Tayto Park founder Raymond Coyle launching the Viking Voyage water ride. The Co Meath theme park has been a big hit since opening in 2010, emphasising that if you build attractions visitors will come. Photograph:  Photocall Ireland

With the budget just four days away, the tourism industry is collectively camped beneath a picture of the Sacred Heart praying that its 9 per cent VAT(...)

Sean Mulryan: founder and chairman of Ballymore Group.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Developer Sean Mulryan is joining the board of Knock Airport along with two county council chief executives from the west of Ireland. Mr Mulryan is (...)

Sean Mulryan’s Forget The Past, running at Leopardstown Photograph: Eric Luke

Developer Sean Mulryan’s Ballymore Properties is making a comeback to racing by sponsoring one of the headline contests on the final day of this month(...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly: Last shares   in Providence  will  be sold as part of  bankruptcy process. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Last O’Reilly’s shares to be sold The last shares held by Sir Anthony O’Reilly in Providence Resources, the company he founded, will shortly be sold (...)

The hospital paid €5 million in dividends to shareholders, who include beef baron Larry Goodman. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin’s Blackrock Clinic saw pretax profits fall slightly last year due to reimbursement rates from health insurers. Accounts recently lodged at the(...)

The former Irish Glass Bottle Company site at Ringsend, Co Dublin

Property developer Sean Mulryan has signalled his interest in the Irish Glass Bottle Site in the Poolbeg peninsula in Dublin, which is expected to see(...)

The request by the tourist assistance service was made in a letter in recent months to Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald and posted on Tuesday to the lobbying register. Photograph: The Irish Times

A tourism body wants the Government to provide a seven-day Dublin city centre drop-in centre for visitors who fall victim to crimes such as robbery an(...)

Whitewater shopping centre: top 10 tenants account for over 52 per cent of the income

With the ownership of Dundrum Town Centre now finally settled the stage has been cleared for the sale of Ireland’s largest regional shopping centre, t(...)

Property developer Sean Mulryan arriving at the banking inquiry. Photograph: Eric Luke

It was a long day at the banking inquiry on Wednesday for the developers Sean Mulryan and Michael O’Flynn, the first property developers to address th(...)

Sean Mulryan said Ballymore Properties had “grave concerns” about the health of the Irish property market in 2007 and believed the country was producing 30,000 housing units too many annually. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Irish developer Sean Mulryan does not believe he or his company Ballymore Properties played any part in the crash of the property market here in late (...)