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.

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

Cartoon Saloon wins offers for €7.5 million new series

Cartoon Saloon wins offers for €7.5 million new series

Cartoon Saloon, the award-winning Kilkenny animation force has several offers for its latest proj...

Developers’ sons hook up for upscale real estate projects

Developers’ sons hook up for upscale real estate projects

John Dunne, son of the erstwhile ‘Baron of Ballsbridge’ developer Seán Dunne has joined the ...

Profile of David McCourt: The Irish connection

Profile of David McCourt: The Irish connection

Who is the man seeking to spearhead the biggest piece of national connectivity infrastructure since electrification, bringing high speed broadband to 540,000 homes and businesses in areas of critical need around Ireland?

Judge grants freezing order over Vikings makers’ assets as court battle rages on

Judge grants freezing order over Vikings makers’ assets as court battle rages on

Film and TV producers Morgan O’Sullivan and James Flynn are locked in a bitter dispute with fellow shareholders in Octagon Films

Róisín Burke on Business

Róisín Burke on Business

Greg Kavanagh, the ‘Ronaldo’ of the property market, has a plan he believes can put the housing shortage to rights

Goodman company is state’s biggest landlord

Goodman company is state’s biggest landlord

Remley takes in a rental income of over €8 million a year from office space rented to government departments, an analysis by The Sunday Business Post shows