Róisín Burke

Róisín Burke

Roisin Burke is Senior Business Correspondent with The Sunday Business Post and pens the Week in Business column. Burke joined the newspaper in 2014 from the Sunday Independent, where she was a business reporter for the past four years. She previously worked at the Sunday Tribune and the Sunday Times. Burke holds a degree in Spanish and English from NUI Galway and a Masters in Journalism from the Dublin Institute of Technology.

Voicesage expects up to $40 million in sales after Middle East deal

Voicesage expects up to $40 million in sales after Middle East deal

The company provides user-friendly mobile phone and other customer messaging services for global firms including Argos, Axa Insurance and Indesit

Heritage hotel developer to build €60 million retirement village

Heritage hotel developer to build €60 million retirement village

The complex, at a green field site next to the Heritage resort, will be made up of a nursing home with 116 beds, including a 20-bed specialist dementia care unit

Thirteen firms prosecuted for late filings

Thirteen firms prosecuted for late filings

First flush of enforcement actions as Companies Registration Office takes aim at dormant firms

BAI calls in consultants to shape master plan for future

BAI calls in consultants to shape master plan for future

Consultancy firm Mediatique is expected to complete its research by the end of the year

‘World trade centre for shipping’ finds a home

‘World trade centre for shipping’ finds a home

Major development on both sides of the Lee in Cork would be ‘a new city quarter’

Ballymore to meet Michael Colgan in wake of claims

Ballymore to meet Michael Colgan in wake of claims

Colgan has been engaged as Ballymore’s cultural adviser on Mulryan’s flagship Irish megadevelopment, Dublin Landings

Kidnap victim Jennifer Guinness leaves €9m

Kidnap victim Jennifer Guinness leaves €9m

Guinness, who was subjected to an eight-day hostage ordeal in April 1986 by kidnappers seeking to extort a ransom from her husband

High Court asked to rule on former Quinn company earn-out deal

High Court asked to rule on former Quinn company earn-out deal

Aventas, run by chief executive Paul O’Brien, was the company that managed the break-up of the former Quinn manufacturing group

Councillor claims concerns raised over Church of Scientology events

Councillor claims concerns raised over Church of Scientology events

On Halloween night, the church hosted a ‘Trick or Treat in Firhouse’ event, among other events

Roisin Burke  on Business

Roisin Burke on Business

123.ie’s Andrew Collins has an alarming new venture

Five Irish food and drink businesses worth watching

Five Irish food and drink businesses worth watching

The food sector is an area where Ireland is punching well and truly above its weight

German buyer targeting Irish firms

German buyer targeting Irish firms

With annual revenues of €2.28 billion, Munich-based Aurelius is a mid-market investor that is active across Europe, Britain and Ireland, investing in companies or brands with potential

Runners and riders in blind €20m-plus Barchester sale

Runners and riders in blind €20m-plus Barchester sale

Three or four bidders will be pre-selected next week and then these will be narrowed down to two for the final bidding round

Food guru Stapleton has lots on his plate after €19m sale of firm

Food guru Stapleton has lots on his plate after €19m sale of firm

Man who gave the world soup in a carton on the hunt for Irish investment opportunities

Government to review €1m ‘golden visa’

Government to review €1m ‘golden visa’

A surge in applications last year contributed to a decision to double the investment threshold required for the scheme, called the Immigrant Investment Programme, from €500,000 to €1 million