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Profile of Gareth Southgate: England, his England

Profile of Gareth Southgate: England, his England

England’s 2-1 defeat by Croatia was no huge surprise to those familiar with the respective strengths of the two teams, but it did nothing to dent Southgate’s overnight status as a strong, silent tactical genius

Bitten by the Alltech bug

Bitten by the Alltech bug

Mark Lyons recently took over as president of Alltech, the animal feed and nutrition company founded by his late father Pearse. With sales of over $2 billion and 6,000 employees, Lyons says he’s focused on nurturing creativity and entrepreneurship

The two sides of Ganley

The two sides of Ganley

Declan Ganley, who has spent the last two months digesting the May 26 abortion referendum result, remains a study in contradictions

Made to last

Made to last

At 78, David McMurtry has no intention of slowing down. The Dublin-born inventor and billionaire co-founder of British precision-engineering and technology company Renishaw may have recently handed over the role of chief executive, but he is still to be found heading up the company’s R&D department

IADT to get €30 million digital building

IADT to get €30 million digital building

The president of the the Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dr Annie Doona, has called on the government to make a decision on the recommendations contained in the Cassells report on third-level funding

We want to produce great film makers, great designers and great technology graduates

We want to produce great film makers, great designers and great technology graduates

As president of IADT and chair of the Irish Film Board, Dr Annie Doona is championing creativity and the arts in Ireland

Profile of Murdoch MacLennan: The other Murdoch

Profile of Murdoch MacLennan: The other Murdoch

MacLennan will need all of his expertise to deal with INM, whose registered shareholders include three of Ireland’s richest men – billionaires Denis O’Brien, Dermot Desmond and, as of last month, Larry Goodman

Sugru founder's challenge after takeover

Sugru founder's challenge after takeover

Her invention, a mouldable glue called Sugru, is one of the most celebrated products of the past decade, but Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh had to make a tough call last month to sell her firm to German adhesives giant Tesa

Profile of Roman Abramovich: A stamp of disapproval

Profile of Roman Abramovich: A stamp of disapproval

The proxy war raging between Moscow and the West has put Russia’s most well-known oligarch and famously media-shy Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich firmly in the international headlines

'It's all about the dealer'

'It's all about the dealer'

After 16 years at Renault Ireland, Paddy Magee has seen enough triumphs and setbacks to take a philosophical view of it all

Musgrave Group aims to ‘go after every eating occasion’

Musgrave Group aims to ‘go after every eating occasion’

Musgrave’s has built Frank and Honest Coffee into the country’s top selling brand, but chief executive Chris Martin is hungry for more

We wanted to show that Galway was a great place to build companies from

We wanted to show that Galway was a great place to build companies from

After a hugely successful career in Saudi Arabia, Maurice O’Gorman came back to Ireland to help set up the now thriving Galway City Innovation District

Profile of Oleg Deripaska: The oligarch of Askeaton

Profile of Oleg Deripaska: The oligarch of Askeaton

The billionaire is one of seven Russian oligarchs targeted for sanctions by the US Treasury Department, which claims the tycoons were profiting from a Russian state engaged in 'malign activities' around the world

'Bloody useless': Belfast tycoon's view on Northern Ireland politicians

'Bloody useless': Belfast tycoon's view on Northern Ireland politicians

Founders of Belfast managed services firm Novosco, John Lennon and Patrick McAliskey have grown turnover at the company to £30 million per year by taking on the outsourcing giants, while at the same time retaining a personal touch with their clients

Profile of Leinster Rugby: Tangled up in blue

Profile of Leinster Rugby: Tangled up in blue

It is Leinster's success, and the political weight that comes with it, that has put them in an increasingly visible conflict with their paymasters in the IRFU