Cathedral Leisure Limited wants to construct the 28m hotel in the centre of the old red-brick industrial bakery, built in the mid-1860s. Photograph: ODOS Architects

Plans to transform the Victorian Boland’s bakery and biscuit factory off Dublin’s Capel Street into an eight-storey 98-bedroom hotel have been submitt(...)

Belfast once boasted the most bombed hotel in Europe. It was arguably the only claim to fame its hotel sector had during the dark days of the Troubles(...)

Bill Wolsey of the Beannchor Group

More than 42 years ago, Bill Wolsey opened his first bar in Bangor. That bar would ultimately form part of the Beannchor Group, which now owns more th(...)

VR Education chief executive David Whelan conducts a choir in Oxford’s Balliol College chapel in a test of leadership skills. Photograph: Paul Kelly

Oxford’s Balliol College chapel is an unlikely setting to observe some of Ireland’s brightest business minds run into difficulty. A choir of eight pat(...)

Michael Carey, East Coast Bakehouse; Anne Heraty, CEO CPL Resources; and Kevin McLoughlin, partner lead for the EY EOY programme. Photograph: EY

The shortlist for the 2018 EY Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) awards, now in its 21st year in Ireland, has been released with 24 finalists selected to (...)

Steve McQueen: Starred in the film a hotel is named after

Avios may have the key to your redemption Avios, the travel reward programme, is coming to Ireland with the appointment of Eileen McGuinness as head o(...)

There is no better illustration of what is really going on in the local economy than the  price of an Ulster fry. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

In theory, life or at least the economy is beginning to look a little bit better in Northern Ireland than it has been for a while. There are more peop(...)