Emmet O Neill

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Football Association of Ireland’s John Delaney: FAI board lacks overall independence and many members appear to be too close to the association by dint of time served. Photograph: Tom Honan

The recent travails of John Delaney, the chief executive of the Football Association of Ireland, have thrown the focus back on to a nebulous but utter(...)

Partenay Unlimited, a company linked to several of Denis O’Brien’s property investments, owns the land. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin City Council has given the go-ahead for the development of a six-storey hotel on a site in Donnybrook owned by a company linked to businessman (...)

Previously owned by the Mahony family’s Killeen Group, Mount Juliet includes a golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus

The five-star hotel and golf resort Mount Juliet slipped into the red last year, chalking up a €3.3 million loss despite revenues staying broadly in l(...)

Every parent and teacher will know of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle.

Video games are becoming more and more educational, and screen-time may not be as bad as we once thought. Deep breaths, parents. You are skeptical. (...)

Niall Anderton, managing director of Topaz. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

An Englishman, an Irishman and a Scotsman walk into a petrol station. It’s Niall Anderton – born near Glasgow, raised in Sussex, matured in Black(...)

The site in Donnybrook, Dublin 4, for which plans for a six-storey hotel have been lodged. Photograph: Google

Planning permission has been sought for a new six-storey hotel in the heart of Donnybrook on a prime site associated with businessman Denis O’Brien. (...)

If reducing the 14 per cent gender pay gap between men and women is the aim, then boosting paternity leave entitlements and uptake is an obvious lever to pull.

When it comes to policies to encourage new fathers to take time off work when babies are born, Ireland is still in nappies. It emerged this week that (...)

Kendrick Investments held 99 per cent of Topaz   prior to its sale to Couche-Tard. Photograph: David Sleator

Denis O’Brien and Alimentation Couche-Tard, the Canadian company to which he sold the Topaz chain of forecourts for €258 million cash, have agreed a (...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: His outbursts are tailor-made to court controversy  but even   journalists   who fawn over him didn’t allow his charms to prevent them reporting on his airline’s profit warning that suggested   as much as €75 million could be wiped off its earnings due to Brexit. Photograph: Toby Melville/File Photo/Reuters

The problem with writing commentary involving the utterances of Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary is his Marmite quality. Most people either lov(...)

Irish businessman Emmet O’Neill: perhaps best known for founding Smiles Dental in 2005, which he sold for €36 million in 2014.

Irish businessman Emmet O’Neill has invested €500,000 in local online publisher Lovin Group, The Irish Times has learned. This has secured a stake o(...)

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