Killian Woods

Killian Woods

Smartbox raises concerns over new minimum expiry date for vouchers

Smartbox raises concerns over new minimum expiry date for vouchers

The gift voucher provider has said laws to set five-year expiry dates for vouchers will have a “chilling effect” on the future of its Irish operation

Press Up group to redevelop Dublin’s Odessa nightclub as a boutique hotel

Press Up group to redevelop Dublin’s Odessa nightclub as a boutique hotel

Earlier this year, the group applied for permission to convert the closed-down venue on Dame Court into a 14-bedroom, high-end hotel

Nine out of ten homes in rent pressure zones fail to meet minimum standards

Nine out of ten homes in rent pressure zones fail to meet minimum standards

Some 14,860, or 90.3 per cent, of private rentals inspected in 2018 failed to meet minimum housing standards, up from 76 per cent in 2017

Ilac Centre eyes late-night shoppers with new wing

Ilac Centre eyes late-night shoppers with new wing

The centre – co-owned by Hammerson and Irish Life – has been upgraded in recent months to create units for three restaurants, a café and a 3,000 square foot shop

Bamboo adds Galway to its menu

Bamboo adds Galway to its menu

Eatery app lines up European foray

Epic engineering: The genius behind Claridge’s ‘impossible basement’

Epic engineering: The genius behind Claridge’s ‘impossible basement’

Jim Mackey took on a construction challenge that for a decade the industry had insisted could not be met – and succeeded

NTA says developer’s apartments will affect BusConnects project

NTA says developer’s apartments will affect BusConnects project

Plans to build a 66-unit apartment block on the old Gowan Motors Merrion Road site have been filed by a firm connected to Lioncor Developments, which is owned by Alanis Capital and Oaktree Capital

My Taxi’s second rebrand costs €3 million

My Taxi’s second rebrand costs €3 million

Taxi-hailing service MyTaxi has invested €3 million in its new rebrand to Free Now, two years a...

Galway’s traffic blues: A long road ahead

Galway’s traffic blues: A long road ahead

Galway’s much-vaunted ring road was touted as a magic bullet to solve the city’s congestion woes. But after years of development and an outlay of €30 million, it’s still a long way from coming to fruition

A round-up of Galway’s infrastructure projects

A round-up of Galway’s infrastructure projects

As part of the city’s new transport strategy, planners have devised a plan to integrate Galway’s bus routes

Killian Woods on business: Oliver Callan's office sums

Killian Woods on business: Oliver Callan's office sums

Did Oliver Callan get his office sums wrong? Oliver Callan Oliver Callan is a comedian, impressi...

Smaller retailers excluded from state online grant scheme, says RGData

Smaller retailers excluded from state online grant scheme, says RGData

Small and medium-sized retailers are claiming they are being excluded from an online retail schem...

Data watchdog chasing its tail over HQ

Data watchdog chasing its tail over HQ

Search for new offices proves frustrating

Virgin Media’s news slot gets big Love Island boost

Virgin Media’s news slot gets big Love Island boost

Ratings soar as programme follows reality show

Applegreen opens fuel plazas on sites it objected to for rivals

Applegreen opens fuel plazas on sites it objected to for rivals

Fuel retail giant Applegreen has opened fuel plazas on several sites where it previously claimed that rivals’ plans would cause traffic chaos and contravene planning laws