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.

Differing reactions: London and Madrid

Differing reactions: London and Madrid

The March 2004 train bombings in Madrid, which killed 192 people in Spain's worst ever terrorist attack, led to massive political fallout but did not have significant economic repercussions.

Revulsion across the global media

Revulsion across the global media

The bomb blasts in London dominated newspapers across the globe late last week, with revulsion and condemnation to the fore.

Law Society probes complaints against solicitors on advertising

Law Society probes complaints against solicitors on advertising

The Law Society is investigating a number of complaints about solicitors accused of breaching advertising regulations.

Dyflin secures €1m RGData contract

Dyflin secures €1m RGData contract

Dyflin Publications has secured a €1 million publishing contract from RGData, the representative body for the independent retail grocery sector in Ireland.

G8 deals criticised

G8 deals criticised

Reaction to the G8 summit deals to tackle poverty in Africa and reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been mixed, with many aid agencies and environmentalists saying they fell short of what was needed.

Prime-time couple

Prime-time couple

RTE's decision to screen the documentary on disgraced former taoiseach Charles Haughey in summertime disappointed the producers of the four-part series.

7UP drops Diet tag for new Free brand

7UP drops Diet tag for new Free brand

PepsiCo Ireland is spending €2 million on the advertising and rebranding of Diet 7UP to 7UP Free, having found that the word "diet" conjured up negative associations, particularly among young men.

Law Reform Commission to press for apartment changes

Law Reform Commission to press for apartment changes

The Law Reform Commission is to recommend sweeping changes to management structures in apartment developments.

Call for legislation on management agencies

Call for legislation on management agencies

As growing numbers of people embrace apartment living, often touted as a hassle-free approach to modern life, many are facing problems they never anticipated when they put pen to paper.

US investment focus shifts

US investment focus shifts

Christopher "Kip" Condron, president and chief executive of AXA Financial, was recruited to the American Ireland Fund in the early 1980s at an Ireland Fund dinner in New York.

American Ireland Fund faces change in direction

American Ireland Fund faces change in direction

The American Ireland Fund (AIF) will seek to establish a five-year strategic plan that will transform the charitable organisation at its annual conference in Cork this weekend.

Competition hots up as 3 enters mobile market

Competition hots up as 3 enters mobile market

Singing cherries? TV viewers may be wondering what the recent ads for 3, the third-generation mobile phone operator, were all about.

Joint education is way forward

Joint education is way forward

US entrepreneur Jack McDonnell entered the Irish market in 1994 by establishing a software development group in Dublin.

The desire to give something back

The desire to give something back

US venture capitalist Bill Walsh said he was attracted to the American Ireland Fund because “when you have a surplus of this world's good you want to do something".

Haughey's daughter aims to ride high

Haughey's daughter aims to ride high

Goffs, a bloodstock-sales business, will launch Europe's richest two-year-old horse race this week.