Pharmaceutical company Wyeth has been forced to suspend the distribution of female oral contraceptive products after a crackdown by the Irish regulator.
The board of Jurys Doyle Hotel Group was coming under pressure this weekend from large shareholders to engage at least in preliminary discussions with Precinct, the Irish consortium behind a €1.04 billion takeover approach.
Businessmen Ulick McEvaddy and Maurice Cassidy will share a new multi-million-euro windfall with the other former shareholders of radio station FM104 following the agreed €588 million takeover of Scottish Radio Holdings (SRH).
Michael Buckley, the outgoing chief executive of AIB, has proposed an overhaul of the structure of the Irish group that would include a slimmed down version of its capital markets division.
Ryanair deputy chief executives Michael Cawley and Howard Millar are among the high-profile Irish managers who will be obliged shortly to disclose their share dealings in their company.
Telecoms entrepreneur Denis O'Brien and property developer Paddy Kelly are among the who's who of Irish business believed to be backing former banker Tiarnan O'Mahoney in his new venture.