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Operation Transformation: How the right policy can set urban development free

Operation Transformation: How the right policy can set urban development free

Among developers, Sean Mulryan’s Ballymore group is one of the heavyweights, particularly across the water in London. In this interview, managing director John Mulryan describes the challenges and opportunities the sector poses at present

Big shows keep docklands venue humming, but Brexit a worry

Big shows keep docklands venue humming, but Brexit a worry

The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre filled a Broadway-shaped gap in Dublin, says its general manager Stephen Faloon. And the roaring success of Les Mis, among other big productions, shows it’s hitting the mark

Aisling Keegan's unusual route to success

Aisling Keegan's unusual route to success

Growing up, Aisling Keegan planned to become a school teacher, but she was lured by the siren call of the business world and found she had a talent for leadership. As general manager of Dell EMC Ireland, she sees an urgent need for Ireland to play catch-up digitally

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum: Dubai to all that

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum: Dubai to all that

Until the controversy surrounding his 33-year-old daughter Latifa broke, Sheikh Mohammed’s image in the West was a reasonably positive one

Enterprise Ireland boss reveals hard border fears

Enterprise Ireland boss reveals hard border fears

Brexit is top priority for Co Down-born Sinnamon

BT boss: Give 5G four years and it will reach the most remote of rural areas

BT boss: Give 5G four years and it will reach the most remote of rural areas

We have to step up as a company in terms of the whole green agenda and carbon reductions and climate change

We have to step up as a company in terms of the whole green agenda and carbon reductions and climate change

Mike Quinn admits that trust in Irish Water was ‘on the floor’ after the water charges furore. But as the head of Ervia, the state company that owns both it and the gas network, he is optimistic about its future and has big plans to use farm slurry to roll out new power plants targets

Now it seems like there’s a new product coming out every week trying to knock us off the shelf

Now it seems like there’s a new product coming out every week trying to knock us off the shelf

Halo Top has become America’s best-selling ice cream brand by cutting both calories and sugar – and its founders have turned the sector on its head in the process

eLight's bright future: MD targets €30m in sales

eLight's bright future: MD targets €30m in sales

Ian McKenna’s lighting firm eLight runs off an innovative pricing model that has many of its customers asking: what’s the catch?

The Department of Agriculture thinks that organics is still a flash in the pan. It doesn’t get that it is a €30 billion business in Europe alone

The Department of Agriculture thinks that organics is still a flash in the pan. It doesn’t get that it is a €30 billion business in Europe alone

Vincent Cleary wants to grow Glenisk’s turnover to €50 million - and he needs more farmers to do it

Profile Carlos Ghosn: Going, going, Ghosn

Profile Carlos Ghosn: Going, going, Ghosn

When I started, there were areas we couldn’t deliver to because customers couldn’t order online. Now we deliver to every part of Ireland

When I started, there were areas we couldn’t deliver to because customers couldn’t order online. Now we deliver to every part of Ireland

Meeting the needs of hungry consumers all over the country is the job of Amanda Roche Kelly, who turned down a plum job at Just Eat Ireland before eventually becoming its managing director. Just don’t expect drone deliveries any time soon, she says

Gentleman boxer

Gentleman boxer

Andy Lee won a world title after a series of setbacks, without compromising his decency. His self-awareness has left him better prepared than most for life after boxing – even if he doesn’t know what he wants to do

Profile of Stan Lee: Marvel Man

Profile of Stan Lee: Marvel Man

Spider-Man, The Avengers, The Incredible Hulk, The Fantastic Four and X-Men have proved global box office gold, and, with his quirky penchant for making fleeting cameos in the live action features, ensured Lee’s iconic status in pop culture

Cignal chief's towering internet ambition

Cignal chief's towering internet ambition

Colin Cunningham believes communications masts can bring quality wireless internet to almost anywhere in Ireland