A company behind 15 of the Press Up Group’s pubs has just filed accounts. It is making money
Accounts filed for the Workman’s Club give an insight into the performance of well-known bars, primarily in Dublin, including Peruke & Periwig on Dawson Street, Mary’s Bar off Grafton Street, and the Workman’s Club in Temple Bar.
Meet the former trainee priest who took a 115-year-old family business global
Kilkenny animal feed manufacturer Connolly's Red Mills is one of Ireland’s oldest family businesses. For 30 years, Michael Connolly has travelled the world looking for new export markets. Now based in Dubai, he reflects upon the lessons he learned along the way.
The Press Up group has filed accounts for six of its major hotels. Here is what we learned
The group, controlled by Paddy McKillen junior and Matt Ryan, is one of the country’s largest hospitality operators. It has filed accounts for three companies that offer an insight into the performance of its hotel interests.
“We need a bigger state. We need to pay more taxes to have the society we require”
Danny McCoy, the chief executive of Ibec, argues that the state has a bounty of resources, but a lack of capacity to deploy them. He outlines solutions on how we can bridge the capacity gap and gives his views on housing, education, and what constitutes wealth.
Smurfit Kappa confirms it is in talks for mega-merger with US packaging giant
The proposed combined firm would be called Smurfit WestRock and domiciled in Dublin. Smurfit Kappa has set out logic behind deal for shareholders of both companies. Smurfit Kappa will delist from Euronext in Dublin, with the combined firm to have primary New York listing.
Rising costs, slow advertising and still no remuneration committee meetings: 2022 at RTÉ
The state broadcaster’s top sources of revenue are the licence fee and TV advertising, but both were in decline last year. As RTÉ heads into another bail-out, its governance record will come under increased scrutiny.