Denis O’Brien: Digicel made him a billionaire.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Denis O’Brien is well known in business and media circles for taking a rather muscular approach to his opponents and critics. He may need to beef up a(...)

Columbus, which is backed by the Irish-American billionaire John Malone. Photograph: Getty Images

Digicel, the Caribbean mobile company backed by Denis O’Brien, has attacked its biggest rival Cable & Wireless over the latter’s recent deal to(...)

The Strand in Limerick is the latest hotel in Ireland to be bought by billionaire US businessman John Malone

John Malone, the billionaire US businessman behind UPC-owned Liberty Global, has added to his Irish hotel chain by buying Limerick’s Strand Hotel for (...)

The Liberty Global owned company said that total subscriptions increased by 6 per cent or 65,200 in Q3 compared with the same quarter in 2013.

UPC Ireland added a further 13,600 customers in the third quarter of the year, bringing its total subscription base up to 1,105,200. The Liberty Globa(...)

The Westin is among a number of propeties acquired by Liberty Global chairman John Malone

Billionaire Irish American businessman John Malone, who owns a number of prestigous properties in Ireland, didn’t just reduce his company’s tax bill w(...)

Chris O’Dowd and David Rawle in Moone Boy: the sitcom about growing up in the 1980s and 1990s in Boyle, Co Roscommon has been a big hit for Sky

Sky Ireland has made a number of changes to its management team as parent company BSkyB seeks to increase its revenue through a “multi-product growth (...)

The Westin Hotel and AIB branch at College Street-Westmoreland Street: initial yield of 5.06 per cent

The recent sale of the five-star Westin Hotel and the adjoining AIB bank branch on Dublin’s Westmoreland Street and College Street is to be followed (...)

Another profitable hotel in Dublin city centre is to be offered for sale on the international market. FBD Property and Leisure, an Irish-owned (...)

Hasbro lost 3.3 per cent to $51.46. The toys and game maker reported second-quarter revenue that fell short of estimates. Photograph: Reuters

Shares fell across the globe as fighting erupted in eastern Ukraine, the first major eruption of violence there since a Malaysian airliner was shot do(...)

The Westin is the third hotel in Dublin to be acquired by John Malone and his Irish partners Lalco, operated by John Lally and Paul Higgins. The others are the Trinity City Hotel, Pearse Street and Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

John Malone, the billionaire behind UPC-owner Liberty Global, has bought the five-star Westin Hotel in Dublin for €65 million. The acquisition is exp(...)