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.

Budget 2020: A budget that prepares for the worst and hopes for the best

Budget 2020: A budget that prepares for the worst and hopes for the best

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe always knew this budget would be defined by Brexit, and he reacted accordingly last Tuesday. But will it be enough?

Sands shift for broadcasting rivals

Sands shift for broadcasting rivals

RTÉ and Sky share the same woes when it comes to competition from streaming services

The Last Post: And you will know my name is . . . Alexa?

The Last Post: And you will know my name is . . . Alexa?

Signing Samuel L Jackson to voice its digital assistant is one way for Amazon to cash in on the device

The Last Post: Rugby raider faces a tricky conversion

The Last Post: Rugby raider faces a tricky conversion

CVC’s stake in the Six Nations may end the tournament’s free-to-air status

The Last Post: McGann’s €2.3m thank you

The Last Post: McGann’s €2.3m thank you

The former Smurfit Kappa chief executive will have to pay tax on his whopping gift

The Last Post: When Davy met Goodbody

The Last Post: When Davy met Goodbody

A Davy takeover of Goodbody could be the ultimate mixed marriage

Emmet Oliver on Business

Emmet Oliver on Business

Warren could out-Trump Trump on trade, hurting Ireland and China

Emmet Oliver on business: Apple, CRH and the banks

Emmet Oliver on business: Apple, CRH and the banks

Apple needs to move into an era where the iPhone is just another product of many it sells

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