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.

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

Wealth specialist Woodbrook Group looks to set up Irish base

Wealth specialist Woodbrook Group looks to set up Irish base

Woodbrook Group, the Cyprus offshore wealth specialist and financial adviser run by Waterford nat...

Clingen resurrects altered plans for boutique hotel in Georgian quarter

Clingen resurrects altered plans for boutique hotel in Georgian quarter

A consortium involving US businessman Brian Clingen has resurrected plans for a boutique hotel in...

Summer not so hot for cinema owners

Summer not so hot for cinema owners

Spurling family hopes for good year-end

That’s entertainment: Denis Desmond says Live Nation deal is ‘next chapter’

That’s entertainment: Denis Desmond says Live Nation deal is ‘next chapter’

The concert impresario reveals the reason for his latest deal, talks Brexit and the future of the music industry, writes Róisín Burke

Fingal in pursuit of Shannon Homes over alleged levies bill in excess of €1 million

Fingal in pursuit of Shannon Homes over alleged levies bill in excess of €1 million

Disputed sum relates to residential development site at Balgriffin in North Dublin

Investors’ consortium makes play to save OpenHydro from collapse

Investors’ consortium makes play to save OpenHydro from collapse

The move puts founders on a collision course with the company’s majority owner