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.

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.

INM staff weigh up possible strike action

INM staff weigh up possible strike action

Workers unhappy over conditions at the media company and possible pay cuts, writes Róisín Burke.

China set to invest millions in Ireland

China set to invest millions in Ireland

Deals to be announced as Irish firms meet with China delegation.

Israeli billionaire plans to spend Euro 100m in Ireland

Israeli billionaire plans to spend Euro 100m in Ireland

Businessman has already invested more than €50m in retail property

Ulster Bank: reports of RBS plan for private equity sell-off are speculative'

Ulster Bank: reports of RBS plan for private equity sell-off are speculative'

Ulster Bank said that moves to decide its future are less advanced than has been reported.

Succession fraught in family firms

Succession fraught in family firms

Succession is now a more fraught process a new survey has found.

Tech firm VoiceSage hires advisers for sale of company

Tech firm VoiceSage hires advisers for sale of company

VoiceSage has hired US advisers to consider a sale of the company.

Ryan’s daughter backs a winner

Ryan’s daughter backs a winner

Danielle Ryan's production team makes film on AP McCoy.

End of Nama in sight as fund giant circles remaining loans

End of Nama in sight as fund giant circles remaining loans

The end of Nama may be close, with all the agency’s remaining loans now effectively on the block as potential buyers circle.

ILCU to send 12 executives to Australia's Gold Coast

ILCU to send 12 executives to Australia's Gold Coast

The Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) is sending 12 executives to a credit union conference on Australia's Gold Coast next month.

Siptu lost 8,600 members in 2013

Siptu lost 8,600 members in 2013

Siptu, the union supporting staff in heated disputes at Aer Lingus and at Bausch and Lomb, lost more than €800,000 in contributions in 2013 as membership fell by 8,600 to 205,770, its latest accounts show.

Dunnes heir belts himself in for fashion start-up Heffernan plans to do for belts what Swatch did for wristwatches'

Dunnes heir belts himself in for fashion start-up Heffernan plans to do for belts what Swatch did for wristwatches'

Andrew Heffernan, the son of Dunnes Stores boss Margaret Heffernan, has set up a new fashion start-up in New York.