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.

American Bitcoin start-up Circle opens European HQ in Dublin

American Bitcoin start-up Circle opens European HQ in Dublin

American bitcoin company Circle Internet Finance is building out its international operation from Dublin with a newly opened office and hiring in progress.

Irish aviation startup to raise €100 million

Irish aviation startup to raise €100 million

A little-known Irish company that sells engine parts for aircraft is in the final process of a major fundraising move to secure €100 million in capital.

Shelbourne Markets shareholders wiped out' following sale to ETX

Shelbourne Markets shareholders wiped out' following sale to ETX

Investors in Irish spread-betting company Shelbourne Markets expect their stakes to be worthless following its sale to British operator ETX.

Mayo tycoon flabbergasted' by Euro 1bn price tag on his old firm

Mayo tycoon flabbergasted' by Euro 1bn price tag on his old firm

John Griffin, the founder of Britain's biggest taxi and car hire business, believes his old company is worth Euro 190m

Welcome news for the leader of the Rats pack Geldof's media company reduces losses substantially

Welcome news for the leader of the Rats pack Geldof's media company reduces losses substantially

Ten Alps, the award-winning film, TV, digital and publishing business founded by Bob Geldof, substantially cut its losses in the first half of this year, although revenues continued to fall.

New Products: It's all about the peripherals

New Products: It's all about the peripherals

Microsoft Mobile Keyboard

Five-star Adare Manor to be sold

Five-star Adare Manor to be sold

Five-star Adare Manor to be sold

AIB seizes O'Reilly holiday home in west Cork Shorecliffe was billionaire's luxury bolthole

AIB seizes O'Reilly holiday home in west Cork Shorecliffe was billionaire's luxury bolthole

AIB has seized control of Shorecliffe House, the west Cork holiday retreat of former billionaire Tony O’Reilly.

Navigating Enterprise Ireland

Navigating Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland has been behind the success of many Irish companies, some of which are detailed below. Special report by Róisín Burke and Philip Connolly.

AIB moves on certain O'Reilly assets

AIB moves on certain O'Reilly assets

AIB has appointed a receiver over certain assets of Brookside Investments, an investment vehicle controlled by the former billionaire Anthony O’Reilly.

The riches of Mrs O'Reilly

The riches of Mrs O'Reilly

Tony O'Reilly's once-massive fortune may have slipped through his fingers, but his wife Chryss still has the safety net of her huge and lucrative bloodstock empire.

Business tycoons give horses their final Irish Derby outings

Business tycoons give horses their final Irish Derby outings

A roll-call of moneyed businesspeople will give the pride of their stables a last outing in the final day of Irish Derby racing at the Curragh today.

Bargaintown brothers take on IBRC over €18m loan issue

Bargaintown brothers take on IBRC over €18m loan issue

Bargaintown owners are pursuing former Anglo Irish Bank's liquidator over a financial instrument attached to an €18 million loan taken out during the boom.

Revealed: Mrs O'Reilly's €50m empire

Revealed: Mrs O'Reilly's €50m empire

Chryss O’Reilly controls a multimillion euro bloodstock business on a far greater scale than previously realised, a Sunday Business Post investigation shows.

Collison brothers' Stripe takes on China

Collison brothers' Stripe takes on China

Online payment business Stripe has entered the Chinese market.