Michael Lowry’s company Garuda Ltd, which trades as Streamline Enterprises, recorded accumulated profits of €1,551,201 million in 2014 - representing an increase of €250,817 in the 12 months to the end of December last.

Michael Lowry’s refrigeration business recorded an increase over €250,000 in accumulated profits last year, according to accounts filed to the Compani(...)

Denis O’Brien: Called off the initial public offering  at the 11th hour after investors declined to meet his valuation of the business. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

As Denis O’Brien tells it, he woke up yesterday morning feeling “very happy” at his decision on Tuesday night to pull Digicel’s planned $2 billion (€1(...)

The High Court will hear Persona’s third-party funding details on November 17th. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

The High Court hearing over whether third-party funding can be used by Persona in its case against the State in relation to the 1995 mobile phone lice(...)

The decision by Digicel, the Bermuda based telecoms company owned by Denis O’Brien, to cancel its potential $2 billion (€1.8bn) share flotation on the(...)

Denis O’Brien: was trying to sell an IPO for a heavily indebted telecoms company whose revenues have flatlined in the past couple of years. Photograph: The Irish Times

Digicel’s decision to pull its IPO in New York less than 48 hours before it was due to announce the pricing is a huge blow to Denis O’Brien. Not fina(...)

Waterford Whispers News editor Colm Williamson. Photograph: Patrick Browne

The satirical website Waterford Whispers News has removed an article about businessman Denis O’Brien from its site, following a threat of legal action(...)

Michael Lowry: TD spent most of his allowance on PR and consultancy in the second half  of 2014. Photograph: Courts Collins

Independent TD for Tipperary Michael Lowry spent most of his parliamentary leaders’ allowance in the second half of 2014 on PR and consultancy fees,(...)

Fearghal McKee, lead singer of Whipping Boy at Feile. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

It was a hell of a year. It was the year Ireland went to the World Cup in Italy and the country turned upside down and inside out. It was the year Nel(...)

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(...)

The case relates to the awarding of the second mobile phone license to Esat Digifone. Photographed at the time of the winning bid are the then Minister for Communications, Mr Michael Lowry (centre) with Kare Gustad (left) chief executive of Telenor Mobile and Mr Denis O’Brien, chairman of Esat Digifone. Photograph: Eric Luke

An application for approval of an arrangement whereby a British company is funding litigation against the State and businessman Denis O’Brien has been(...)