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.

Consumer complaints pile up over collapsed Click.ie

Consumer complaints pile up over collapsed Click.ie

The CCPC was engaging with Click.ie on a hail of complaints from customers about undelivered or faulty phones or missing refunds, but the body is powerless to take action now that the company is being liquidated

Vulture fund Cerberus chases Sligo golf club

Vulture fund Cerberus chases Sligo golf club

The vulture fund Cerberus is seeking payment from Strandhill Golf Club in Sligo of a €1.1 million debt it bought from Ulster Bank at a knockdown price

Housing group has €350m fund for affordable rental scheme

Housing group has €350m fund for affordable rental scheme

Forecastle, a new real estate group, has secured significant funding to provide thousands of affordable rental homes for teachers, gardaí, nurses, firefighters and young professionals on entry-level incomes who are being priced out of the rental market

Alexander Mann’s Irish founder to stay on after €921m sale

Alexander Mann’s Irish founder to stay on after €921m sale

Dubliner Rosaleen Blair will stay on to run the international recruitment empire she founded foll...

The Guinness family: A second look

The Guinness family: A second look

After reporting on a shake-up of the family trust of one branch of the Guinness brewing dynasty, Róisín Burke takes a look at five more notable members of the family

McManus backs new move against Limerick incinerator

McManus backs new move against Limerick incinerator

Billionaire JP McManus is supporting the next move in a battle against plans to incinerate thousands of tons of tyres and other waste at an Irish Cement plant in Co Limerick

Change is brewing for Guinness family

Change is brewing for Guinness family

The wealthy and fascinating brewing dynasty is heading to the High Court shortly to update a ‘very old-fashioned’ family financial arrangement

Nolan ramps up investment in fledgling mobile company

Nolan ramps up investment in fledgling mobile company

Openback, a mobile software firm founded by a descendent of Ernest Shackleton, has been building up an international base of customers and is used on millions of mobile phones across the globe

Recriminations and questions as Click.ie collapses

Recriminations and questions as Click.ie collapses

The electronics firm was ‘a victim of its own success’, according to the former property mogul Ray Norton. Róisín Burke reports

Can Smyths Toys Conquer Europe?

Can Smyths Toys Conquer Europe?

Irish firm already had plans for Dutch expansion before Toys‘R’Us deal; Acquisition will bring turnover to well over €1bn; Online sales now make up 20 per cent of revenue

Bartra and RediResi among social housing scheme applicants

Bartra and RediResi among social housing scheme applicants

Twenty private funds have applied to take part in the state’s masterplan to deliver thousands o...

Conlon faces next three months in Swiss jail

Conlon faces next three months in Swiss jail

The Zurich prosecutor’s office said it had applied to the courts to detain Conlon for longer while it carried out its work

The story of a €523m deal

The story of a €523m deal

As Breedon Group confirms it has acquired the Lagan Group, Róisín Burke charts the history of the company built from below the ground up by two Belfast-born brothers, and predicts what will be next for them

Galway firm seeks court protection after battle with French tycoon

Galway firm seeks court protection after battle with French tycoon

ÉireComposites, the Galway Gaeltacht-based company, has sought the protection of the courts thro...

Developer Gerry Barrett’s €130m comeback vision stymied

Developer Gerry Barrett’s €130m comeback vision stymied

Barrett has expressed his frustration and slammed 'serial objectors' for criticising both his Bonham Quay office development plan and other developments in or near Galway city