Denis O’Brien: busy making appointments.

It’s appointments time in the world of Denis O’Brien. Hot on the heels of his nephew Emmett O’Neill taking the top job at Topaz, O’Brien’s forecourts (...)

Topaz has an annual turnover of €3 billion and processes one million transactions every month. It employs 1,600 people

Emmet O’Neill has been appointed as chief executive of the petrol station chain Topaz Energy.He will replace Sean Corkery who is to step down from the(...)

The  interior of the Newstalk newsroom. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Newstalk has today announced a new deal to provide a news service to the UTV group of radio stations:It will provide national and international news, (...)

Topaz Energy Group was recently taken over by businessman Denis O’Brien

A bank says it is entitled to about €1.1 million in fees for its advice in relation to the refinancing of the State’s biggest fuel retailer, Topaz Ene(...)

Irish Water managing director John Tierney:  the Sunday Business Post  reports that senior Coalition figures have discussed the need to replace him and the company’s board if the Government is to neutralise the political fallout from the water charges controversy.   Photograph:  Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Glass sale The Sunday Times reported that the group of lenders that owns Aventas, the former Quinn manufacturing group, are moving ahead with the €40(...)

Developer Bernard McNamara: to oversee €20 million expansion of the K Club. Photograph: Collins

Dr Michael Smurfit has applied for planning permission to expand the K Club, in a €20 million project to be overseen by Bernard McNamara, the well-(...)

Jonathan Irwin, founder and chief executive of the Jack & Jill foundation. Photograph: Frank Miller

The trouble with living a packed life is that at least some of the things that happen along the way will be unpleasant. It’s something Jonathan Irwin (...)

Paul McGinley: worked with the course architects on the redevelopment of the golf facilities at the complex. Photograph:   Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Fresh from his all-conquering captaincy at the Ryder Cup, Dubliner Paul McGinley was back at the grindstone in recent weeks, opening the newly revampe(...)

BuyandSell.ie chief executive Nóirín Ní Laocha said the letter to Communicorp staff was part of a wider move by the company to tell “everyone and anyone we know” about the relaunch.

Staff at Denis O’Brien’s Irish media group Communicorp have been encouraged by their bosses to sell their “unwanted stuff” and “earn some extra money (...)

Denis O’Brien: “In Ireland there might eventually be only one or two newspapers.” Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Like unhappy families, no two media moguls are alike. Rupert Murdoch, Gina Rinehart, Charles Foster Kane. all completely different. At least one of(...)