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.

Gillick Brothers get go-ahead for housing on old Chivers site

Gillick Brothers get go-ahead for housing on old Chivers site

Maurice and Andrew Gillick now plan to seek planning for the site on Dublin’s northside to build around 250 apartments and houses under new fast track planning rules

Galway cash transfer firm closes in on €1 million of funding

Galway cash transfer firm closes in on €1 million of funding

Galway fintech PiP iT will ramp up on both funding and staff this year as it takes its unique cas...

Bus workers’ credit union draw referred to the Gardaí

Bus workers’ credit union draw referred to the Gardaí

A Central Bank review of prize draws at credit unions published in March was heavily critical of a number of practices around how they were run

BWG will sell Stonehouse stake as part of 4 Aces acquisition deal

BWG will sell Stonehouse stake as part of 4 Aces acquisition deal

Competition watchdog the CCPC sought a commitment from Spar and Mace owner BWG that it would dispose of 4 Aces’ shareholding of Stonehouse Marketing as one of the binding conditions of it clearing the deal

Youth club has not recieved Uefa cash from Bray Wanderers

Youth club has not recieved Uefa cash from Bray Wanderers

The monies owed to schoolboy club St Joseph’s AFC is from a Uefa solidarity fund dispersed to League of Ireland clubs by the Football Association of Ireland (FAI).

Ticket seller Coras seals Ryanair deal

Ticket seller Coras seals Ryanair deal

Edge-backed firm hits funding of €2.7m

Consumer complaints pile up over collapsed Click.ie

Consumer complaints pile up over collapsed Click.ie

The CCPC was engaging with Click.ie on a hail of complaints from customers about undelivered or faulty phones or missing refunds, but the body is powerless to take action now that the company is being liquidated

Vulture fund Cerberus chases Sligo golf club

Vulture fund Cerberus chases Sligo golf club

The vulture fund Cerberus is seeking payment from Strandhill Golf Club in Sligo of a €1.1 million debt it bought from Ulster Bank at a knockdown price

Housing group has €350m fund for affordable rental scheme

Housing group has €350m fund for affordable rental scheme

Forecastle, a new real estate group, has secured significant funding to provide thousands of affordable rental homes for teachers, gardaí, nurses, firefighters and young professionals on entry-level incomes who are being priced out of the rental market

Alexander Mann’s Irish founder to stay on after €921m sale

Alexander Mann’s Irish founder to stay on after €921m sale

Dubliner Rosaleen Blair will stay on to run the international recruitment empire she founded foll...

The Guinness family: A second look

The Guinness family: A second look

After reporting on a shake-up of the family trust of one branch of the Guinness brewing dynasty, Róisín Burke takes a look at five more notable members of the family

McManus backs new move against Limerick incinerator

McManus backs new move against Limerick incinerator

Billionaire JP McManus is supporting the next move in a battle against plans to incinerate thousands of tons of tyres and other waste at an Irish Cement plant in Co Limerick

Change is brewing for Guinness family

Change is brewing for Guinness family

The wealthy and fascinating brewing dynasty is heading to the High Court shortly to update a ‘very old-fashioned’ family financial arrangement

Nolan ramps up investment in fledgling mobile company

Nolan ramps up investment in fledgling mobile company

Openback, a mobile software firm founded by a descendent of Ernest Shackleton, has been building up an international base of customers and is used on millions of mobile phones across the globe

Recriminations and questions as Click.ie collapses

Recriminations and questions as Click.ie collapses

The electronics firm was ‘a victim of its own success’, according to the former property mogul Ray Norton. Róisín Burke reports