Ian Kehoe

Ian Kehoe

Tycoons: Editor’s Note

Tycoons: Editor’s Note

For the last 28 years, The Sunday Business Post has sought to document the best and worst of Ireland’s tycoons

Tycoons: Private Ryan

Tycoons: Private Ryan

At the time, almost no one in his own company knew what he looked like. Yet the Penneys/Primark boss Arthur Ryan was one of the most powerful and influential figures in the world of Irish fashion

Tycoons: King without a throne

Tycoons: King without a throne

He had lost his empire, but Seán Quinn was desperate to reclaim it following his epic fall. This profile analysed the man, the money and the myth

Tycoons: Rise and fall of a reclusive tycoon

Tycoons: Rise and fall of a reclusive tycoon

How did Liam Carroll, the corporate raider who had built a €1 billion fortune from a series of canny deals, see his business empire come crashing down around him so quickly? And just how did a Dutch-owned minnow, ACC Bank, bring down the country’s largest developer?

Gerry Barrett bids to prevent seizure of assets

Gerry Barrett bids to prevent seizure of assets

Galway businessman will argue that Deutsche Bank breached a 'standstill agreement' by installing receivers over his hotel and property empire

Your Business: Ireland is awash with vibrant businesses

Your Business: Ireland is awash with vibrant businesses

The uncertainty over Brexit can’t hide the fact that the mood among Irish businesses is becoming more optimistic

Ian Kehoe on Business

Ian Kehoe on Business

Filling stations are where the action is right now – and their food offerings hold the key to their future success

We need to talk about rents

We need to talk about rents

Surge in disputes shows extent of calamitous rental problem

Ian Kehoe on Business

Ian Kehoe on Business

A German bank presents its credentials to An Post, while Seán Quinn bets on winning back his old empire

The milliner’s playground, the former maths teacher and the €700m debt pile

The milliner’s playground, the former maths teacher and the €700m debt pile

The inside story of a developer, a vulture fund and a five-star hotel sited in a retail park . . .

EXCLUSIVE: Gerry Barrett and his personal guarantee problem

EXCLUSIVE: Gerry Barrett and his personal guarantee problem

Developer's assets now valued at just €60m

Uzbekistan asks Ireland to freeze Karimova’s $200m

Uzbekistan asks Ireland to freeze Karimova’s $200m

The prosecutor general’s office has asked the authorities to freeze money held in Bank of New York Mellon accounts in Dublin

A rising tide lifts all boats … and fills hotels

A rising tide lifts all boats … and fills hotels

The rise of Dalata has mirrored the Irish recovery, writes Ian Kehoe

Bank thwarted Barrett plan to refinance €762m loans

Bank thwarted Barrett plan to refinance €762m loans

Deutsche Bank rejected as ‘unacceptable’ an offer by Cardinal Capital to refinace debts by property developer and hotelier Gerry Barrett

'Public policy choices to blame for rental mess'

'Public policy choices to blame for rental mess'

Companies like Ires are reacting to a dysfunctional property market, writes Ian Kehoe