Merrion Pharmaceuticals chief executive Dr John Fox

Merrion Pharmaceuticals says its survival is dependent on Declan Ryan’s Irelandia Investments not calling in an overdue loan as it reported a doubling(...)

Ciara O’Toole: In Italy many of her friends were restoring aircraft, salvaging parts and giving them “a second lease of life”. That second chance idea chimed with her and turned into a business plan

Ciara O’Toole is an adventurous spirit who left a career in marketing to live in Lake Como with her husband in 2007. Six months later the marriage (...)

Empty pot: charities are facing funding shortfalls after the departure of Chuck Feeney. Photograph: Peter Dazeley/Photographer’s Choice/Getty

From their modest base in Limerick city centre, Karen McHugh and the rest of the Doras Luimní team are helping new migrants integrate into Irish socie(...)

 Declan Ryan recently knocked €100,000 off the original asking price of €850,000 for his home, Maytree, on the Bray Road, in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

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 Howard Millar, Ryanair’s former deputy chief executive, joins advisory board of Irelandia. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

Former Ryanair deputy chief executive and financial officer Howard Millar has been appointed to the advisory board of Dublin-based Irelandia Aviation.(...)

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Viva is understood to be eyeing opportunities in Costa Rica, Peru and Ecuador

Viva, the airline brand backed by the family of the late Tony Ryan is embarking on a major expansion drive in Central and South America. The group, w(...)

 Dr John Fox, chief executive, Merrion Pharmaceuticals. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Merrion Pharmaceuticals has blamed foreign exchange weakness for a 4 per cent fall in revenues in the first half of the year.The Irish group’s revenue(...)

Merrion Pharmaceuticals chief executive John Fox. Photograph: Eric Luke

Merrion Pharma is back on the active list. The Elan spin-off which effectively went into hibernation during the recession has re-emerged this year un(...)

Frontline Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund, has raised €40 million in its maiden funding round. The Dublin- and London-based software-onl(...)