A tree uprooted being removed due to hurricane Ophelia on Northbrook Road, Ranelagh, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

The man on the bus rose slowly from his seat and looked nervously around before sheepishly admitting to his fellow passengers: “I don’t know what a tr(...)

Former billionaire businessman Seán Quinn’s hotel group saw operating profit rise last year

Operating profit at former billionaire businessman Seán Quinn’s hotel group rose more than eight fold last year, its latest accounts show. Quinn Grou(...)

Sean Quinn: behind Quinnbet with his son and two sons-in-law. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Seán Quinn, his son Seán Quinn jnr and sons-in-law Stephen Kelly and Niall McPartland have launched their Quinnbet online betting venture at a time wh(...)

An art installation called ‘Soften the Border’ by artist Rita Duffy on the Border between Belcoo in Co Fermanagh and Blacklion in Co Cavan. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Speculation began to mount early this week on what we could expect from the British government when it released its first position paper on the custom(...)

The $50 million, 45,000-square-meter  Ukraina shopping centre on Kyiv’s Victory Square, Ukraine, is one of the properties Seán Quinn had an interest in.

A Russian lender that provided banking services to a subsidiary of State-controlled Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has been shut down by regulators(...)

It is the first new business in which Sean Quinn snr has invested since he emerged from bankruptcy more than two years ago. Photograph: Collins

Former billionaire Seán Quinn is funding the new online betting business run by some of his family from his own resources, the company said on Friday.(...)

Businessman Seán Quinn who is preparing to set up a new betting business here.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former billionaire Seán Quinn is backing a new online betting business with his son Seán jnr and other family members. Mr Quinn’s empire, spanning ce(...)

Cappeen Ringfort, Co Cork, Ireland

Independent TD, Danny Healy-Rae’s latest claim that fairies are behind the subsidence of a roadway near Killarney may seem farcical, but his defence, (...)

Sterling weakness hit profits at plastics group Athlone Extrusions. Photograph: Jimmy McGee

Athlone Extrusions, the plastics manufacturer once part of Sean Quinn’s business empire, saw profits slip slightly last year despite a 3 per cent grow(...)

The remains of Robert (Pino) Harris leave The Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary following his funeral in Dalkey, Dublin.Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

The funeral has taken place of Robert “Pino” Harris who died unexpectedly at the age of 75. Mourners at The Church of the Assumption of the Blessed (...)