Dermot Desmond

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Ellen Pao, author of Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change. Her book gives a ground-breaking account of discrimination against women and other minority groups in the tech world. Photograph: Bloomberg

Business books get a bad rap and with good justification in many cases. Too many are churned out and original thinking is a rare commodity. They form(...)

Irish businessman Dermot Desmond, who controls a stake of about 25 per cent in Canadian miner Mountain Province Diamonds. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Mountain Province Diamonds, a Canadian miner in which Dermot Desmond holds a stake of about 24 per cent, is seeking to sell $330 million of (€279 mill(...)

Ian Hyland said the near-600 page book is “the first volume . . . of a history and chronology of the entire Irish economy” that he intends to publish.

Denis O’Brien says “every minister for communications is conflicted” in decisions about the television licence fee because, he says, RTÉ gives the mi(...)

Businessman Dermot Desmond has claimed a mistaken view taken by the Moriarty tribunal based on misleading information provided to it by its own solici(...)

INM chairman Leslie Buckley is not using INM’s lawyers in a High Court action taken against him by the State’s corporate watchdog. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Leslie Buckley, the chairman of Independent News & Media (INM) , has hired his own legal team and is not being represented by INM’s lawyers in a H(...)

  Jervis  Shopping Centre:  The six-floor, 33,445sq m (360,000sq ft) of retail space scheme was   the biggest building project in Dublin in the mid-1990s – it is now thought to be worth €400 million. Photograph: Alan Betson

We wouldn’t know it only for the Paradise Papers leak that this week whipped the towel from the global rich and their creative finances, but the Jervi(...)

British Airways airplanes on the runway at London City Airport   with the  City of London in the background. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/ AFP/Getty Images

London City Airport turned 30 this week and will begin a big redevelopment in the New Year. Last year 4.6 million people used the airport. Following a(...)

Dermot Desmond: Biometric software firm Daon is his masterpiece and perhaps the most significant company the billionaire has ever built. Photograph: Peter Morrison/Inpho

“The bill? No problem, I’ll get that for you now. I do hope you enjoyed your lunch. Would you like to pay by cash, card or selfie?” This is where th(...)

Brown Thomas gears up for Christmas.

Bank of Ireland’s new chief executive, Francesca McDonagh, has hired a fellow former HSBC executive to fill the new role of chief of staff at the grou(...)

Alan Walsh, CEO of One51

Ballet aficionado and chief executive of stock exchange-bound homebuilder Glenveagh Properties Justin Bickle has padded the company’s almost 400-page (...)

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