Sarah Slazenger at Powerscourt Estate and Gardens in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

“That’s the west golf course out there,” says Sarah Slazenger from one side of the magnificent ballroom in Powerscourt House in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow(...)

A view of the new outdoor amphitheatre at the five-star Powerscourt Hotel in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow.

If they are prepared to bet on the weather, Irish couples will soon be able to exchange vows in the shadow of the Sugar Loaf mountain following a €250(...)

Joe Kennedy, the wealthy father to a US president, famously sold his shares before the 1929 Wall Street Crash after a shoeshine boy gave him stock tip(...)

Minister Jim Daly and Bartra Capital Property’s Richard Barrett “turn the sod” to mark the start of development at the Loughshinny Nursing Home site. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennell Photography

Dublin-based Bartra Capital Property Group has acquired a third site for the purpose of building a nursing home, it said on Thursday. Led by former (...)

St George’s Church: sold to Bartra Capital Property for about €3m

Bartra Capital Property, the property company founded by Richard Barrett, has purchased the newly restored St George’s Church on Temple Street on Dubl(...)

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer Phillip Hammond with his budget at 11 Downing Street in London. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Ireland has suffered its fair share of misfortunes in the aftermath of Brexit. While a number of financial institutions have snubbed Dublin for the al(...)

Michael McAteer, incoming managing partner of Grant Thornton in Ireland, says there are “numerous challenges on the horizon”. Photograph: Emily Quinn

Audit and accounting firm Grant Thornton has appointed Michael McAteer as its next managing partner. He will succeed Paul McCann in the role from Janu(...)

Richard Barrett argues that the Government cannot tackle the housing crisis as it has signed the stability and growth pact which allows it to borrow only 3 per cent of gross domestic product.

Developer and former Treasury Holdings principal Richard Barrett argues that the Government’s estimates of the scale of the Republic’s housing crisis (...)

 Richard Barrett: he predicted  the housing crisis could drive large numbers of people to support extremist politics

The State lost out on a potential €100 million to build social housing offered to developer Richard Barrett’s new business because the Government had (...)

 Hibernia Reit chief executive    Kevin Nowlan in  1WML, Windmill Lane: “Even though things are going really well at the moment, next year you will see less space built than this year.” Photograph:  Tom Honan.

Fans will remember Windmill Lane as the site of the studio where U2 began their career. For Hibernia Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit) chief executi(...)

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