Colum Butler

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A computer-generated image of the apartments proposed for the Stillorgan Leisureplex site

Kennedy Wilson is looking to increase its foothold in Dublin’s lucrative rental market yet again with an ambitious plan to build 232 luxury apartments(...)

Hard Rock Cafe Dublin - “love all serve all” at the bar

As you walk into Dublin’s Hard Rock Cafe, just reopened after refurbishment, one big thing hits you. Or rather, doesn’t hit you. U2’s famous Trabant f(...)

A Starbucks outlet at Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Starbucks said on Thursday that new US corporate tax cuts will boost its bottom line this year but that closely watched sales growth in its US-dominat(...)

The 2.17 acre Leisureplex site, with ‘district centre’ zoning, which fronts the Lower Kilmacud and Old Dublin roads in Stillorgan

The Leisureplex site in Stillorgan sold for €65 million in 2006 – now it’s back on the market for €10 million through DTZ Sherry FitzGerald. It is b(...)

The Fleet Street Hotel and TGI Friday’s inTemple Bar: a protected structure with decorative windows attributed to Harry Clarke’s father Joshua. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A Dublin City Council decision to allow TGI Friday’s restaurant to make a new entrance in the historic front of the former Bewleys in Westmoreland St(...)

The only corporation tax paid by Starbucks’ Irish arm was €34,980 in 2011. During that six-year period, it paid €5.7 million in royalty and licensing fees to its parent company. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Irish arm of coffee giant, Starbucks increased its profits after tax by 47 per cent to €721,327 in 2012 – but paid no corporation tax. (...)