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.

Profile: John C Malone

Profile: John C Malone

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Galway-based global games developer axes 200 jobs

Galway-based global games developer axes 200 jobs

Zenimax has now let around 200 staff go.

Irish wearable tech firm wins $7m Adidas backing GameGolf rolls out rapidly in US and Europe

Irish wearable tech firm wins $7m Adidas backing GameGolf rolls out rapidly in US and Europe

The Irish manufacturer of GameGolf has raised $7 million in fresh funding from Adidas's venture capital arm and other high-profile investors.

NAMA 2.0: Agency to drive Dublin's Euro 3 billion docklands dream

NAMA 2.0: Agency to drive Dublin's Euro 3 billion docklands dream

Public bodies often strive to find a way to justify their continued existence beyond their original purpose or obvious usefulness.

NAMA 2.0: The Nama top ten: where are they now?

NAMA 2.0: The Nama top ten: where are they now?

Some of the agency’s big clients are resurfacing. But what has become of their debts? Roisin Burke reports.

Whistleblower Act will cost small firms and public bodies'

Whistleblower Act will cost small firms and public bodies'

Smaller companies and public bodies need to pay particular attention to the changes in the new whistleblower law, a KPMG corporate fraud expert has warned.

Silicon Valley startup chooses Dublin as international HQ

Silicon Valley startup chooses Dublin as international HQ

Scredible, a $15 million-funded tech startup, is seeking to set up its headquarters in Dublin, as part of its expansion and ahead of a major fundraising exercise.

Manufacturing consent in Quinn country

Manufacturing consent in Quinn country

Four years after the Quinn Group was seized by its lenders, a consortium of local business people are trying to buy it back.

Taxpayer set to receive nothing from sale of Quinn's businesses

Taxpayer set to receive nothing from sale of Quinn's businesses

The manner in which the massive €1.3 billion debt attached to the Quinn family manufacturing empire was restructured means that the taxpayer-owned IBRC gets nothing from any sale.

Lough Erne resort sells for well below asking price Five-star Fermanagh hotel hosted G8 Summit

Lough Erne resort sells for well below asking price Five-star Fermanagh hotel hosted G8 Summit

Lough Erne, the five-star Fermanagh resort that was the setting for last year's G8 Summit, is understood to be sale agreed at substantially less than its original £10 million asking price.

Movie power brokers descend on Galway A-list festivals on the hunt for Irish talent

Movie power brokers descend on Galway A-list festivals on the hunt for Irish talent

Many of the biggest and best-known financiers and festival scouts in the world converged on Galway for the Film Fleadh, which finishes today.

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