Peter Aiken

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Inishcorrig, on Dalkey’s Coliemore Road, sold for just below €8 million

Top sellers: Dublin  1. Gorse Hill, Vico Road, Killiney, Co Dublin €9.5 million, Sherry FitzGerald and Knight Frank        (...)

Following their purchase of Danes Hollow, the Howth home of Riverdance creators Moya Doherty and John McColgan for €8.2 million, concert promoter Pete(...)

Moya Doherty and John McColgan purchased Dane’s Hollow when it was a bungalow on just one acre in 1997 for IR£900,000.

Concert promoter Peter Aiken of Aiken Promotions has bought Danes Hollow, the north Dublin coastal home of Riverdance creators Moya Doherty and John (...)

Brian Wilson.  Photograph: Andrew Downes/xposure

A music fan paid almost €1,000 for two tickets that did not exist for a Brian Wilson concert last week. The American punter bought the tickets for W(...)

Harry Crosbie: said putting his son Simon’s home in his own name to save on stamp duty was “error of judgment”. Photograph: Collins Courts

Harry Crosbie took no salary for nearly three years from his last remaining business – Vicar Street, a music venue in Dublin – but drew some €1.7 mill(...)

 Little Mix are one of the acts scheduled to play this year’s Live at the Marquee concert series in Cork. File photograph: Ryan Phillips/PA Wire

The country may be going soccer mad over the Republic of Ireland’s appearance in Euro 2016 in France, but not even the boys in green can quell Cork’s (...)

  Bruce Springsteen performs a concert as part of The River Tour 2016 at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid, Spain,  May 21st, 2016. Photograph: JP Gandul/EPA

It is a staple of concert promoters to remind concertgoers to leave themselves lots of time to get to the relevant venue. In the case of Friday nigh(...)

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in the RDS, Dublin in 2012. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

Bruce Springsteen is to play Croke Park in Dublin for the first time on Friday, May 27th, forcing the rescheduling of two GAA Leinster championship ga(...)

Garth Brooks in Croke Park in 2014. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

US country singer Garth Brooks has confirmed he will not be coming to Ireland next week to see a play about the debacle surrounding the cancellation o(...)

Jim Aiken: “You keep hearing that you have to have big productions, and someone like Ed Sheeran comes along and sells 160,000 tickets – and it’s just him and a guitar”. Photograph: Jesse Dittmar/ The New York Times

The family business was always going to be Peter Aiken’s calling. He tried accountancy, but the trade kept beckoning him back. The business of putting(...)

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