Michael O’Leary of Ryanair has become Ireland’s newest billionaire, according to Forbes. Photograph: Collins

High-flying Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has become Ireland’s latest billionaire, earning himself a place on Forbes’s annual billionaire ra(...)

Brian Britton at a press conference during  his time at Oriel Windfarm Ltd.  Photograph: Patrick Bolger Photography

Leading Irish businessman Brian Britton has died after an illness. The long-time deputy chief executive of Larry Goodman’s beef processing business Go(...)

Stripe co-founder John Collison (pictured) and his brother Patrick were added to the list of Irish billionaires last year, according to a report by Oxfam. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A record surge in the number of billionaires globally last year, when one was created every two days, has fuelled an “inequality crisis”, according to(...)

Sir William Hastings: showed his business acumen by developing his hotels  despite the  troubled times  in Northern Ireland.

Bill Hastings, who has died in his 90th year, was chair of the Hastings Hotels Group, which owns half a dozen of the North’s major hotels. He always t(...)

The Ulysses Centre will be mainly housed in the former Aula Maxima of UCD on Stephen’s Green.

“This the way to the museyroom. Mind your hats goan in!” So says the museum guide early in Finnegans Wake, as visitors to Dublin are taken on a tour o(...)

Moya Doherty  was joined in the RDS Concert Hall by RTÉ’s Keelin Shanley and other guests, to talk about her career. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov

RTÉ chairwoman and Riverdance co-creator Moya Doherty has become the first woman to be awarded the RDS gold medal for enterprise. Ms Doherty received(...)

Bill Clinton speaking at DCU, where he was conferred with an honorary doctorate. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bill Clinton has warned that the rise of nationalism and tribalism across the world threatens to undo achievements such as the Belfast Agreement. The(...)

The Merrion joint-owner Lochlann Quinn: ‘It was conceived as a giant hobby’

‘My favourite hotel in Europe was the Bristol in Paris, and they had a garden, so that was it.” Lochlann Quinn, billionaire businessman, philanthropis(...)

The Oriel Wind Farm scheme, located 22km off the Co Louth coast,    will have the potential to generate up to 330 megawatts (MW), enough to power 250,000 homes. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The development of Ireland’s first major offshore wind farm has moved a step closer with the announcement that Oriel Wind, the energy group backed by (...)

The Merrion Hotel: “The near-term outlook remains strong.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Profit before tax at the Merrion Hotel in Dublin has jumped more than €1 million to €3.42 million for the financial year to the end of October 2016, a(...)

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