Marie Stanley, chairwoman of the South West Inner City Network. Photograph: Alan Betson 5:30

The foreigners say it’s European. The old-timers say it’s declining. The guide books say it’s the real Dublin. And the artists say it’s, like, far (...)

Muckross Park Hotel: the receiver has  increased turnover to more than €5m and the trading surplus to about €200,000

The profitable Muckross Park Hotel and Spa in Killarney, Co Kerry, owned by businessman Bill Cullen and his partner Jackie Lavin until it was put into(...)

Bill Cullen leaving the Four Courts in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Collins/Courts

Businessman Bill Cullen has told the Commercial Court there is “no doubt” his €11.5 million debt to Ulster Bank will be cleared and he became “so i(...)

Jackie Lavin (right) with Bill Cullen at the Grand National at Fairyhouse earlier this year. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The receivers for Glencullen Properties Ltd, the company formerly owned by the businessman Bill Cullen, have begun court proceedings to remove Mr Cull(...)

The motor showrooms and ancillary office facility on the Longmile Road and Walkinstown Avenue

Lambert Smith Hampton is giving a guide price of €1.7 million for a high-profile motor showrooms and ancillary office facility with dual frontage on (...)

Claire O’Connor: “People are more optimistic now.”

Franco-Irish couple Cathal and Claire O’Connor set up Amandine, a French-style bakery in Dungarvan, Co Waterford, in 2003, supplying supermarkets and (...)

Europa Academy: beside the Swords Business Campus in north Dublin

Knight Frank has reduced the asking price from €2 million to €1.2 million for a conference centre known as the Europa Academy beside the Swords Busine(...)

“I’m not looking beyond the next 12 months. I’d like to be able to say we helped get Ssangyong off the ground and helped move it forward.” Bill Cullen in his new showroom on the Naas Road. Photograph: Eric Luke

Bill Cullen, the former Apprentice television star and one-time king of the Irish motor ind(...)

Bill Cullen and Jackie Lavin  have just opened a new car dealership in Dublin selling the Korean Ssang Yong brand. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Veteran businessman Bill Cullen, and his partner Jackie Lavin, have spoken of the enormous toll imposed on their lives by the loss of their business(...)

Bill Cullen and Jackie Lavin. Last summer brought receivership for the Muckross Park Hotel in Kerry that Cullen ran with his partner.

Exclamation marks are rarely found in business press releases, but the one issued yesterday to mark Bill Cullen’s return to the motor trade contained (...)