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.’

‘He was the only person I have met in my career who I could truly call an entrepreneur’

‘He was the only person I have met in my career who I could truly call an entrepreneur’

Don Panoz, who died last week, made a huge impact on Irish business. The legacy of the founder of Elan continues today

Behind the Frontline

Behind the Frontline

Pat Kenny: What RTÉ did could be “perceived as a cover-up”

Behind the frontline presidential debate

Behind the frontline presidential debate

On October 24, 2011, the final debate of the presidential election took place on RTÉ’s television programme the Frontline. It would prove to be the most controversial TV debate in Irish political history, with consequences for years to come

Limerick firm 4Site lands massive Goldman Sachs fibre-optic contract

Limerick firm 4Site lands massive Goldman Sachs fibre-optic contract

Company: 4Site Done Deal: major survey and design contract The clincher: “The contract is sign...

O’Reilly calls INM revelations ‘shocking and saddening’

O’Reilly calls INM revelations ‘shocking and saddening’

Gavin O’Reilly, the former chief executive of Independent News and Media (INM), has responded t...

ChangeX offers tech clout in aid of UN’s sustainable development goals

ChangeX offers tech clout in aid of UN’s sustainable development goals

ChangeX, the social entrepreneurship platform backed by Colm Lyon, the founder of Realex Payments...

Flow to hire up to 50 at new office in Dublin

Flow to hire up to 50 at new office in Dublin

E-commerce firm has raised €18.7m from Bain Capital and others to aid expansion

O’Reilly: bad governance at the heart of the INM debacle

O’Reilly: bad governance at the heart of the INM debacle

Former chief executive ‘shocked and saddened’ as High Court inspectors poised to inspect activities in media group

Cement tycoons to invest €3m to rescue The Vaults

Cement tycoons to invest €3m to rescue The Vaults

An investment company of the Lagan family is set to rescue The Vaults from examinership by invest...

Deal king: How Séamus Mulligan sold his pharma firm for $635m in five years

Deal king: How Séamus Mulligan sold his pharma firm for $635m in five years

The lessons of Elan continue to yield rich rewards for the Irish pharma sector

'There was effectively no competition'

'There was effectively no competition'

In the 1980s, Irish newspapers gave little space to business stories. The arrival of The Sunday Business Post in 1989 changed all that. Frank Fitzgibbon, one of its founders, tells Tom Lyons how the new business paper revolutionised the industry

Rival consortiums vie for control of the Vaults

Rival consortiums vie for control of the Vaults

Coyle and Lagan in bidding war over visitor centre

Redesigned Ormond Hotel will have Sirens bar based on Joyce’s Ulysses

Redesigned Ormond Hotel will have Sirens bar based on Joyce’s Ulysses

The new owner of the Ormond Hotel in Dublin, Singapore-based Plato Capital, has said it plans to invest €25 million in turning it into a new boutique venue

Liquidator Fitzpatrick is liable for €48,000 costs

Liquidator Fitzpatrick is liable for €48,000 costs

Anthony J Fitzpatrick, the well-known Limerick insolvency practitioner, has been hit with costs o...

Following the money: inside the hunt for the assets of the Omagh 'bombers'

Following the money: inside the hunt for the assets of the Omagh 'bombers'

Bankruptcy proceedings being taken against four men found liable at a civil trial for the Omagh b...