Jack Horgan-Jones

Jack Horgan-Jones

Jack Horgan-Jones is a Chief Reporter with The Sunday Business Post. Horgan-Jones is a lead contributor on Ireland to the Economist Intelligence Unit, and has previously worked with the news website TheJournal.ie, and the energy trade magazine reNews. A Dublin native, he holds a BA in history and an MA in Media and International Conflict from UCD.

More than 50 gardaí were paid €100,000 overtime since 2013

More than 50 gardaí were paid €100,000 overtime since 2013

A new report by the Department of Public Expenditure found that the cohort of 'over 50 individuals... have been earning over €20,000 in each of the last five years'

‘I don’t think the country needs an election at this point’

‘I don’t think the country needs an election at this point’

Despite a turbulent week in politics, enterprise minister Heather Humphreys is flying high after garnering a €300m loan scheme for businesses

Report blamed for nosedive in First Derivatives share price

Report blamed for nosedive in First Derivatives share price

A highly critical research report has been blamed by industry insiders for a sharp decline in the...

State to examine reputational risk from cash-for-visas scheme

State to examine reputational risk from cash-for-visas scheme

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan signed off on the terms of the two phase review last week, which include a commitment to 'consider the overall policy of offering immigration permissions in return for investment'

Pressure grows for investigation into state’s second Enet contract

Pressure grows for investigation into state’s second Enet contract

The Sunday Business Post can reveal that BT Ireland told the Department of Communications that it wanted the chance to bid for two multimillion-euro contracts that were renewed with Enet without a tender process

Budget gives business a sprinkling of goodies

Budget gives business a sprinkling of goodies

If you were looking for a surprise, the introduction of a 12.5 per cent exit tax had been only partially flagged

Skilful study of a two-fisted tycoon

Skilful study of a two-fisted tycoon

The key question Matt Cooper asks is whether Michael O’Leary has built a machine which can survive beyond the parameters of its own design

CIF boss: House buyers who can afford them can’t get mortgages

CIF boss: House buyers who can afford them can’t get mortgages

Dominic Doheny said that housebuilders in the Dublin area are reporting a drop in the number of buyers with mortgage approvals on the ground

Enet stake bidder claims it was used as a ‘stalking horse’

Enet stake bidder claims it was used as a ‘stalking horse’

Investment fund Cube sues over breach of trust in negotiations for €145 million stake in telecoms firm Enet

The night Ireland’s fate was sealed by bank guarantee

The night Ireland’s fate was sealed by bank guarantee

Indecision by banks left door open for vulture funds, says Holohan

Central Bank ready for large number of firms escaping Brexit

Central Bank ready for large number of firms escaping Brexit

Significant increase expected in the number of financial services firms granted authorisation; Businesses wishing to relocate funds here must put down roots in country, warns senior official

D-res execs must hit targets before payouts

D-res execs must hit targets before payouts

Senior executives at US fund Lone Star’s new €400 million Irish home builder will have to hit...

Last-ditch bid to keep Player Wills site for social housing

Last-ditch bid to keep Player Wills site for social housing

Nama hopes to sell plot to developers for €90m

Russian oligarch backs aviation venture with Irish firm Airborne

Russian oligarch backs aviation venture with Irish firm Airborne

Mikhail Fridman, one of Russia’s richest men, who was named on a US ‘oligarch’s list’ of ...

Brookfield aiming to sell stake in €500m wind farm portfolio

Brookfield aiming to sell stake in €500m wind farm portfolio

Brookfield, the Canadian multinational which purchased Bord Gáis assets after a troika-mandated ...