Denis O Brien

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The Kentucky Derby. The aim of   Jockey Club America is  to boost racing and breeding standards across North America

North America’s racehorse breeding body has hired Irish equine science specialist Plusvital as a consultant on thoroughbred genomics. Plusvital, back(...)

Anne Heraty, the Edge, Elaine Coughlan, and Mark Roden at the launch of Endeavor Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Not everyone would see the immediate similarities between a rock star and a businessperson, but U2’s the Edge does. “I think of every rock’n’roll ban(...)

Russian media magnate Alexander Lebedev calls for more transparency over tax avoidance.

Alexander Lebedev, the one-time Russian oligarch who controls the Independent and London Evening Standard newspapers in the UK, claims Ireland is part(...)

The Bernard Shaw  on South Richmond Street, Dublin. The pub  only came into being because of one economic cycle, and it will go out because of another.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

One of the endearing things about pubs in Ireland (as opposed to Irish pubs) is that customers of the best ones forge emotional bonds with the place. (...)

Karl  Brophy said Red Flag Consulting expects to win more business lobbying European authorities in Brussels. Photograph: Collins

Red Flag Consulting, the communications firm run by former Independent News & Media (INM) executive Karl Brophy, broke the €1 million annual profi(...)

Authorities  on the island nation of Antigua & Barbuda have agreed to extend Digicel’s licences. Photograph: Ken Cedeno/Digital/Corbis via Getty Images

Denis O’Brien’s Caribbean telecoms company Digicel has settled a bitter dispute with the government of the island nation of Antigua & Barbuda. T(...)

Data editing errors blamed after 20 per cent rise in home starts reported as a 13 per cent decline. Photograph: Alan Betson

Stockbroking heavyweight Davy has entered the battle for control of rival Goodbody, the Sunday Times reports. Davy joins Irish Life and a Chinese bank(...)

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a criminal investigation into the awarding of the 2010 contract.   Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters

Down Stephen’s Lane in the south of Dublin city centre, near what used to be Dobbins bistro, an empire sits behind a set of wrought iron gates. It doe(...)

 Luggala: Mick Jagger and U2 partied alongside poets, painters, actors and models

Luggala, the Co Wicklow estate that was home to the late Guinness heir Garech Browne, has been sold for what is believed to be significantly less than(...)

 Last year, the 199-patient-bed Beacon Hospital  had more than 130,000 patient visits. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Beacon Hospital in Dublin turned a profit for the first time under Denis O’Brien’s ownership last year. New accounts filed by Beacon Medical Grou(...)

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