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.

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

Fracking fracas for gas exploration boss Egan

Fracking fracas for gas exploration boss Egan

The exploration company led by Irishman Francis Egan which is spearheading fracking in Britain, h...

Still in the game: Charlie Chawke

Still in the game: Charlie Chawke

After surviving the recession, publican Charlie Chawke is now running nine hostelries and planning to expand his own local, the Goat. But he still carries a debt burden from his 2005 purchase of the Orchard in Rathfarnham for €22 million

‘No one has touched him in terms of pure, fresh-faced originality’

‘No one has touched him in terms of pure, fresh-faced originality’

John Reynolds had been in a particularly creative phase in recent times with the success of Electric Picnic challenger All Together Now and this weekend’s innovative indoor festival Metropolis

Copyright row simmers between two big Temple Bar venue owners

Copyright row simmers between two big Temple Bar venue owners

Owners of Temple Bar pub and the Button Factory argue over rights to Temple Bar name

Patrick Collison defends Stripe in San Francisco tax row

Patrick Collison defends Stripe in San Francisco tax row

The Limerick-born founder of the $20 billion payment firm has voiced his opposition to a 0.5 per cent tax aimed at helping to ease a severe homelessness problem in the city

€4 million Mayo IDA facility vacant for almost a year

€4 million Mayo IDA facility vacant for almost a year

The Advanced Technology Building on Breaffy Road in Castlebar, which extends to 26,000 square feet with room for further expansion, has been fitted out and ready since February 2018

Comers salvage Galway United investment after Saudi deal fails

Comers salvage Galway United investment after Saudi deal fails

The Comer developer brothers are putting millions into Galway United Football Club after investme...

Róisín Burke on Business

Róisín Burke on Business

Niall Harbison’s maritime memories of a Microsoft mogul with a big heart