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Sunday Interview: Feargal O'Rourke, managing partner at PwC

Sunday Interview: Feargal O'Rourke, managing partner at PwC

Feargal O’Rourke’s family is steeped in politics but, as he begins his second term as managing partner at PwC, he has no regrets about following a different path

Sunday Interview: Nicholas Butcher, managing partner of Maples & Calder Ireland

Sunday Interview: Nicholas Butcher, managing partner of Maples & Calder Ireland

Maples & Calder is doing very well out of the upsurge in Irish funds, but its managing partner Nicholas Butcher dismisses suggestions that the industry’s current success is built on sand

'I have no time for Boris Johnson': Sir David Davies on Ireland, politics and voting Remain

'I have no time for Boris Johnson': Sir David Davies on Ireland, politics and voting Remain

Former superstar banker/businessman Sir David Davies talks about his illustrious global career, his lifelong love affair with Ireland, voting Remain and his distrust of politicians as he looks to sell his €20m Abbey Leix estate

A premium on getting costs down: D'Arcy unmoved by criticism

A premium on getting costs down: D'Arcy unmoved by criticism

For two years, junior finance minister Michael D’Arcy has been battling to get to grips with Ireland’s spiralling insurance costs. But how much progress has he made?

'Different stakes' now for social media, says Sprout chief

'Different stakes' now for social media, says Sprout chief

A backlash against the big networks risks eroding some of the huge benefits which the likes of Facebook and Twitter have brought consumers, warns Sprout Social chief executive Justyn Howard

Irresistible PR force: Declan Kelly profile

Irresistible PR force: Declan Kelly profile

Love him or loathe him, Kelly has been one of the most successful business people to come out of Ireland

It’s not the fastest or the fittest or the strongest that survive, it’s those that adapt best to their environment

It’s not the fastest or the fittest or the strongest that survive, it’s those that adapt best to their environment

Like his brother Domhnal of Avolon fame, John Slattery has enjoyed a meteoric rise through the aviation industry. Now he’s about to take over as boss of the newly-minted Boeing Brasil

Minding their businesses: The Buckleys on steakhouses, staffing and succession

Minding their businesses: The Buckleys on steakhouses, staffing and succession

The Buckley family’s empire of restaurants and pubs is now expanding westwards, and that’s not the end of the story

Critical Healthcare co-founder bangs the drum for the midlands

Critical Healthcare co-founder bangs the drum for the midlands

'There’s no need for everybody to be moving off to coastal cities and saying I need to live in Galway or Dublin. The midlands are a great place to live', says Anne Cusack

Artists need the support of business, but we need to give artists more time to be artists

Artists need the support of business, but we need to give artists more time to be artists

Noelle Campbell-Sharp is an artist with a head for business, and the famous Cill Rialaig retreat just one example of her visionary thinking

'Credit unions must go bigger'

'Credit unions must go bigger'

The credit union sector is facing a difficult few years ahead, but Savvi boss Robert Cooper believes the future lies in community banks

Jordan: The comeback

Jordan: The comeback

Jordan Peele has been widely acclaimed as a horror movie auteur, an influential commentator on US race relations and a natural heir to cinematic icons such as Alfred Hitchcock and Steven Spielberg

GoFundMe chief: Irish ‘are top of the giving parade’

GoFundMe chief: Irish ‘are top of the giving parade’

Rob Solomon describes this country as ‘a fast-growing market’ for the hugely successful crowdfunding platform he leads

The art hunter: Tanya Baxter

The art hunter: Tanya Baxter

Art consultant and gallery owner Tanya Baxter grew up in Waterford and now clocks up thousands of airmiles travelling to the world’s top art events and selecting art for international clients

We want people to eat a piece of Gubbeen when they sit down to watch a box set

We want people to eat a piece of Gubbeen when they sit down to watch a box set

With their Dunnes Stores tie-in providing major momentum, the Sheridan brothers’ cheese business is thriving, and their main competition these days is tortilla chips and Maltesers