Susan Mitchell

Susan Mitchell

Susan Mitchell is Health Editor of The Sunday Business Post. A native of Dublin, Mitchell has won numerous awards for her coverage of Ireland’s healthcare system. Her stories have led to several national policy changes. Mitchell holds a BA from UCD and a postgraduate diploma in business studies from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.

Golf on sports management's Horizon

Golf on sports management's Horizon

A full-service Irish professional golf-management company was launched last week.

Tamiflu firm to help generic production

Tamiflu firm to help generic production

As fears mount about a possible world bird flu epidemic, the maker of antiviral drug Tamiflu has agreed to help generic pharmaceutical manufacturers increase production of the medicine.

Metro freesheet battle begins

Metro freesheet battle begins

Ireland is in the throes of the biggest head-to-head newspaper battle for decades.

Jury out on Dundrum Town Centre

Jury out on Dundrum Town Centre

It's 6.30pm on Thursday, and the much-hyped Harvey Nichols, which opened its doors at Dundrum Town Centre in south Dublin under four weeks ago, is bereft of customers.

On the highway to heaven

On the highway to heaven

What's a trip to California without a jaunt down Highway 1? It's like travelling to Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower, Rome without a tour of the Colosseum, or China without a walk along the Great Wall.

New Clondalkin paper hits the stands

New Clondalkin paper hits the stands

The Clondalkin Gazette, a newspaper serving one of Dublin's largest urban centres, will be launched on Thursday.

Expect the unexpected from Jameson campaign

Expect the unexpected from Jameson campaign

Jameson has unveiled its new global advertising campaign, Beyond the Obvious, which it hopes will boost the brand's profile with premium spirit drinkers.

Chauffeur business ticks along nicely

Chauffeur business ticks along nicely

Even though Bruno Smidt always thought he would run his own business he says his chauffeur company, Pro Bus and Car, came about “more by accident than anything else".

Queen of the castle

Queen of the castle

When Eithne Fitzpatrick got her first glimpse of the hotel she would one day own, she was disgusted.

Cancer scandal ignites new debate

Cancer scandal ignites new debate

The controversy over the delay in offering promising new drug treatments that can prolong the lives of cancer patients has highlighted the tensions between the ethos of the Catholic Church and an increasingly secular society.

Consultant sues St Vincent's for defamation

Consultant sues St Vincent's for defamation

St Vincent's Hospital in Dublin is being sued by a top consultant who claims he was defamed by the hospital after he revealed cancer patients had been overcharged by €1 million for drugs that should have been free.

Oncologist suing St Vincent's over drug trials

Oncologist suing St Vincent's over drug trials

Consultant oncologist Professor John Crown is suing his own hospital, St Vincent's in Dublin, for defamation over a row that led to patients being denied potentially life-saving drugs for cancer.

Just how visible is your ad?

Just how visible is your ad?

Ireland's Outdoor Media Association launched a world industry first with the publication of Ireland's first Joint National Outdoor Research (JNOR) last week.

Oscars owner on success buzz

Oscars owner on success buzz

Sinead Hughes, recent winner of the Rosemount Young Restaurant Manager of 2005, said she still gets "a great buzz" out of the restaurant industry, despite having spent ten years working in the notoriously demanding sector.

City Channel to go on air with €200,000 advertising campaign

City Channel to go on air with €200,000 advertising campaign

Dublin's City Channel will spend about €200,000 on an advertising campaign over the next three months, according to founder David Harvey.