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.

Duo create Microsoft Office as Gaeilge

Duo create Microsoft Office as Gaeilge

A translation company based in Co Clare is creating an Irish version of Microsoft Office to be launched this summer.

Lisney directors share €5.5 million

Lisney directors share €5.5 million

The ten directors of estate gents Lisney shared over €5.5 million last year.

Footballers kick off Pepsi campaign

Footballers kick off Pepsi campaign

Soccer stars including David Beckham, Ronaldinho, Roberto Carlos, Raul, Thierry Henry, Raphael van der Vaart and Fernando Torres hit the airwaves last week as part of a new global Pepsi commercial.

Upwardly mobile

Upwardly mobile

The timing was not exactly perfect when Fergus Sweeney decided to blow off a pensionable, permanent job in favour of his own start-up company to be run from his parents' garage.

Low pensions for middle and high earners

Low pensions for middle and high earners

Middle and high earners in Ireland receive the lowest state pensions out of the 30 members of the Organisation for Economic Development, according to a report soon to be released by the OECD.

Harlequin to invest €7m in hospital

Harlequin to invest €7m in hospital

Harlequin Healthcare Holdings plans to invest up to €7 million in a hospital it bought last week.

OECD report criticises Ireland's family funding

OECD report criticises Ireland's family funding

Public spending on families in Ireland is among the lowest in the European Union, according to a report by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development).

State's childcare lags behind EU

State's childcare lags behind EU

Are work and family life compatible in Ireland? This is now one of the wealthiest countries in Europe, but we lag behind most other EU member states when it comes to public spending on families.

Houses beat apartments for returns

Houses beat apartments for returns

Buyers of houses have been more handsomely rewarded for their investments than apartment owners, according to analysis of figures fromthe Department of the Environment.

Good buy for the future

Good buy for the future

There are three times more houses being built in Ireland today than ten years ago, with a record 77,000 new homes built last year.

A bumper year for Irish magazines

A bumper year for Irish magazines

Harmonia, publisher of U magazine and Irish Tatler, recorded the highest readership increases of all consumer magazines surveyed in the recent Joint National Readership Survey.

US media join to criticise Sinn Fein

US media join to criticise Sinn Fein

Sinn Féin and the IRA have been subjected to much negative commentary across the US media in recent weeks.

Ireland on Sunday loses 10% in circulation war

Ireland on Sunday loses 10% in circulation war

Ireland on Sunday was among the biggest losers in the newspaper market, with a decline in sales of more than 10 per cent, according to figures released by the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC).

Sculpted to perfection

Sculpted to perfection

Unhappy with your body? Join the club. And I don't mean the gym or local slimmers' group.

€1bn injection from private sector

€1bn injection from private sector

Spurred on by generous tax breaks, a number of business consortiums are proposing to build private hospitals, clinics and healthcare facilities throughout Ireland.