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.

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 ...

Opposition mounts to plan to sell Magdalene site

Opposition mounts to plan to sell Magdalene site

During last weekend’s visit by Pope Francis to Ireland, the site on Sean McDermott Street in central Dublin was a key symbolic focal point for protests against the Catholic Church’s record on abuse and exploitation in institutions and by clergy

Atlanco founder to launch ‘global’ tech venture

Atlanco founder to launch ‘global’ tech venture

Michael O’Shea’s private equity group Kerten also launching seven hotels at two Egyptian resorts

How a Corkman went from a Boston holiday to a €40m fortune

How a Corkman went from a Boston holiday to a €40m fortune

Jon Cronin, the man behind a large development of South Boston’s waterfront area, has several o...

Click.ie back trading as staff and public left out of pocket

Click.ie back trading as staff and public left out of pocket

Click.ie founder Ray Norton has ramped up the online phone and gadgets retailer that drew hundred...

Vietnam drinks giant targeting Ireland for its European launch

Vietnam drinks giant targeting Ireland for its European launch

One of Vietnam’s largest privately-owned companies is lining up Ireland as its launch base for ...

Former Ticketmaster chief: Ticket reselling controversy overblown by social media

Former Ticketmaster chief: Ticket reselling controversy overblown by social media

In a submission to the Department of Enterprise regarding legislation which proposes banning reselling in certain circumstances, Tommy Higgins claimed the issue was 'not significant', and accounted for less than 1 per cent of the whole market