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Last year
Irish building supplies firm withdraws from Russian market
CRH management said the withdrawal had been in the works for some time but was accelerated over the weekend.
All time
# Bonanza
Ireland's biggest company is poised to save over €100m thanks to Trump's tax cuts
Building supplies firm CRH is selling its Americas distribution division.
# big dogs
Most of Ireland's biggest companies aren't Irish at all
Microsoft is now the biggest company in Ireland in terms of turnover.
# cemented
Ireland's biggest company is being investigated by the competition watchdog
The offices of CRH subsidiary Irish Cement were raided last week.
# A big deal
Ireland's largest firm could be about to get a whole lot larger
CRH is in talks to buy up to €6 billion worth of assets from two rival firms.
# selling heaps
Ireland's biggest company is offloading over €500 million in clay and concrete
But there’s still plenty more to be put up for sale…
# roadstone woods ltd
Increased bonuses on the table as union halts quarry strike
A strike at Roadstone plants had been taking place since the middle of last month.
Strikes begin at Roadstone quarries over "major" pay cuts
Siptu members at 20 quarries began strike action earlier today.
# Top of the Class
Ireland's top company is...
The Irish Times top 1000 companies is out, and here’s what it says.
# Investment
CRH spends almost €630 million in investments in 2012
The company announced today that it undertook 18 acquisition and investment initiatives in the second half of 2012.
# Big Money
GALLERY: The 15 most valuable companies on the Irish Stock Exchange
There’s been some speculation about some firms delisting from Dublin. Here are the 15 biggest ones trading here.
# Global 500
Two of the world’s biggest companies are in Dublin. Can you guess which ones?
Two Dublin based companies are in the last 100 of Fortune Magazine’s Global 500.
# Irish Cement
Irish Cement workers strike over unpaid money and planned pay cuts
Workers say they are due between €5,000 and €9,500 each after a Labour Court ruling, but the company wants pay cuts.
# What recession?
Construction company CRH made profit of €700 million in 2011
The buildings material company bucked the trend in the construction sector by reporting big increases in profit and revenue.
CRH reports near-triple jump in profits - but will fall short of expectations
The building materials group says it’ll fall short of expectations to grow profits by 11 per cent, despite profits up by 280 per cent.
# Big Deals
The 11 biggest companies on the Irish stock exchange
Some names you’ll probably know, and some you mightn’t – but, in terms of sheer value, here are the big boys.
CRH announces successful $750m bond issue
# CRH Report
CRH profits silde 77%
The building materials giant has blamed a sluggish construction sector on the pre-tax profit dip.