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.

Superb satire skewers pretensions of privileged Australians

Superb satire skewers pretensions of privileged Australians

Educated, comfortable Sydney dwellers are devastatingly pilloried as having become morally unmoored by cosy privilege in Michelle de Kretser’s fifth novel

Exclusive: Inside Scientology’s Irish nerve centre

Exclusive: Inside Scientology’s Irish nerve centre

It was founded in the 1950s by a science fiction novelist. It’s long been seen as one of the most controversial religions in the world. Now Scientology is moving into Ireland. Róisín Burke visited its Firhouse base

Scientology director rejects secrecy claims

Scientology director rejects secrecy claims

Róisín Burke met senior Scientologist Diana Stahl to talk about ‘cult’ accusations, the reason for the huge Irish expansion drive and more

Scientologists may apply for charity status

Scientologists may apply for charity status

Senior Scientology director Diana Stahl said that Ireland 'holds a special place in the history of Scientology, in the hearts and minds of Scientologists'

Hotel suites row at Citywest winds its way to the High Court

Hotel suites row at Citywest winds its way to the High Court

Citywest owner Tetrarch is working to resolve a long-running row that affects 395 rooms at the We...

Independent report says Leeside apartment 'evictions' could be avoided

Independent report says Leeside apartment 'evictions' could be avoided

Lugus Capital is seeking to terminate the tenancies of 23 households at the Cork building to carry out what it describes as essential fire safety works

Cooley Distillery opposes cancer warning labels

Cooley Distillery opposes cancer warning labels

Whiskey maker says proposal in Public Health (Alcohol) Bill would place a 'stigma' on Irish products

Businessman Conlan opens up on growth plan for €100m empire

Businessman Conlan opens up on growth plan for €100m empire

Developer has teamed up with Alan Clancy to expand into pubs and restaurant sector

Farnham Estate owner adds to Irish portfolio

Farnham Estate owner adds to Irish portfolio

Mount Wolseley and Farnham Estate owner Thomas Roeggla has added another hotel to a growing colle...

Mercantile Group sinks €4m into revamp of venue and new club

Mercantile Group sinks €4m into revamp of venue and new club

Opium refurbishment part of €30 million investment programme across Dublin properties

Conlon’s charity site Ammado faces wind-up as losses hit €20m

Conlon’s charity site Ammado faces wind-up as losses hit €20m

The company was renamed Pembroke Dynamic Internet Services in August

Varadkar met with Stripe on trade mission

Varadkar met with Stripe on trade mission

Varadkar requested the meeting and wanted an overview of its business and presence in Ireland

Sports clubs team up to oppose Marlet housing development in Clontarf

Sports clubs team up to oppose Marlet housing development in Clontarf

Clontarf Rugby has joined Clontarf GAA and Clontarf Football Club in objecting to the development

Irish tycoons at centre of London Irish intrigue

Irish tycoons at centre of London Irish intrigue

As one bid for the Exiles is knocked back and relegation looms, can Mick Crossan’s club find an investor to restore its fortunes? Róisín Burke reports

Ballydoyle to bring case over Labour Court working time ruling

Ballydoyle to bring case over Labour Court working time ruling

The Labour Court last week dismissed Ballydoyle’s appeal against compliance notices issued by the Workplace Relations Commissio