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.

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

Can Smyths Toys Conquer Europe?

Can Smyths Toys Conquer Europe?

Irish firm already had plans for Dutch expansion before Toys‘R’Us deal; Acquisition will bring turnover to well over €1bn; Online sales now make up 20 per cent of revenue

Bartra and RediResi among social housing scheme applicants

Bartra and RediResi among social housing scheme applicants

Twenty private funds have applied to take part in the state’s masterplan to deliver thousands o...

Conlon faces next three months in Swiss jail

Conlon faces next three months in Swiss jail

The Zurich prosecutor’s office said it had applied to the courts to detain Conlon for longer while it carried out its work

The story of a €523m deal

The story of a €523m deal

As Breedon Group confirms it has acquired the Lagan Group, Róisín Burke charts the history of the company built from below the ground up by two Belfast-born brothers, and predicts what will be next for them

Galway firm seeks court protection after battle with French tycoon

Galway firm seeks court protection after battle with French tycoon

ÉireComposites, the Galway Gaeltacht-based company, has sought the protection of the courts thro...

Developer Gerry Barrett’s €130m comeback vision stymied

Developer Gerry Barrett’s €130m comeback vision stymied

Barrett has expressed his frustration and slammed 'serial objectors' for criticising both his Bonham Quay office development plan and other developments in or near Galway city

Róisín Burke on Business

Róisín Burke on Business

BoyleSports ponies up to write big cheque for our Cheltenham charity business bet winners

Rachman questions the theory that bad behaviour creates great art

Rachman questions the theory that bad behaviour creates great art

Bear Bavinksy is a monster, enabled and facilitated by a society that gives licence to the notion that the genius artist can live by different rules

Click.ie folds after ‘fraught’ two years

Click.ie folds after ‘fraught’ two years

Customers, creditors and staff out of pocket as electronics retailer seeks liquidation

Mercantile pub owners sell nursing home for €15 million

Mercantile pub owners sell nursing home for €15 million

Michael Breslin and Maurice Regan to concentrate on portfolio of pub interests

The battle for Bulloch Harbour

The battle for Bulloch Harbour

Locals want the historic harbour left much as it is, but developer Richard Barrett’s company Bartra is appealing the second refusal of its plans for a residential and commercial development there

Scale of pressure on state over social housing revealed

Scale of pressure on state over social housing revealed

Range of developers and property funds have lobbied government

Kavanagh to proceed with south Dublin boutique hotel plan

Kavanagh to proceed with south Dublin boutique hotel plan

Developer Greg Kavanagh has confirmed that he is planning a boutique hotel or guesthouse at a pro...