Susan Mitchell

Susan Mitchell

Susan Mitchell is Deputy 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.

Bacik claims snub over abortion stance

Bacik claims snub over abortion stance

Trinity law professor Ivana Bacik has accused Fordham University in New York of snubbing her, claiming that it cancelled a public lecture because of her campaign to legalise abortion in Ireland.

Cancer trials delayed by contraceptive objections

Cancer trials delayed by contraceptive objections

Clinical trials for cancer patients at some Dublin hospitals owned by religious orders have been delayed due to objections over the use of contraception.

Bohan launches development in St Lucia

Bohan launches development in St Lucia

Bohan Property Consultants has launched a new development of luxury apartments situated on the Caribbean island of St Lucia.

Fear of failure curbs entrepreneurship in Europe

Fear of failure curbs entrepreneurship in Europe

Entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of an economy, or so the old adage says.

Car-hire king

Car-hire king

Shortlisted for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, Greg Turley is the founder and chief executive of travel technology group ETrawler, the business behind ArgusCarHire.com

Johnson & Johnson deal set to double Irish workforce to 3,800

Johnson & Johnson deal set to double Irish workforce to 3,800

With EU approval for Johnson & J o h n s o n ‘ s planned $24 billion takeover of medical device maker Guidant, the baby oil maker looks set to become an even bigger force in Irish business life.

Organic Ireland

Organic Ireland

Food suddenly appears to have become fraught with danger. In the wake of rising obesity figures, the debate over GM food, BSE and new variant CJD, buying organic is often seen as a panacea for all.

Merck in the dock

Merck in the dock

Almost 5,000 people have lodged negligence claims against Merck, accusing the pharmaceutical giant of deliberately withholding information from regulators about the potentially fatal side-effects of Vioxx and of misleading doctors.

Vioxx fallout puts focus on drugs safety

Vioxx fallout puts focus on drugs safety

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Garvey Group snaps up Dingle site for €4m

Garvey Group snaps up Dingle site for €4m

The Garvey Group, which owns one of the largest chains of SuperValu stores in the country, has bought a prime site in Dingle, Co Kerry, for €4 million.

Seroxat users contact law firm

Seroxat users contact law firm

Dozens of Irish people who took the anti-depressant drug Seroxat have contacted a Dublin solicitor with a view to launching legal proceedings against pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline.

Question mark hangs over low-trading IEX

Question mark hangs over low-trading IEX

The Irish Enterprise Exchange (IEX), which launched with eight members in April, has had two additional listings since its inception.

Herald faces challenge from new city freesheet

Herald faces challenge from new city freesheet

Media buyers have welcomed plans by Associated Newspapers to launch a new Metro freesheet in Dublin within weeks.

Ethical brands begin to make their mark

Ethical brands begin to make their mark

The global fairtrade movement has been brewing since the late 1980s when Mexican farmers rallied against the collapse of coffee prices and formed a cooperative.

New forum will devise strategies for SMEs

New forum will devise strategies for SMEs

The launch of the Small Business Forum, which will review the environment in which small firms operate and seek solutions to their obstacles, was broadly welcomed by industry groups last week.