Paul Mcgowan

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The Q City business park in Hyderabad, India, which has been seized by local authorities from IBRC

India’s financial crime agency has seized control of Q City, an estimated $80 million office park in Hyderabad formerly owned by the family of Sean Qu(...)

Irish Water is regulated by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities. Photograph: Frank Miller

Ireland’s independent energy and water regulator paid €202,638 in bonuses to staff in 2017 as its deficit reduced by 15 per cent to €1.09 million. Th(...)

BAI  chief executive Michael O’Keeffe suggested he had no interest in asking ministers for extra powers to apply updated ownership and control rules on existing media owners. Photograph by Matt Kavanagh

Who remembers March 1991? Mary Robinson was three months into her presidency, while the United States had just obliterated Saddam Hussein’s army in th(...)

A contractor has received a criminal conviction  over electrical work that threatened a house fire in south Co Dublin. File photograph: Getty Images

The criminal conviction of a contractor over electrical work that threatened a house fire in south Co Dublin should serve as a warning to all unregist(...)

The new Lidl store to reopen in Fortunestown Lane, Tallaght, Dublin. The German discounter has complained about rivals in the grocery sector routinely objecting to planning permissions that it seeks for new stores or extensions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

As the German discount supermarkets Aldi and Lidl have found in the morass that is the Irish planning system, das Leben ist kein Ponyhof. Life is no p(...)

Eirgrid chief executive Mark Foley in the national control room in Dublin. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

A new wholesale electricity market that it is hoped could cut Irish energy bills by up to €200 million a year began operating on Monday. Utility regu(...)

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities will continue to ensure that electricity and gas are supplied safely and securely, and that there is a supply of reliable, clean water and efficient treatment of wastewater

The Energy regulator has undergone a name change to reflect is broadened remit, which now also covers water. The Commission for Energy Regulation (CE(...)

Ocean Capital was set up in 2005 to invest in the then-booming commercial property scene across continental Europe. Photograph:  REUTERS/Neil Hall

Financial statements for last year have just become available for Ocean Capital, a private equity firm co-owned by Dublin stockbroker Paul McGowan. O(...)

Kris Commons scores Celtic’s third goal from the penalty spot against Dundee at Parkhead in the Scottish Premiership. Photograph: Reuters.

Celtic 5 (Griffiths 30, Brown 37, Commons 71 (pen), Forrest 77, Biton 88) Dundee 0 Celtic are within 90 minutes of winning the Scottish Pr(...)

HMV’s Henry Street store. Music sales at HMV and Xtra-Vision increased by 51 per cent last year, according to new figures

Entertainment retailers HMV and Xtra-Vision, which are both owned by Hilco Capital, posted combined group sales of €95.2 million for 2014, up 15 per c(...)

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