Richard Branson is getting into private equity.

RRichard Branson, the billionaire British entrepreneur, will become a private equity executive for the first time as he seeks to raise €500 million fr(...)

Some of the staff outside Mount Carmel Hospital in Dublin after hearing the news in January that the facility was to close. Photograph: David Sleator

Healthcare provider Centric Health has made a fresh approach to buy Mount Carmel Hospital in south Dublin, which went into liquidation in January. It (...)

In addition to private maternity care, Mount Carmel hospital in Dublin carries out a variety of elective operations, including hip and knee replacements.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Two bids are being considered by the National Asset Management Agency for Mount Carmel private hospital in Dublin, amid fears the sales process has st(...)