More than 30 people who contracted the MRSA superbug in public hospitals have approached Limerick solicitor John Devane in the past week about suing the state for negligence.
A firm that employed more than 40 people in seven shops providing cheap phone calls and internet access has gone bust.
University College Cork is set for a windfall of up to €4 million a year, after one of its researchers patented a formula to mass produce sea urchins.
A Waterford shipping company that recently completed a €15million government contract will be wound up at a creditors meeting this week.
The liquidator of the defunct Ispat factory in Cork has claimed fees of almost €2 million from the firm over the past three years.
Profits at the Blackrock Clinic, the exclusive Dublin private hospital, jumped by 72 per cent to more than €6 million last year, as turnover rose 16 per cent to €54.2 million.
There are some businesspeoplewho operate below the parapet of publicity.
3touch, a technology firm based at Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT), has closed a €2 million funding round and won several deals worth more than €1.5 million.