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.

Currencyfair strikes €11 million deal to enter major Asian market

Currencyfair strikes €11 million deal to enter major Asian market

Currencyfair, the Dublin-based money transfer company, did a deal worth almost €11 million in o...

Ticket touting ban ‘unconstitutional’ Viagogo claims

Ticket touting ban ‘unconstitutional’ Viagogo claims

The Prohibition of Above-cost Ticket Touting Bill 2017 was approved for adoption by cabinet in July and is due back before the Dáil this month

PwC appointed to review costs at new Children’s Hospital

PwC appointed to review costs at new Children’s Hospital

The hospital, which will be built on the St James’s hospital campus in Dublin 8, is expected to open in August 2022 and is now expected to cost more than €1.73 billion

State bankrolls prime city parking spaces worth at least €5 million

State bankrolls prime city parking spaces worth at least €5 million

In total, the state pays €5.29 million to lease almost 4,000 car parking spaces for government departments and state bodies, figures released by the OPW, which manages the state’s property portfolio, show

Beneficial ownership register legislation expected soon

Beneficial ownership register legislation expected soon

A register revealing who really controls trusts and companies is due to be in place by early this...

An Bord Pleanála’s struggles delay hundreds of builds

An Bord Pleanála’s struggles delay hundreds of builds

The number of planning permissions across home and commercial builds, as well as infrastructure projects, that were delayed beyond the statutory goal of 18 weeks hit 552 by November 2018.

Turkish-backed Irish firm aiming to develop gas facilities here

Turkish-backed Irish firm aiming to develop gas facilities here

Pardus Energy, an Irish company backed by wealthy Turkish industrialists, is seeking to develop n...

Róisín Burke on Business

Róisín Burke on Business

Many developer squabbles are brewing as 2019 begins. Here are some of the biggest

Rental woes pressure-cooker at Jo’Burger group revealed

Rental woes pressure-cooker at Jo’Burger group revealed

Rental pressure was a key part of the problems faced by Joe Macken’s Jo’Burger restaurant gro...

Róisín Burke on Business

Róisín Burke on Business

Fate of Cerberus-linked castles is up in the air as actor Simons’ Grand Design falls into ruin

Financial advisers take ‘code of conduct’ action against EBS

Financial advisers take ‘code of conduct’ action against EBS

Dispute over how firm claims it was required to sell products lTied agent claims activities went against Central Bank rules

Kielys want business task force on housing ‘We’re easily ten years behind in solving it’

Kielys want business task force on housing ‘We’re easily ten years behind in solving it’

Linda and Dan Kiely, the founders of the €120 million Voxpro firm, have called for the setting-...

Making the right call

Making the right call

Dan and Linda Kiely have come through tough times to make a success of their company Voxpro. Now, with partners such as Google and Stripe, they’re living the good life and planning expansion

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...