Editor’s picks: Sit down with the best of our big reads
Our editors pick the best writing in this week’s Business Post – including a deep dive on the Land Development Agency, and a look at the hospital crisis
Dermot Desmond’s punt on African Gold teeters on the edge
The billionaire Irish sponsor of the blank cheque company stands to lose a significant amount of his investment as the gold firm has a mere two months to complete a major deal while also dealing with the fallout from a major embezzlement case.
Delays and debate: Inside the LDA’s first four years
The Land Development Agency was launched in 2018 with the promise of becoming as significant a state body as the ESB or the IDA. Four years on, with no houses yet delivered on state land, what has the body achieved?
Is there any cure for Ireland’s most overcrowded hospital?
University Hospital Limerick management has defended the hospital’s performance by citing a lack of beds, but a Hiqa inspection also found that a shortage of nurses, slow patient throughput and delayed discharges at weekends were adding to its problems.
‘It’s really challenging to navigate this complex labyrinth of digital law’ – Anna Morgan
The head of privacy and data protection at Bird & Bird says businesses that require workers to be online are going to have to face a ‘huge tsunami’ of digital legislation.
Marion McKeone: McCarthy realises his dream, but it’s likely already a nightmare
After 14 failed attempts to become house speaker, Kevin McCarthy’s concessions to the far right have eroded his power so much that the Republican-controlled congress may prove impossible to govern.