Michael Burke

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Michael Burke,  managing director of Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Ltd. Photograph: Michael Dillon

Pretax profits at a Co Galway pharma firm led by vet Michael Burke more than doubled to €2.72 million last year. New accounts filed by Chanelle Pharm(...)

Burkeway, primarily active in Galway, now has three new residential developments with a gross development value in excess of €100 million. Photograph: iStock

Galway property development group Burkeway Homes has acquired a seven-acre site in the city on which it plans to build up to 105 homes. The family-r(...)

Aryzta had an unremitting bad year and was the  standout corporate loser of 2018. Photograph: Reuters

It was another year of mixed fortunes in corporate Ireland. The economy continues to be the fastest growing in Europe while the live register fell to (...)

Ireland’s industry superstars give cause for optimism.

Talk about pharma and medtech in Ireland and the presumption is always that the conversation relates to multinational giants, tax breaks and governmen(...)

Chanelle founder and owner Michael Burke: “We’ve doubled turnover in the last five years, and expect to double turnover again within the next five years.” Photograph: Michael Dillon

Ireland’s largest indigenous drug company has announced an €86 million investment plan that will see the creation of 350 jobs over the next five years(...)

Brendan Gleeson in Mr Mercecdes

Terrific news. The second series of Mr Mercedes starts in just over a month. You know, Mr Mercedes. The series based on Stephen King’s 2014 novel. Mr (...)

John Haughey: newly released pension file  sheds light on the devastating illness which left him an invalid

Most biographers of the former taoiseach Charles Haughey point to his impoverished childhood as one of the primary motivations in his life in looking (...)

A massive turnout as GAA All-Ireland hurling champions Tipperary make their homecoming at Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There were two topics of conversation in Thurles tonight. The stunning performance of the senior hurlers was, of course, fresh on the minds of the te(...)

Dr Conor Harkin, founder of ProVerum: “Its unique design ensures normal urination and also preserves sexual function.”

“More than a quarter of all men have symptomatic Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) by the age of 50 and by age 80, approximately 80 per cent of men w(...)

Chanelle managing director Michael Burke and Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the announcement  of the generic drug group’s new production facility in Loughrea in Co Galway. Photograph: Michael Dillon

Another election pit stop, another jobs announcement. Selling a message that exhorts the electorate to trust the present government’s responsible mana(...)

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