Michael Hasenstab, bond trader with Franklin Templeton

Michael Hasenstab, the star bond trader with Franklin Templeton who made billions of euros in a huge crisis-era bet on an Irish turnaround, has emerge(...)

A British MP told an Oireachtas committee that there was “clear evidence” that beer duty cuts increased investment and employment. Photograph: Johnny Green/PA Wire

A British Liberal Democrat MP and high-profile campaigner for the maintenance of a thriving local pubs sector, has told an Oireachtas committee tha(...)

Emmet O’Neill: bought 10 per cent of Topaz, which, once it swallows Esso, will control nigh on a third of the Irish forecourts market

Emmet O’Neill, a nephew of Denis O’Brien who also happens to run the billionaire’s Topaz fuel station network, has snapped up a chunk of the business (...)

Golfer Paul McGinley:  “I am now no longer involved in the business.” Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Victorious Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has taken a mulligan following a premature suggestion last year by Clubstohire. com that the golfer had “in(...)

 Oisín Fanning: his Aim-listed San Leon Energy is to  ask shareholders to approve a £29 million (€40 million) placing. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

July 15th is the big day for Oisín Fanning’s Aim-listed San Leon Energy, when it asks shareholders to approve a £29 million (€40 million) placing to a(...)

Ethiopian Airlines: new Addis Ababa-Dublin-Los Angeles service

There was a right old Ethiopian hooley up at the Crowne Plaza hotel near Dublin airport last Saturday for the launch of Ethiopian Airlines’s new servi(...)

Michael Wilson:  oh-so-ebulliently fronted the launch. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

UTV Media’s warning during the week concerning the performance of its new UTV Ireland television station – the third in six months – deftly illustrate(...)

 A  view from the 16th hole during the  Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale in  Arizona. Clubstohire.com will offer services to tourist visiting the course. (Photograph:  Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Clubstohire. com, an Irish-based golf club rental business run by former Mount Juliet executive Tony Judge, will next week enter the lucrative US mar(...)

Ollie Brogan, managing director at ESB International: “As a nation, we’re good at understanding other peoples.”

As the ESB’s consulting arm, ESB International (ESBI) prepares to celebrate its 40th birthday with an event today at Dublin Castle, Ollie Brogan, its (...)

The Saudi project, which will be revealed at ESBI’s 40th anniversary event in Dublin Castle, is part of the “Northern Promise” investment programme that was championed by the late King Abdullah (above) to economically reinvigorate the undeveloped northern part of the world’s biggest oil producer.

ESB International (ESBI), the global consulting arm of the State energy incumbent, is gearing up for a period of significant growth following a series(...)