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'The toys kept me going': John McGuire on bouncing back from the crash

'The toys kept me going': John McGuire on bouncing back from the crash

Making (and losing) a €10 million fortune hasn’t dampened the QuoteDevil founder’s ambitions, but it has taught him the benefits of building a solid base

People from the west don’t appreciate this, but Shannon Airport has a special place in our industry

People from the west don’t appreciate this, but Shannon Airport has a special place in our industry

Matthew Thomas is keen to demonstrate that there’s much more to his company, Shannon Group, than its well-known association with the west of Ireland’s airport

Profile: Roll out the Sorrell

Profile: Roll out the Sorrell

The founder and chief executive of WPP shocked the business world last week when he announced his resignation after a whistleblower complaint concerning his personal conduct and his use of company funds

Dearth of engineers won't hold Malone Group back

Dearth of engineers won't hold Malone Group back

It’s been a good few years for Stephen Malone of the Malone Group - so much so that the only cloud on his horizon is a shortage of experienced Irish workers

As somebody once said, climate change is not a matter of faith, it’s a matter of physics

As somebody once said, climate change is not a matter of faith, it’s a matter of physics

Former RTÉ weatherman Gerald Fleming – once known for his trademark wink at the end of the forecast –has been busy since he retired as head of forecasting at Met Éireann and he may be back on our TV screens in the future

Bray matter: The Duggan family business

Bray matter: The Duggan family business

Conor and Nicola Duggan embarked on a long period of trial and error while growing a stable of restaurants and bars in Bray, but they’re confident they have now hit on a winning formula

Profile Elon Musk: A spaceman came travelling

Profile Elon Musk: A spaceman came travelling

Musk knows that whatever name is on something he backs – be it Tesla, SpaceX, or SolarCity – he is the brand

Trócaire chief targets extra €13m

Trócaire chief targets extra €13m

Éamonn Meehan, executive director of Trócaire, discusses his vocation as a humanitarian and why the iconic Lenten donation box still has such resonance in Irish society

I wasn’t heading towards the hospitality industry. I thought I was probably heading for a legal career

I wasn’t heading towards the hospitality industry. I thought I was probably heading for a legal career

Dermod Dwyer looks back at the eventful career path that led him to one of the capital’s most iconic buildings

Reinventing Tour America

Reinventing Tour America

She survived a near-fatal accident in 2004. Now Mary McKenna is determined to make her Tour America travel agency into the best business it can be

Profile of The Rolling Stones: Still Rolling in it

Profile of The Rolling Stones: Still Rolling in it

The Rolling Stones are elder statesmen of rock ‘n roll now – all of them are in their seventies – but the brand that sustains them remains an enticing one to an Irish public who have lived with the band since their formation in 1962

Radar firm founder says Ireland needs to up its game

Radar firm founder says Ireland needs to up its game

Barry Lunn, chief executive of Arralis, believes Ireland should not be patting itself on the back for how it treats start-ups

The highs have been high, but the lows are really devastating

The highs have been high, but the lows are really devastating

Bohemians sacked him. So did Dunfermline and Shamrock Rovers. Then the outspoken Stephen Kenny got his hands on Dundalk, and the rest is Irish footballing history

Lee way: Chopped founder dreams of going global

Lee way: Chopped founder dreams of going global

Brian Lee has been an entrepreneur since he was 15. He and business partner Andy Chen founded Chopped, the healthy salad franchise that aims to unseat the corner-shop roll as Ireland’s fast food of choice

Moving away from the memory of Rio

Moving away from the memory of Rio

Ahead of the Winter Games, Olympic Council of Ireland chief Sarah Keane reveals how she’ll bring the organisation out from under the shadow of Rio