Chief executive Aiden Corcoran: “The biggest mistake for me was that I focused so much on business at the start that I forgot about the balance in life”

Team Horizon is a global life science group that specialises in designing and implementing equipment for pharma and biopharma manufacturers. This incl(...)

A trip to space for you and your friends might be just the ticket if you’ve got a pile of money after the EuroMillions win. File photograph: Getty Images

This big EuroMillions win - what could a person do with all that loot? This week Pep Guardiola signed a three-year deal to manage Manchester City on (...)

Stacumny House in Celbridge, Co Kildare

A handyman who fell 4m to the ground while clipping ivy at a mansion in Co Kildare has been awarded €323,000 damages by the High Court. Stacumny Hou(...)

PJ Mara and  Charles Haughey: Mara’s star was inextricably linked to the fortunes of the former taoiseach – political and otherwise. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Wall-to-wall tributes to PJ at the moment. In the main, they are affectionate, warm and nostalgic. After all, it’s PJ Mara we’re talking about here. (...)

 Cafe La Serre at the Village at Lyons, Celbridge, Co Kildare: it is not clear if the buyer is Irish or from overseas but it is believed due diligence is under way with contracts yet to be signed. Photograph: Sile Nolan

The 16-acre Village at Lyons wedding venue and cookery school in Celbridge, Co Kildare, has gone sale agreed with a unidentified buyer. The venue f(...)

36 Ailesbury Road: purchased by Shane Ryan for €4-€4.5 million

It has been two years since the French bid adieu to their consulate at 36 Ailesbury Road, known as the Chancery. In 2008, they had attempted to sell (...)

The poll of 1,000 people, conducted by Behaviour & Attitudes, was commissioned by Equate, a new campaign group seeking equality for children in the education system. Photograph: Getty Images

Almost 85 per cent of people believe the education system should be reformed to ensure no child is excluded on the basis of their religion, according (...)

Michael O’Leary, chief executive officer of Ryanair, has seen his wealth soar as the airline’s stock price reaches new highs. (Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg)

For Ryanair Holdings chief executive officer Michael O’Leary, being nice has its rewards. The Irish billionaire who in the past has derided passenger(...)

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(...)

Entrepreneur Danielle Ryan photographed at her offices - Roads. Photograph: Alan Betson

Between the Viking Splash chaos, the harried commuters and the throngs of students, all of life is here on Dublin’s Dame Street. Few would be aware of(...)