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.

A magnificent achievement, but still a political liability

A magnificent achievement, but still a political liability

The pan-continental currency is now two decades old, and its advocates want deeper European integration to support it. But can an ambitious agenda survive the fraught politics of modern Europe?

Planning body rejects effort to keep Player site off levy register

Planning body rejects effort to keep Player site off levy register

The site, on the footprint of the former Player Wills cigarette factory in Dolphin’s Barn, is considered one of the most important housing sites in the capital. Debts relating to the site were transferred to Nama during the recession

British government ignorance on border ‘beggars belief’, says London mayor

British government ignorance on border ‘beggars belief’, says London mayor

Sadiq Khan, who visited Dublin last week in the first official visit by a London mayor to the Irish capital, praised the authors of the Good Friday Agreement and castigated British ministers who, he said, did not grasp its importance

O’Neill in frame for Dún Laoghaire ferry terminal project

O’Neill in frame for Dún Laoghaire ferry terminal project

The project, which was being pursued by investor Philip Gannon, fell into difficulty last month when he announced that the failure to secure a foreshore licence for the scheme meant he was backing out of the deal

Enet top brass shared €18.5m bonus payment bonanza

Enet top brass shared €18.5m bonus payment bonanza

According to accounts filed for Enet’s parent company, a total of €18,533,218 was paid to 'certain directors, senior management, staff and other parties related to the group'

Has the Smyth report made things worse for broadband plan?

Has the Smyth report made things worse for broadband plan?

Peter Smyth, author of the report on Naughten and McCourt meetings, faces an Oireachtas committee grilling, write Jack Horgan-Jones and Hugh O’Connell

Microsoft’s child abuse fears over new European privacy rules

Microsoft’s child abuse fears over new European privacy rules

Global computing giant Microsoft told the government it was concerned that new European privacy r...

Top landlord says reports of record rents are ‘inaccurate’

Top landlord says reports of record rents are ‘inaccurate’

Kennedy Wilson, which has spent billions assembling a mammoth Irish property portfolio including hundreds of apartments, made the statement during a meeting with a special advisor to Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy.

Yew Grove plans second cash call to boost equity

Yew Grove plans second cash call to boost equity

Yew Grove Reit, the publicly quoted Irish property investor, is expected to push ahead with a sec...

AIB primed for ‘Project Beech’ €1bn loan sale

AIB primed for ‘Project Beech’ €1bn loan sale

Move comes as Irish banks face pressure from EU to bring non-performing loans under control

War of words between senator and builder over Howth apartments

War of words between senator and builder over Howth apartments

A war of words has broken out between Dublin-based builder Marlet Property Group and Labour Senat...

US court case over Enet sale wraps up

US court case over Enet sale wraps up

A court case in the United States over the sale of a 78 per cent stake in Enet, then owned by Dav...

Marlet close to selling two ex-Dublin Living sites worth €50m

Marlet close to selling two ex-Dublin Living sites worth €50m

Marlet Property is closing in on two property deals worth up to €50 million on sites in Dublin ...

Suspect in Project Eagle sale probe will not face prosecution in North

Suspect in Project Eagle sale probe will not face prosecution in North

No final decision on charges has been made in relation to second person in file

Tech giants heap pressure on Irish cyber security office

Tech giants heap pressure on Irish cyber security office

The National Cyber Security Centre is facing increasing demands on its resources above and beyond its European peers, confidential papers show