Emmet Oliver

Emmet Oliver

Emmet Oliver is the Editor of The Business Post. Emmet Oliver has worked in business journalism and industry for over 20 years, starting his career at The Irish Times, where he was a business correspondent, news reporter, education correspondent, media columnist and Assistant Business Editor. He was also a member of the paper’s Editorial Committee. He also was Presenter of the business programme at NewsTalk 106, Down to Business. He then worked as a European business writer with Bloomberg based in the City of London, covering multiple sectors, including transport and airlines. He returned to Ireland in 2008 and worked first as Business Editor at the Sunday Tribune and then as Deputy Business Editor of the Irish Independent. He has also worked in recent years outside journalism, first as Director of Global Communications at IDA Ireland, and also as marketing director of the Irish League of Credit Unions and in the biotech industry at BioMarin. Emmet has lectured at Dublin City University (DCU) on financial journalism and corporate communications and teaches and researches business history at Trinity College Dublin. Emmet is a graduate of UCD and DCU and recently became qualified in corporate governance following study at UCD Smurfit Business School.

Emmet Oliver on business: Green Reit, China and Permanent TSB

Emmet Oliver on business: Green Reit, China and Permanent TSB

While the bunting will certainly be unfurled when this transaction closes at Green’s headquarters on Dublin’s Molesworth Street later this year, like all deals, it leaves a litany of winners and losers in its wake

Emmet Oliver on Business

Emmet Oliver on Business

Virgin Media has good reason to fear the rise of the cord-cutters

Emmet Oliver on business: Respectable Ryanair and Glanbia's tariff troubles

Emmet Oliver on business: Respectable Ryanair and Glanbia's tariff troubles

Ryanair has slowly become middle-aged and respectable, and that’s not a good sign

Headwinds of the future could spell trouble for Aer Lingus

Headwinds of the future could spell trouble for Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus is probably safe under the wing of IAG, but it needs to change course soon

Economic history may favour Johnson over Varadkar

Economic history may favour Johnson over Varadkar

Emmet Oliver on the week in business

Still lacking final closure in our bleak house of financial ghosts

Still lacking final closure in our bleak house of financial ghosts

As the public hearings finally begin into the 2010 collapse of Quinn Insurance, it’s clear Ireland needs a quicker and cheaper way to exorcise its economic demons

Honohan recalls troika’s threat on corporation tax

Honohan recalls troika’s threat on corporation tax

The former Central Bank governor has recounted the ‘unpleasant’ experience of an EU official’s remark over dinner at the height of the bailout

It’s all about the numbers in media land

It’s all about the numbers in media land

The Belgian buyers of INM snatched up the national media group at a bargain price. But what exactly are they getting?

Feargal Quinn: an inquiring mind and a generous soul

Feargal Quinn: an inquiring mind and a generous soul

Feargal Quinn was an ideas machine. As a regular columnist at The Sunday Business Post, his email...

Self-inflicted harm threat to INM future

Self-inflicted harm threat to INM future

Battered and bruised by assorted scandals, INM is now the subject of a takeover bid. But outside its cash pile, its assets are valued at bargain-basement prices

A man named Sue

A man named Sue

The eagerness with which Denis O’Brien has taken legal actions in recent years shows the urgent need for a comprehensive overhaul of Ireland’s libel laws

Ireland’s start-up scene is alive and kicking

Ireland’s start-up scene is alive and kicking

While a no-deal Brexit remains a significant threat to the Irish economy, start-ups are shrugging off those concerns and looking to innovate and re-shape a whole range of industries and product categories

Your guide to interesting times

Your guide to interesting times

Nobody knows who came up with the Chinese curse ‘may you live in interesting times’, but busi...

Ten hard truths of a hard border

Ten hard truths of a hard border

A hard border on the island of Ireland would have a huge impact on a whole range of areas and activities – and the clock is counting down rapidly

NTMA’s semi-state watchdog boss to step down

NTMA’s semi-state watchdog boss to step down

The NTMA executive who oversees the strategy for Ireland’s leading semi-state companies, a role...