Dermot Smurfit: announced that he was stepping down from the board of Dublin-listed funds company ML Capital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Dermot Smurfit has said cardboard box-making giant Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG), founded by his father, was “absolutely right” to resist a takeover appro(...)

Smurfit Kappa CEO Tony Smurfit, grandson of company founder.

The bottom, as it turned out, didn’t fall out of Smurfit Kappa’s share price when its unwanted suitor, Memphis-based International Paper (IP), finally(...)

The K Club in Co Kildare: 550-acre estate features a hotel and golf course. Photograph: Eric Luke

About 100 prospective buyers, many from Asia and the US, have expressed interest in the K Club since its owner, businessman Michael Smurfit, put the h(...)

Located in Staffan, Co Kildare, the K Club has a 134-bedroom hotel and two 18-hole championship golf courses designed by major-winning US professional, Arnold Palmer.

Businessman Michael Smurfit is putting the K-Club golf resort and hotel up for sale for €80 million. Mr Smurfit and the K Club are fighting a high-pr(...)

 Sam Smyth pictured in 2012. File photograph: Collins

The Data Protection Commissioner is examining an alleged data breach at Independent News and Media in 2014 involving information on the company’s serv(...)

Anthony Treacy  faces eviction from his private rented home in  Clongriffin, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Anthony Treacy (77) is “hurt and terrified” at the thought of having to leave his home in Clongriffin, Dublin, early next year. After almost a decad(...)

Sir William Orpen’s Portrait of Mrs Oscar Lewisohn, formerly Miss Edna May was painted in 1915

“Some of the finest work by some of Ireland’s best artists, to appear at auction in some years” is how managing director of Adam’s James O’Halloran de(...)

Dermot Smurfit: owns about 15 per cent of Powerflute’s shares. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Paper packaging entrepreneurs Michael Smurfit and Dermot Smurfit are poised to receive £65.6 million (€77.2 million) as a US private equity firm looks(...)

Dermot Smurfit has been named chairman of troubled Scottish logistics group John Menzies. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dermot Smurfit’s new gig won’t be all it’s cracked up to be if some upstart shareholders get their way. The businessman - kid brother of Michael and(...)

“We take people out of their comfort zones and make team players out of them,” says  Prof Karan Sonpar

An MBA can assist with career advancement, prepare people for entire new careers, and expose them to the experiences and expertise of an international(...)

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