Tom Lyons

Tom Lyons

Tom Lyons is Business Editor and Associate Editor of the Sunday Business Post. Lyons was previously senior business correspondent with The Irish Times, deputy business editor with The Sunday Independent and business editor of Newstalk. An award winning investigative journalist, he is the co-author of two books: ‘The FitzPatrick Tapes, the rise and fall of one man, one bank and one country’ and ‘Fingers, the man who brought down Irish Nationwide.’

INM’s blotted report card

INM’s blotted report card

In the late 2000s, Denis O’Brien commissioned two separate corporate governance reports into the media group. Both were sharply critical. Maybe it’s time for another one

BMW heir’s solar firm investing €10m  in targeting Irish market

BMW heir’s solar firm investing €10m in targeting Irish market

Founded in 1993, Solarwatt is owned by German billionaire Stefan Quandt whose family owns a major stake in the BMW group

Former director warned in 2009 of board issues

Former director warned in 2009 of board issues

In an email seen by The Sunday Business Post, Margaret Jay outlines her concerns about the boardroom culture in INM some nine years before the current controversies

Company may hire ex-Trinity Mirror man to deal with data leak

Company may hire ex-Trinity Mirror man to deal with data leak

Paul Vickers was responsible for leading Trinity Mirror’s response to the phone hacking scandal in Britain

Tom Lyons on the questions INM must answer

Tom Lyons on the questions INM must answer

Without clarity over the data breaches at INM, the share price is likely to remain on the floor, despite a robust business

Busy year for Elkstone with fresh venture investments and new hires

Busy year for Elkstone with fresh venture investments and new hires

Ruairi O’Neill, chief executive of Elkstone, said it was a busy year for the firm

‘It is time for answers at INM’: Gavin O’Reilly exclusive

‘It is time for answers at INM’: Gavin O’Reilly exclusive

Former INM chief executive says he views allegations with ‘shock and absolute revulsion’

Intrigue in Independent House

Intrigue in Independent House

The state’s corporate watchdog wants to appoint inspectors to investigate Independent News & Media. Just what is going on at Ireland’s largest newspaper publisher?

Rider on the storm: EY Ireland's Mike McKerr

Rider on the storm: EY Ireland's Mike McKerr

McKerr took over at EY Ireland as the economy was heading towards the bailout and the firm, as auditor of Anglo Irish Bank, was under siege. But EY has bounced back and is now growing again

O’Flynn in pole position to buy Liffey Park site from HP

O’Flynn in pole position to buy Liffey Park site from HP

O’Flynn is being backed by global fund manager BlackRock Real Estate, with which he has previously worked on commercial property developments

Trump is affecting inward investment, says EY boss

Trump is affecting inward investment, says EY boss

Mike McKerr also admitted that tax advisers had pushed tax planning for some large corporations too far

Statsports seeks fresh cash ahead of global expansion

Statsports seeks fresh cash ahead of global expansion

Newry-based sports technology company Statsports plans to seek venture capital funding this summe...

Irish fintech firm lands deal with US finance giant

Irish fintech firm lands deal with US finance giant

US financial services provider owns 1,000 credit unions in 44 American states

Intercom: ‘The sky genuinely is the limit’

Intercom: ‘The sky genuinely is the limit’

At the tender age of 37, Des Traynor has already led the tech start-up he co-founded to unicorn status with a valuation of more than $1 billion. And he is far from finished, he tells Tom Lyons

Tom Lyons on the INM probe

Tom Lyons on the INM probe

Denis O’Brien has been unusually silent about the ODCE’s investigation into the group