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.

DP Energy interested in buying OpenHydro projects

DP Energy interested in buying OpenHydro projects

Cork company DP Energy has engaged with the liquidators of OpenHydro about acquiring some of its ...

Sisk and Macquarie win bid for PPP social housing tender worth €300m

Sisk and Macquarie win bid for PPP social housing tender worth €300m

Sisk and its joint venture partner Macquarie have won the bid for the first major public private ...

Administrator: buyers circling Orla Kiely shops  Number of creditors expected to be ‘substantial’

Administrator: buyers circling Orla Kiely shops Number of creditors expected to be ‘substantial’

There have been many approaches from parties seeking to acquire some or all of the Orla Kiely ret...

Residents at former Magdalene Laundry in Cork face uncertain future

Residents at former Magdalene Laundry in Cork face uncertain future

St Vincent’s Centre was run by the Religious Sisters of Charity who are now in a standoff over the future of the iconic building

100-year-old Dublin retail family sues over claimed Luas losses

100-year-old Dublin retail family sues over claimed Luas losses

Troys Butchers of Moore Street, where the Troy family has been in business for 106 years, is suin...

Musgrave to turn some Centras into Donnybrook Fairs

Musgrave to turn some Centras into Donnybrook Fairs

Retail group Musgrave, which announced on Friday that it was acquiring the upmarket Dublin grocer...

Life after Leinster: Heaslip and Kearney get down to business

Life after Leinster: Heaslip and Kearney get down to business

Former rugby star turned serial investor Jamie Heaslip is heading up an initiative to put a minimum of €500,000 into a suite of early-stage enterprises

Kiely’s retail business ‘too small’ to weather slump

Kiely’s retail business ‘too small’ to weather slump

The distinctive brand has been a purveyor of handbags, clothing and a seemingly endlessly diverse range of accessories for more than two decades

Boorman backs plans for new €35m film studio

Boorman backs plans for new €35m film studio

The Co Meath film studio backed by legendary Deliverance director John Boorman and B-movie king Roger Corman will be the country’s biggest if it is successful, its main founder has said

Róisín Burke on Business

Róisín Burke on Business

The Brogan clan has checked out of a regional hotel group worth €20 million

Barry’s Tea heir backs ‘premium’ school  Fees of €7,295 among capital’s highest

Barry’s Tea heir backs ‘premium’ school Fees of €7,295 among capital’s highest

Dublin’s newest private school - and among its most expensive - is being backed by Barry’s Te...

Barry brings new fintech company to Sydney: Priviti can be ‘ten times bigger’ than Fintrax

Barry brings new fintech company to Sydney: Priviti can be ‘ten times bigger’ than Fintrax

Priviti, the fintech tycoon Gerry Barry’s new venture, has opened an office in Sydney to ramp u...

Dame Plaza builders in row over ‘breach of contract’

Dame Plaza builders in row over ‘breach of contract’

A High Court battle has broken out between the builder contracted to redevelop the iconic former ...

Inventor Lucey tees up robot golf venture

Inventor Lucey tees up robot golf venture

Investor Ian Lucey has acquired a golf club in Wicklow and is ploughing over €3 million into ma...

OpenHydro to be wound up as founders’ rescue plan dismissed

OpenHydro to be wound up as founders’ rescue plan dismissed

The bid to install an examiner at troubled tidal energy firm Openhydro has failed, with the High ...