Tom Lyons

Tom Lyons

Ronan agrees a deal with Nama over €250m debts

Ronan agrees a deal with Nama over €250m debts

Property developer Johnny Ronan has reached an agreement with the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) to refinance company debts of over €250 million.

NEW GOLDEN CIRCLE Drumm taps up builders to fund extradition fight

NEW GOLDEN CIRCLE Drumm taps up builders to fund extradition fight

David Drumm, the former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank, is raising a war chest from a golden circle of developers, to fund his battle to prevent the Irish state from bringing him home to face potential criminal charges.

Central Bank to spend €500,000 moving plaza sculpture

Central Bank to spend €500,000 moving plaza sculpture

Approval needed from council planning department

British High Court finds Quinlan firm liable for €105m

British High Court finds Quinlan firm liable for €105m

A company set up by Derek Quinlan and the British investor Glenn Maud to buy the Madrid headquarters of Banco Santander for €1.9 billion has been found liable for €105 million in the High Court in London.

O’Flynn starts fundraising drive after striking deal with Blackstone

O’Flynn starts fundraising drive after striking deal with Blackstone

Michael O’Flynn, the Cork property tycoon, will begin a fundraising drive on Monday to finance his development of 600 acres of land in Ireland and five sites in Britain after he struck a deal on Friday with US fund Blackstone.

Dublin financiers plan medtech AIM listing

Dublin financiers plan medtech AIM listing

Raglan Capital has teamed up with Irish healthcare and life-science veterans to launch a new company, Horizon Medical Technologies, and plans to float it on London’s AIM stock exchange by the end of the year.

Barricade raises €1.05m on hacker warning system

Barricade raises €1.05m on hacker warning system

Barricade Security Systems, an Irish tech company which has developed an early hacker warning product, has raised $1.2 million (€1.05 million) from a syndicate of venture capital and angel investors.

Ryan’s philanthropy flew under the radar

Ryan’s philanthropy flew under the radar

Aviation entrepreneur Declan Ryan established the One Foundation to give away much of his fortune

The Sunday Interview: Liam Casey

The Sunday Interview: Liam Casey

Not content merely to run a $1 billion global business, PCH boss Liam Casey is also looking to the future by giving start-ups a helping hand

Bebo set to go mobile in Ireland

Bebo set to go mobile in Ireland

Bebo plans to offer an Irish mobile operator an exclusive deal that will allow the operator to offer 1.1 million Irish users of Bebo access to the popular social networking site.

Irish investors make €33 million from sale of US building

Irish investors make €33 million from sale of US building

A Dublin businessman and a group of predominantly Irish investors will make about €33 million when they close the sale of an office building in Greenwich, Connecticut, on the east coast of the United States.

Irishman bids $1.8bn for New York horse racing

Irishman bids $1.8bn for New York horse racing

An Irishman last week unveiled his $1.8 billion (€1.3 billion) bid to win the franchise to control New York horse racing.

Greencore site ‘inappropriate’ for plant

Greencore site ‘inappropriate’ for plant

A bio-ethanol plant on the site of Greencore’s former sugar site in Mallow would be ‘‘inappropriate’’, according to a report by the Cork county manager.

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.