Caelum Developments, the international property development outfit run by the Sharkey family, has apparently appointed a contractor to carry out work (...)

The mystery buyer of 2 Shrewsbury Road – the second most expensive house purchased in the State this year – is Owen Killian, founding chief executi(...)

Dermot Desmond: owns 26 per cent of MCB Finance. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

MCB Finance, an AIM-listed consumer finance company that is 26 per cent owned by Dermot Desmond, has received an acquisition approach from Internatio(...)

Louis  FitzGerald’s Anglo loans were secured against well-known pubs, including The Stag’s Head and Kehoes  as well as the Arlington Hotel in Dublin. Photograph Joe St Leger

Louis FitzGerald, the publican and hotelier, has refinanced his empire with the support of Broadhaven Credit Partners and AIB. Mr FitzGerald’s busines(...)

Datalex chief executive Aidan Brogan

Travel software firm Datalex enjoyed a 15 per cent jump in transaction revenue during the four months to October.In a trading update, the company, whi(...)

Dermot Smurfit: “For Powerflute, it is a big deal. This deal fundamentally doubles our Ebidta (a measure of cashflow) from €20 million to €40 million.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dermot Smurfit had been chasing the deal for some time before his speciality listed packaging group Powerflute finally acquired Corenso, an internatio(...)

Dermot Desmond  originally invested in Intuition Publishing in the 1980s and was a founding director. He now has full control of the business.

Intuition Publishing, Dermot Desmond’s e-learning company, grew its pretax profits last year by more than 15 per cent to over €6 million.The company, (...)

Volvo rallied 6.9 per cent for the biggest gain in almost three years

The Iseq slipped 0.6 per cent, helped by falls at Fyffes and C&C related to their respective takeover stories, on an otherwise uneventful day. Eu(...)

Willie Penrose TD: "Stations such as RTÉ and other commercial stations should have a quota for the amount of Irish music played"

There are some stories and characters which pop up on a regular basis on every reporters’ beat. If you’re working in the sports department, you’ll (...)

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-(...)