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'In the recession, people asked us to park round back. They didn't want neighbours to see'
Mark O’Loughlin also talks about people laughing at his business idea to sell synthetic grass in Ireland.
Why this Dublin woman left Melbourne to start a flower business with her in-laws
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Flowers Made Easy.
'In the recession, people asked us to park round back. They didn't want neighbours to see'
Mark O’Loughlin also talks about people laughing at his business idea to sell synthetic grass in Ireland.
Why this Dublin woman left Melbourne to start a flower business with her in-laws
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Flowers Made Easy.
'In the recession, people asked us to park round back. They didn't want neighbours to see'
Mark O’Loughlin also talks about people laughing at his business idea to sell synthetic grass in Ireland.
How conflict in Ukraine and frost in Germany affect Irish Christmas tree growers
The last few weeks in November are peak season for growers as their annual harvest begins.
Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes as Keogh's goes from 'crop to crisp'
Tom Keogh shows us how the family-owned firm makes its products in north county Dublin.
Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes as Keogh's goes from 'crop to crisp'
Tom Keogh shows us how the family-owned firm makes its products in north county Dublin.
After project China, Bord Bia is hunting for the next billion-euro Asian market
The state agency is still at ‘square one’ in much of the region.
Two farmers were accused of 'trying to extort' money from billionaire brothers in a land row
The High Court ruled in favour of property tycoons Luke and Brian Comer.
'I wanted to make something Irish. What I ended up bottling was the smell of failure'
After leaving school to work as a labourer, Karl Murray found his way into the aromatherapy business.
'I wanted to make something Irish. What I ended up bottling was the smell of failure'
After leaving school to work as a labourer, Karl Murray found his way into the aromatherapy business.
Ireland's biggest chicken producer has been sold for more than €1 billion
US company Pilgrim’s Pride will become Moy Park’s third owner in less than a decade.
Ireland's biggest chicken producer has been sold for more than €1 billion
US company Pilgrim’s Pride will become Moy Park’s third owner in less than a decade.
A Monaghan farmer is suing a vulture fund to stop it selling his cattle
A Cerberus subsidiary allegedly threatened to offload his stock and machinery.
There's a new €20 million investment fund for Irish ag-tech startups to dip into
The state-backed ISIF is putting up the cash for the fund.
Revealed: The Irish counties that will suffer most from a 'hard Brexit'
It’s not just the border regions that are likely to bear the brunt.
A Galway company has secured millions to market a bacteria-resistant device for sick cows
Westway Health will use the money to commercialise a product that treats bovine mastitis.
Revealed: The Irish counties that will suffer most from a 'hard Brexit'
It’s not just the border regions that are likely to bear the brunt.
A Galway company has secured millions to market a bacteria-resistant device for sick cows
Westway Health will use the money to commercialise a product that treats bovine mastitis.
Revealed: The Irish counties that will suffer most from a 'hard Brexit'
It’s not just the border regions that are likely to bear the brunt.
Welfare recipients will be trained to work on dairy farms under a new plan
The move is aimed at easing the shortage of labour in the sector as incomes rise.
Over 100 Irish ships have violated a scheme that protects foreign fishermen
An investigation by The Guardian found workers on Irish trawlers were being exploited.
Over 100 Irish ships have violated a scheme that protects foreign fishermen
An investigation by The Guardian found workers on Irish trawlers were being exploited.
Why Irish fishers are right to be worried about the UK taking back control of its waters
The UK’s decision to leave the EU could jeopardise two-fifths of the local industry.
'There's no regard for people': Why Cork locals are fighting plans to harvest seaweed
Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes.
A Donegal-based organic farm plot has been sold for over €17 million
The Grianan Estate consists of 2,400 acre of farmland.
Dairygold's CEO: 'We can't get our heads around the thought of a hard Brexit'
Jim Woulfe said he has been trying to reassure the Irish company’s UK customers.
Larry Goodman's Louth-based ABP Group is expanding its food empire
ABP is acquiring a 50% stake in meat processing firm Linden Foods, which employs about 1,000 people.
'It's darkening Ireland's name': Inside the row between Fyffes and its Honduran workers
Serious allegations have been levelled at the company, one of the country’s biggest corporate successes.
'It's darkening Ireland's name': Inside the row between Fyffes and its Honduran workers
Serious allegations have been levelled at the company, one of the country’s biggest corporate successes.
Farmers who started 'illegal' gorse fires may have their state subsidies docked
A recent spate of gorse fires have caused havoc in rural areas around the country.
Two state-backed bodies are doing battle over long-awaited sewerage plans for Kerry
The dispute hinges on the future of Lough Leane, a popular tourist and fishing spot.
Two state-backed bodies are doing battle over long-awaited sewerage plans for Kerry
The dispute hinges on the future of Lough Leane, a popular tourist and fishing spot.
The group that represents Ireland's drinks sector has a new head
Ex-SFA director Patricia Callan now fronts the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland.
Two state-backed bodies are doing battle over long-awaited sewerage plans for Kerry
The dispute hinges on the future of Lough Leane, a popular tourist and fishing spot.
One major UK supermarket is going 'British-only' for beef - and it wants others to follow suit
Irish farmers fear there will be a domino effect in the key export market as Brexit looms.
One major UK supermarket is going 'British-only' for beef - and it wants others to follow suit
Irish farmers fear there will be a domino effect in the key export market as Brexit looms.
Why Irish seaweed farming could be about to take off after a decade of delays
Bord Iascaigh Mhara says it’s ‘inevitable’ the industry will emerge, despite opposition.
A Longford farmer is fighting his dismissal from a key lobby group over far-right party claims
James Reynolds went to the High Court after effectively being removed from his position as ICSA treasurer.