may defy government on €98.5m aid

Greencore may defy a government decision taken last week to award it €98.5 million in sugar regime restructuring aid when the company completes a restructuring plan by July 31.

Hotels faring better than B&Bs

Hotels faring better than B&Bs

Two thirds of hoteliers across the country expect business this year to be well ahead of last year, according to the latest tourism industry barometer survey by Failte Ireland.

Developer set to control fashion chain

Developer set to control fashion chain

Property developer Paddy Kelly is set to acquire complete control of the Irish operations of Mango, the expanding international fashion chain, in a deal worth €5 million.

Abbey fails to build momentum

Abbey fails to build momentum

You would have to go a long way to find an unhappy builder in Ireland these days but there were some glum faces at the Irish-registered housebuilding group Abbey last week.

Carroll sizes up Greencore’s landbank

Carroll sizes up Greencore’s landbank

As chairman of Celtic, billionaire Dermot Desmond is acquainted with the lyrics of the well-loved song It’s A Grand Old Team To Play For, in which fans of the Bhoys proudly sing: ‘And if you know your history…'

Greencore’s sugar compensation hopes buoyed by Swedish award

Greencore’s sugar compensation hopes buoyed by Swedish award

Greencore’s prospects of receiving the lion’s share of €145 million in EU restructuring aid have been boosted by the news that Sweden is set to award its farmers and contractors just 12.5 per cent of its restructuring funds to quit the sugar industry

Blow to Anglo as another executive leaves

Blow to Anglo as another executive leaves

David Drumm, chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank, will have to cast the net wider to find a new head of group treasury after the departure of another senior executive last week.

Investors wary of Irish stock market

Investors wary of Irish stock market

‘Sell in May a n d g o away’, the time-honoured Wall Street saying, looks less of a cliche and more a truism this weekend after another turbulent week for stock markets across the globe.

Firms vie for Irish Open

Firms vie for Irish Open

AIB, Allianz and O2 are some of the companies expected to be in the running to take over the sponsorship of the new look €3million Irish Open golf tournament.

Patient suitors wait under Clerys’ clock

Patient suitors wait under Clerys’ clock

Legend has it that a rendez vous beneath Clerys’ clock on O’Connell Street has been the starting point of many a successful relationship in the nation’s capital.

Greencore eyes bid for Park Cakes

Greencore eyes bid for Park Cakes

Greencore is expected to submit a bid for Park Cakes, the English manufacturer that is being sold in a stg£200 million (���290 million) disposal programme by troubled group Northern Foods.

Aer Lingus on target for €85m profit

Aer Lingus on target for €85m profit

Aer Lingus is on course to achieve its target of an operating profit of €85million this year, a 17 per cent increase on last year’s performance.

Fuel bill clips wings at Ryanair

Fuel bill clips wings at Ryanair

Events, as former British prime minister Harold Macmillan once quipped, are what politicians fear most.

DCC holds fast to weather global equity market storm

DCC holds fast to weather global equity market storm

Shares in sales and marketing services group DCC emerged from the storm that raged among international equity markets last week pretty much intact.