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Arcadia’s Sir  Philip Green: fears mount for the future of his Topshop to Burton and Miss Selfridge conglomerate and the 18,000 it employs. Photograph:  Chris J Ratcliffe

Hosting a lavish Grand Prix party aboard his super-yacht in Monaco was probably not the most sensible move by Sir Philip Green at the weekend, as he b(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: money pile down to just  €865 million. File photograph: Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has lost his status as a billionaire after his his net worth fell €167 million to a paltry €865 million, according to the(...)

Chrissie Rucker, founder of The White Company.

It sounds so simple – crisp white linen, toppers and fluffy pillows that combine to delivers a blissful bed experience. However, back in 1994 when bed(...)

I’m collecting Sorcha from Sophie’s at the Dean – the venue for the latest Mount Anville Past Pupils Association Networking Breakfast. Sorcha loves th(...)

Liam Neeson has been named the richest Irish actor in the Sunday Times rich list. Photograph: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

The Weston family have kept their title as the richest family in Ireland for another year, as a record number of Irish billionaires join the rich list(...)

Adele’s contract with  Sony Music tops the £80 million deal Robbie Williams landed from EMI in 2002 and would give her the best deal ever handed to a female artist - shading the £70 million Whitney Houston scored in 2001 from Arista. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

Singer Adele is reportedly due to sign a £90 million (€116 million) record contract, landing the biggest such deal ever brokered with a British musici(...)

Sir Nick Faldo, director Pedro Almodóvar, Jackie Chan and Simon Cowell are among the celebrities whose names have been linked with the Panama Papers.

There is nothing illegal about moving money offshore. To begin with, during the 1970s it was a way of moving cash around at a time of widespread curre(...)

 Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy (66) of Ballybinaby, Hackballscross, Co Louth arriving for his sentencing hearing at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

As a young police officer, former Police Service of Northern Ireland assistant chief constable Alan McQuillan once engaged in a bizarre game of cross-(...)

Lismore Castle, Co Waterford, former home of Sir Walter Raleigh, where you can now stay in aristocratic splendour

An invitation to dinner and an overnight stay in Lismore Castle, the opulent Irish seat of Britain’s Duke of Devonshire prompted concern. What to b(...)

At the top of the Irish list are Hilary and Alannah Weston (above), the Dublin-born mother and daughter from the family which controls Brown Thomas and Penneys in Ireland and Selfridges and Primark in the UK. The family is valued at some €15 billion. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The richest 250 people in Ireland are worth a combined €75.03 billion and have seen their wealth increase by 15.9 per cent in the last year, according(...)

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