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.

Charity boss Conlon set for release from Swiss jail

Charity boss Conlon set for release from Swiss jail

The founder of digital charity company Ammado was convicted last month on embezzlement charges in Zurich related to the misappropriation of €3.9 million, which was due to charities but never passed on

Company backed by Desmond and Harrington wound up

Company backed by Desmond and Harrington wound up

GoS Networks, a promising mobile software company where billionaire Dermot Desmond and golfer Pad...

Dolmen row rumbles on over business earnings

Dolmen row rumbles on over business earnings

The case relates to a dispute over business earnings of around €6 million

€15 million potential funding gap at Galway 2020

€15 million potential funding gap at Galway 2020

An internal briefing note prepared for Minister for Arts Josepha Madigan said that Galway 2020 organisers advised that they may not reach their €46 million funding target

Gannon charts course for High Court in Dún Laoghaire harbour row

Gannon charts course for High Court in Dún Laoghaire harbour row

Philip Gannon, a key investor in the plan to turn the old ferry terminal at Dublin’s Dun Laoghaire harbour into a multimillion investment tech hub, is suing his former business partner, he confirmed last Friday

Providence Resources faces challenge

Providence Resources faces challenge

An Taisce believes various laws, planning and environmental regulations haven’t been properly followed in relation to licences granted by the government to Providence Resources to drill for oil off the Cork coast

New beneficial ownership rules delayed until 2019, finance department says

New beneficial ownership rules delayed until 2019, finance department says

The shake-up in beneficial ownership rules that would prevent anonymous trusts and aid transparency around asset ownership has been subject to scores of enquiries, Freedom of Information documents reveal

Forensic accountants to follow the money in €40 million Vikings TV producers’ war

Forensic accountants to follow the money in €40 million Vikings TV producers’ war

Independent experts from ‘big four’ accountancy firms EY and Grant Thornton will probe the money trail at Vikings TV series maker Octagon, as part of an ongoing High Court battle between its shareholders

Róisín Burke on Business

Róisín Burke on Business

Bullets and bras: the Ann Summers boss remembers the rare old times in Dublin

Troy Studios boss wants ‘loyalty bonus’ tax break for film industry

Troy Studios boss wants ‘loyalty bonus’ tax break for film industry

Ardmore and Troy Studios boss Siún Ní Raghallaigh has called for international studios to receive a 'loyalty bonus' in the form of a hike on their tax break for bringing productions to Ireland

‘No expense spared’ on Quirkes’ new casino

‘No expense spared’ on Quirkes’ new casino

Richard Quirke and his son Wesley have opened the Carlton Casino Club above their Dr Quirkey’s Good Time Emporium amusement arcade on O’Connell Street after a massive refurbishment and fit-out

Sports Surgery Clinic in investor bust-up

Sports Surgery Clinic in investor bust-up

A group of investors at the Sports Surgery Clinic in Santry in Dublin are claiming minority shareholder oppression at the business run by former Manchester United and Ireland player Kevin Moran and his orthopaedic surgeon brother Ray

Nama judgement against cinema magnate Anderson upheld

Nama judgement against cinema magnate Anderson upheld

Nama went to court seeking summary judgement against Tom Anderson in his capacity as guarantor of Anglo Irish Bank loans to a grouping called the Aikens Partnership for a property venture

Bank blocked liquidation of Orla Kiely with administrator

Bank blocked liquidation of Orla Kiely with administrator

A bank with mortgage charges over Orla Kiely’s London shops appointed an administrator to the b...

Building is in the blood

Building is in the blood

Cannon sisters looking to fresh projects in the greater Dublin region after making success of a family venture in a German market dominated by institutional investors and pension funds