The Beacon Hospital in Dublin. Coronavirus vaccine operations at the private hospital have been suspended after it used spare doses to vaccinate teachers at a private school. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Beacon private hospital is at the centre of a storm for providing coronavirus vaccines to teachers at a private school attended by the children of(...)

The Beacon Hotel in Sandyford

The owners of the Beacon Hospital are closing in on the acquisition of the neighbouring Beacon Hotel at Sandyford in south Dublin. The deal, which is(...)

Profits at Beacon Hospital will fall this year because of the agreement to hand the hospital’s entire capacity over to the HSE for three months in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Profits at Beacon Hospital will fall this year because of the agreement to hand the hospital’s entire capacity to the Health Service Executive for thr(...)

Avoid stock phrases such as ‘ah you’ll get there’, ‘if it’s for you it won’t go by you’, or, worst of all, ‘just try and relax’.

IVF is stressful. Just how stressful depends on the individual, more than factors such as age or the number of cycles they’ve had. Dr Bart Kuczera of(...)

 Last year, the 199-patient-bed Beacon Hospital  had more than 130,000 patient visits. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Beacon Hospital in Dublin turned a profit for the first time under Denis O’Brien’s ownership last year. New accounts filed by Beacon Medical Grou(...)

A transcript recently emerged of an analyst warning about the debt carried by Digicel which is owned by Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Jamaican cinema magnate Douglas Graham told his shareholders last week that Digicel, Denis O’Brien’s Caribbean telco, had outbid his Palace Amusement (...)