John Tierney managing director of Irish Water. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

April 2009 Fine Gael suggests a new utility called Irish Water as part of its NewERA strategy.   November 2010 Fianna Fáil-led governm(...)

HeyStaks’ platform analyses smartphone behaviour anonymously to understand the intent and interests of users

UCD-based start-up firm HeyStaks has raised €1.5 million in investment from the Denis O’Brien-owned mobile network provider Digicel to help bring its (...)

Denis O’Connor: recently appointed chairman of Bray Wanderers

The recently appointed chairman of Bray Wanderers, Denis O’Connor, featured in the Moriarty tribunal in relation to a property deal involving a footba(...)

Differences in culture, business approach and regulation may put many people off the possibility of growing into places such as Africa but that doesn’t mean there aren’t major opportunities there

Terms such as “tech start-up” and “developing world” are not frequently heard in the same sentence. Irish companies looking to go big usually aim for (...)

‘You’re very quiet this morning,” the old man goes. “I asked you a second ago if you thought Merkel and Hollande should send troops into Greece as a w(...)

Ireland Manager Martin O’Neill will be allowed to leave for Leicester City. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The FAI insists that they have received no approach from Leicester City regarding Martin O’Neill and maintain that a suggestion made in the British me(...)

Brendan Proctor: spearheading Lidl’s push into the US

It was interesting to read in Checkout magazine that one of Dunnes Stores’s main rivals, Lidl, has appointed John Paul Scally as the new head of its I(...)

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel  has the hump over so-called “bypass fraud”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel may be gearing up for a near $10 billion flotation to finance its rollout of fibre fixed-line services, but that isn’t prevent(...)

Denis O’Brien’s Quinta do Lago golf and property resort: sale negotiations are said to be at an early stage

Businessman Denis O’Brien is believed to be considering the sale of his Quinta do Lago golf and property resort in the Algarve for €220 million. Acc(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank official Tiarnan O’Mahoney at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on Tuesday. Photograph: Court Collins

When Anglo Irish Bank was making a return to Revenue in 2003 related to non-resident accounts, former chairman Sean FitzPatrick raised concerns about (...)