Revenue, they are likely to look askance at 2009 losses they have never heard of suddenly appearing on a tax return.

I made some losses on both the Elan and Waterford Crystal price collapses some years ago. Is it too late to offset these against gains made during the(...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly, the businessman often said to be Ireland’s first billionaire, is  applying for bankruptcy in the Bahamas today. Photo: PA

Sir Anthony O’Reilly has been declared bankupt in a court hearing in the Bahamas and is now to be allowed file for an insolvency arrangement, the Supr(...)

The life of O’Reilly: Tony O’Reilly, the businessman often said to be Ireland’s first billionaire. Illustration: Eoin Coveney
Collapse: the fall of Tony O’Reilly
  • People
  • September 12, 2015, 12:00

Tony O’Reilly, the businessman often said to be Ireland’s first billionaire, made his career in food, media and other industries in Ireland and int(...)

Visitors to The Wedgwood Museum, as art lovers have just a few months to raise millions of pounds to prevent a “tragedy” which would see the historic Wedgwood Collection sold off.   Its future has been in doubt since Waterford Wedgwood Potteries collapsed in 2009 with a £134 million pension debt which threatened the future of the museum where the collection was kept. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

One of the most important ceramics collections in the UK will be broken up and sold off in three months unless a public appeal can raise £2.74 million(...)

The laws of capitalism that we like to embrace so warmly dictate that being a winner in business usually means turning somebody else into a loser – my(...)

1998: Leaves Heinz after 26 years with the company

May 7th 1936 Born in Dublin to Jack O’Reilly and Aileen O’Connor. 1940s Educated at Belvedere College, Dublin 1955 Makes debut (...)

Ardagh is selling Anchor Glass Container Corporation plants and other facilities in order to get its hands on the bigger prize of Verallia North America.

At least some Irish people will be familiar with KPS, the US fund which yesterday emerged as the buyer for a collection of six Anchor Glass Con(...)