Dave Lewis: departure is a surprise. Photograph: Reuters

Low-profile Cork accountant, Ken Murphy, has been thrust into the spotlight after he was named as next-in-line for one of the biggest jobs in European(...)

Andrew Lowe and Ed Guiney of Element Pictures. Photograph: Tom Honan

Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe are back in Dublin after the long Hollywood awards season, or time in the “fishbowl” as Lowe puts it. “When you’re in it, it(...)

Ciarán Murray, chairman and former CEO of Icon. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Icon may not be a household name in Ireland but it’s a global powerhouse in the pharmaceuticals sector, with operations in 37 countries. And all of it(...)

Bob Dylan in a promotional photo for his Heaven’s Door whiskey. Photograph: John Shearer/New York Times

In late 2015, an unexpected name popped up in the liquor industry press: Bob Dylan. A trademark application for the term “bootleg whiskey” had been fi(...)

Grant Thornton managing partner Paul McCann: “We would all dance around the kitchen every weekend. Me and the kids. I’d put on some tunes and we’d have a bop the lot of us. That’s important.” Photograph:   Cyril Byrne

Late next month, Grant Thornton’s managing partner Paul McCann will vacate the corner office he has occupied for the past five years and make way for (...)

Peter Fitzpatrick, former director of finance of Irish Life and Permanent Peter Fitzpatrick, who was found not guilty

The jury in the long-running Anglo trial has found Peter Fitzpatrick not guilty of conspiring with others to create a false impression as to the healt(...)

Margaret Downes with her award for her exceptional contribution to Irish business and society. Photograph: Alan Betson

For a generation that takes gender balance, inclusiveness and diversity as expected norms in the Irish workplace, it can be difficult to appreciate ju(...)

Prof Alan Ahearne, a former advisor to the late Brian Lenihan, has been appointed an external advisor to the IMF. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

NUI Galway economics professor Alan Ahearne has been appointed an external advisor to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).Prof Ahearne, who was spec(...)

Peter Fitzpatrick.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Denis CaseyDubliner Denis Casey qualified as a certified accountant and began his career with Allied Irish Banks. He joined Irish Life in 1980, workin(...)