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.

Ulster Bank exposure to €1bn mis-selling' cases

Ulster Bank exposure to €1bn mis-selling' cases

Ulster Bank has exposure to more than €1 billion in claims of mis-selling related to financial products it sold during the boom, legal sources say.

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Ulster Bank is facing a €1 billion legal blitz over its interest rate swaps

Herald and Sunday World to be integrated

Herald and Sunday World to be integrated

The Herald brand is being retained under plans to integrate the operations of both that title and the Sunday World, as announced by Independent News & Media (INM).

Students rely on parental financial support

Students rely on parental financial support

Seventy per cent of school leavers rely on their parents to support further education while students without parental support struggle to fund their studies, new research has shown.

City/Life Series: Galway: Come west along the road

City/Life Series: Galway: Come west along the road

During the month of August, The Sunday Business Post is reporting from Ireland’s regional capitals for our City/Life series, providing an insight into the business, economic and political life of each city we focus on.

Kerry Group puts Irish R&D centre stage

Kerry Group puts Irish R&D centre stage

Kerry Group’s new €100 million Kildare-based international research hub will open on January 1 next year and will support its business worldwide.

KWE fund invests heavily in Ireland

KWE fund invests heavily in Ireland

Close to 40 per cent of Beverley Hills fund Kennedy Wilson’s European property portfolio is invested in Ireland, its latest quarterly report shows.

Sale of Perry's property assets is stalled

Sale of Perry's property assets is stalled

By Róisín Burke Fine Gael TD John Perry's efforts to sell down parts of his property portfolio to repay debt appear to be in stasis as Danske Bank accelerated its move against him in recent weeks.

Taxpayer to foot €700m bill for Convention Centre Dublin Review of venue's costs suggests that it is worth only €100m

Taxpayer to foot €700m bill for Convention Centre Dublin Review of venue's costs suggests that it is worth only €100m

The 20-year licence to operate the Dublin Convention Centre and control its income stream is being sold for in the region of €100 million.

Ex-Tullow bosses' oil firm set for float

Ex-Tullow bosses' oil firm set for float

T5 Oil & Gas has earmarked mid-2015 for an initial public offering (IPO).

Former Dragons' Den panellist launches food start-up fund

Former Dragons' Den panellist launches food start-up fund

Former Dragon's Den star Sean O'Sullivan has founded a new venture to invest seed finance in early stage food and drinks industry companies.

AT&T may be considering Eircom as a low tax route into Europe

AT&T may be considering Eircom as a low tax route into Europe

Private equity giant moving on O'Flynn's empire

EI registers judgments over British firm for Euro 324,000

EI registers judgments over British firm for Euro 324,000

Enterprise Ireland has obtained judgments against a British cosmetic surgery company and a related Irish business.

Quinn empire buyout deal due to be sealed soon

Quinn empire buyout deal due to be sealed soon

The deal to buy most of Sean Quinn's former manufacturing empire and reinstate its management is due to close this month, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

CarVal can keep details secret, court rules

CarVal can keep details secret, court rules

A decision in the Commercial Court last week has cleared the way for the giant investment fund CarVal and its peers to keep key details about their Irish loan acquisitions.