John Armitage has reported wealth of $1.3 billion (€1.15 billion), placing him 1,717th on the Forbes list . Photograph: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire

Hedge fund entrepreneur John Armitage is the newest addition to the ranks of Ireland’s billionaires according to a list published by Forbes. Mr Armi(...)

John Armitage, co-founder of Egerton Capital. Photograph: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire

Forbes’s billionaire listing rarely throw up too many surprises; there may be some jumps and declines in the rankings, but the names tend to be fairly(...)

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has been dropped from the Forbes Rich List after a difficult year for the airline. Photograph:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Nine Irish businessmen again feature on the Forbes Rich List this year but not the same nine as in 2018. Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has been droppe(...)