On his first trip to Ireland last year as owner of  Doonbeg Golf Resort, Donald Trump promised an investment of €45 million. However, that spend won’t happen without the coastal protection plan getting the go-ahead.  File photograph: Steve Pope/Getty Images

Billionaire businessman and US presidential candidate Donald Trump wants to build a “wall” of rock armour along a stretch of the Atlantic coast in C(...)

Don Tapscott: “ I think there is a crisis of legitimacy about democratic institutions.” Photograph: Ana Grillo

Perhaps nothing puts Don Tapscott’s deeply influential 1995 book The Digital Economy in context better than a story he tells in his new introduction t(...)

IBM has announced new partnership with China’s Inspur following politically fuelled rivalry. Photograph: Reuters

IBM has announced a new partnership with China’s Inspur Group following the latter’s recent “IBM to Inspur” marketing strategy designed to lure its (...)

“The top, top teams are so good at what they do that they give other teams an opportunity to beat them . . . their patterns become clear,” says  Donegal manager Jim McGuinness.

The journey started with Antrim. It was four short years and a sporting lifetime ago when Jim McGuinness sent his Donegal team out with the relatively(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Deutsche Bank traders: you have been warned. Boasting, vulgar comments and indiscretion are “not OK”.Colin Fan, the co-head of the German lender’s inv(...)

 Mercedes Benz’s concept vehicle MG AMG Vision Grand Tourism - a striking eyeful at the LA show

Two major motor shows on opposing sides of the Pacific ocean, with their big press reveal days on the same day? Someone in the international motor sho(...)

IBRC special liquidator Kieran Wallace: in talks with the Revenue Commissioners. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Revenue Commissioners are investigating a “number of major tax issues” at the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC), according to the Sunday Bu(...)

Pikes Peak (no that's not a misprint, it was originally Pike's Peak but was amended to the punctuation-phobic modern version more recently) rea(...)