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(...)

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(...)

Monart Spa: hotel’s owner Griffin Hotel Group reported a 9% increase in  revenue in 2016. Photograph: Cathy Reynolds/Kennedy PR

The Griffin Hotel Group, which owns a number of hotels in the southeast of Ireland, has posted accounts for 2016 showing revenue growth of 9 per cent (...)