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.’

Psychic company owner buys Daniel’s house

Psychic company owner buys Daniel’s house

Singer Daniel O’Donnell has sold his Donegal home for almost €3 million to the businessman behind Irish Psychics Live.

Irish developer gives evidence in Australian corruption inquiry

Irish developer gives evidence in Australian corruption inquiry

An Irish property developer has told a corruption inquiry how he paid a former senior Australian politician a retainer to help get his lands rezoned.

Drug smuggler with fake Irish passport fights for French villa

Drug smuggler with fake Irish passport fights for French villa

A convicted drug smuggler who used a fake Irish passport to travel the world is battling in an Australian court to hold onto his French villa.

Mumba documentary backed by Goldsmith

Mumba documentary backed by Goldsmith

British rock promoter Harvey Goldsmith is backing a new fly-on-the-wall documentary about the comeback of pop star Samantha Mumba.

Riverdance duo’s new musical takes $7m in advance ticket sales

Riverdance duo’s new musical takes $7m in advance ticket sales

The Pirate Queen, the new musical being produced by Moya Doherty and John McColgan, has already sold $7 million worth of advance tickets ahead of its New York debut in March 2007.

B&B pulls out of HSE private hospitals bid

B&B pulls out of HSE private hospitals bid

Babcock & Brown, the Australian fund that now owns Eircom, has pulled out of the running to build private hospitals on public hospital land.

NTMA adviser to streamline HSE financial affairs

NTMA adviser to streamline HSE financial affairs

The Department of Finance has asked the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) to examine how the health service can better manage the €12 billion budget it receives from the exchequer each year.

Harcourt plans €800m Las Vegas scheme

Harcourt plans €800m Las Vegas scheme

Harcourt Developments plans to build an €800 million residential project overlooking the Las Vegas gambling strip.

Aero Kilcullen in major bid for Czech airport

Aero Kilcullen in major bid for Czech airport

Entrepreneur Enda O’Coineen is leading a consortium bidding for a Czech airport and jet aircraft manufacturer.