Mickey O’Rourke, Setanta Sports. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

“That’s Asia and that’s Kazakhstan on that screen there,” says Mickey O’Rourke, co-founder and owner of Setanta Sports, pointing at various monitors a(...)

The five-star Westin Hotel and the adjoining AIB bank branch on Dublin’s Westmoreland Street

Irish Life has acquired the freehold interests in the five-star Westin Hotel and adjoining AIB bank branch on Dublin’s Westmoreland Street for an amo(...)

Billionaire John C Malone, the biggest landowner in the US has now set his sites on creating an Irish property portfolio. Photographer: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images

American billionaire John Malone says he buys land because, reprising the Mark Twain adage, they are not making it anymore. But it’s mostly because(...)

Galway developer Luke Comer has purchased Courtown Demesne, a classic Georgian mansion on 400 acres of prime development land in Kildare for a sum (...)

Digital cable TV customers totalled 333,200 at the end of the fourth quarter, down from 338,300 a year earlier.

UPC Ireland added a further 51,500 subscribers last year, bringing its total subscription base up to 1,111,200. The Liberty Global-owned company said (...)

Pelham House in South County Business Park in Leopardstown, Dublin 18

Friends First has emerged as the purchaser of a recently vacant office building in South County Business Park in Leopardstown, Dublin 18. The fund has(...)

Dripsey Castle: its  new owners will need to invest at least the same amount they paid for the historic house – €1.95 million –  which comes with an array of outbuildings and cobbled courtyard

Things are looking up in the country estates market following a couple of strong recent sales. First we had news just before Christmas that Castlemart(...)

Castlemartin: Sir Anthony O’Reilly described the estate as his ‘spiritual home’ where the graves of his parents and two of his grandchildren are to be found

Castlemartin, the Co Kildare home and estate of the former billionaire Sir Anthony O’Reilly, is to be so sold to John Malone, the billionaire US busin(...)

News that Intercontinental Hotels Group has signed a deal to hang its premier brand over  the Four Seasons in Ballsbridge is proof that Ireland is back in vogue. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

There has been a steady cranking up of activity in the property side of the hotel market, especially in Dublin, for close to two years. Many top hotel(...)

Colm Delves, who runs Denis O’Brien’s Caribbean telco Digicel

Colm Delves, who runs Denis O’Brien’s Caribbean telco Digicel, gave a most interesting interview over the weekend in its main market of Jamaica.No dou(...)