Michael Smurfit

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Tuskar Rock Lighthouse by Ivan Sutton (€1,500-€2,000), Whyte’s.

With lockdown restrictions lifting, auction houses are beginning to open up for public viewings once again. Both de Vere’s of Kildare Street and Whyte(...)

Interior of Michael Smurfit’s private residence, showing portraits by William Orpen

The private art collection owned by businessman Michael Smurfit is to be sold over the course of the coming year through various auctions by Sotheby’s(...)

Michael Smurfit at the launch of his autobiography A Life Worth Living in 2014. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

At 83, entrepreneur and businessman Michael Smurfit is acutely aware of the danger that coronavirus poses to his health, which is why he has been coco(...)

 Michael Smurfit says the lockdown of entire economies could come to be viewed as a ‘serious mistake’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Veteran Irish entrepreneur and businessman Michael Smurfit has added his voice to criticism of the decisions by governments around the world to lock d(...)

Prior to the crisis, some 3,300 hotel rooms were expected to complete construction by the end of 2020. Photograph: Alan Betson

A boom in hotel construction in the Republic has been brought to a shuddering halt by the Covid-19 crisis, property group Cushman & Wakefield has (...)

Grafton Street: many retail rents, for the second quarter of the year, are due on Wednesday. Lobby group Retail Excellence say many stores will not be able to pay this bill. Photograph: Bryan O Brien

Dublin software company Workhuman, formerly known as Globoforce, has sold a 10 per cent stake in the business in a deal that puts it “on course for” f(...)

Michael Fetherston, the owner of the five-star The K Club estate in Straffan, Co Kildare, said that his hotel, which closed earlier this week along with hundreds of other hotels around the country, could be used in whatever manner the Government or the HSE believed was most appropriate at no cost to the State. File photograph: Alan Betson, Irish Times

One of Ireland’s most exclusive hotels, the 134-bedroomed K Club in Co Kildare has been offered to the State for free to help in the Covid-19 battle. (...)

 A general view shows empty shelves in a supermarket in Berlin, Germany. Photograph: Hayoung Jeon/EPA

UK supermarkets have begun rationing food for the first time as a result of coronavirus panic buying, according to a report in the Sunday Telegraph. T(...)

The K Club was the brainchild of one of the State’s most successful businessmen of any era, Michael Smurfit.  Photograph: Getty Images

The K Club golf resort in Co Kildare, which has just been sold by Michael Smurfit for more than €65 million, has always occupied a special place in t(...)

The K Club.

Veteran businessman Michael Smurfit has completed the sale of the K Club golf resort to nursing homes operator Michael Fetherston, in a deal believed (...)

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