Tony O Reilly

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 Bernard Arnault: Even the man who owns Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Dom Pérignon, and other luxury brands must have gone to school post-natally like the rest of us. Photograph:  Christophe Archambault / AFP /Getty Images

I read an extraordinary thing in the Financial Times the other day, from an interview with the French business tycoon Bernard Arnault, Europe’s riches(...)

Managing director of Ornua’s global foods division Róisín Hennerty: the company has stockpiled nearly 40,000 tonnes of product, mainly cheese, in the UK ahead of the possibility of a crash-out Brexit. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Ornua’s first foray into the United States was something of a failure. Ireland’s largest dairy exporter, owner of the billion-euro Kerrygold brand, di(...)

Mediahuis chief executive Gert Ysebaert and chairman Thomas Leysen: the company bid €146 million for Independent News & Media this week. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Many years ago at a dinner in the palatial home of the then Independent News & Media proprietor Tony O’Reilly a conversation developed around the (...)

Cameron O’Reilly said the new venture would be profit-focused and was not intended as an act of philanthropy. File photograph: Megan Lewis/Reuters

Cameron O’Reilly, the eldest son of former business tycoon Sir Anthony O’Reilly, is backing a new online, subscriptions-based investigative journalism(...)

Kerrygold butter: a legal case in California claiming “false and misleading advertising”  was thrown out.

A standard 250g block of Kerrygold butter was the fastest-selling food or drink item on German supermarket shelves last year: “fastest” meaning the mo(...)

The five-star Powerscourt Hotel originally opened as a Ritz Carlton.

A group that includes US cable television tycoon John Malone has agreed a deal to buy the five-star Powerscourt Hotel in Enniskerry from a company con(...)

The Barryroe project has been valued at an estimated €1.1 billion. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

An Taisce has settled a High Court case with the Government over a survey licence granted to Tony O’Reilly jnr’s Providence Resources for exploration (...)

An oil rig at Providence’s Barryroe prospect. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

Irish oil and gas explorer Providence Resources has received approval from the State to advance work on a licence off Ireland’s southwest coast. The (...)

The close collaboration between Charles Haughey (left) and financier Dermot Desmond (right) in marketing the IFSC is disclosed in Department of the Taoiseach documents released under the 30-year rule.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Charles Haughey insisted suggestions made by financier Dermot Desmond be included in his written responses for a major 1988 interview he gave as taois(...)

Barryroe was found in 2012 to have more than 300 million barrels of recoverable oil. Photograph:  Finbarr O’Rourke

Oil and gas explorer Providence Resources expects the long-awaited drilling programme at its Barryroe oil project off the Cork coast to commence in th(...)

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