Siobhán Brett

Siobhán Brett

Connect Ireland in new play for ‘c-suite’ executives

Connect Ireland in new play for ‘c-suite’ executives

In the last two years, four companies have come to Kells in Co Meath. A call centre for a US oil and gas company has established itself in Kinvara, Co Clare. In Longford, a county which struggles to attract FDI, Ark Energy, an Italian energy trading

Dawn raid on bankrupt solicitor’s Killiney home

Dawn raid on bankrupt solicitor’s Killiney home

Gardaí assist swoop by government’s insolvency service. Art, books and furniture seized from Vico Road property

What makes the self-employed so special that we pay a higher USC?

What makes the self-employed so special that we pay a higher USC?

As the voice of the Small Firms Association, AJ Noonan believes recovery is fragile and fervent depending on location

The Sunday Interview: Dr Peter FitzGerald

The Sunday Interview: Dr Peter FitzGerald

If I had been at a public or a larger organisation, I’d have been sacked - Peter FitzGerald

Trade network aims to demystify Cuba

Trade network aims to demystify Cuba

“No es fácil” (it’s not easy) was the popular Cuban expression used by US president Barack...

Are we really top of the science class?

Are we really top of the science class?

The Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition is routinely held up as evidence of Ireland’s improving commitment to the sciences and their application in real life. But is this really the case?

Courtroom dramas

Courtroom dramas

Some of Ireland’s most high-profile names, including those at the epicentre of the boom and bust, will be in court around the world this year. So, what can we expect?

Coppers and brass

Coppers and brass

Dublin’s Harcourt Street is infamous for its astonishingly profitable nightclubs, but the bosses who run the street’s hospitality businesses see an even brighter future in the hours of daylight, writes Siobhan Brett.

Pearson and Sheridan seeking €7m from Section 481 investors for new film project

Pearson and Sheridan seeking €7m from Section 481 investors for new film project

Two of the most high-profile figures in Irish film are tapping up tax break investors for €7 mi...

Jackie Lavin: Bill and I should be eligible for legal aid because businesses deserve it

Jackie Lavin: Bill and I should be eligible for legal aid because businesses deserve it

Jackie Lavin, businesswoman and partner of embattled car dealer Bill Cullen, has said that she an...

Profits down at ad agency DDFH&B. Ad agency recorded turnover of €26.2m

Profits down at ad agency DDFH&B. Ad agency recorded turnover of €26.2m

Ad agency DDFH&B made a pre-tax profit of €3.3 million last year, down from €3.5 million ...

What Katie did next Knock-out bank deal

What Katie did next Knock-out bank deal

Bank of Ireland has signed a three-year sponsorship contract with Katie Taylor. The reigning Iri...

The logic of the Irrational

The logic of the Irrational

R emoving “points of friction” online, improving websites’ conversion rates, and reducing c...

Irish retailers losing out in online sales

Irish retailers losing out in online sales

Can Irish firms really compete online against Amazon? Siobhán Brett reports

The ten-point guide to what Osborne has in store for Britain

The ten-point guide to what Osborne has in store for Britain

1. Tax changes Chancellor George Osborne announced plans to raise £3.5 billion (€2.8 billion)...