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Business is my main focus now. That’s where my focus will be the next 10, 15 years

Business is my main focus now. That’s where my focus will be the next 10, 15 years

Paul McGinley is beginning the process of creating his post-golf career - and finding that decades on the fairways have taught him skills he’ll be able to bring from changing room to boardroom

Dylan Collins's Superawesome mission

Dylan Collins's Superawesome mission

The digital entrepreneur may have created the successful start-up Demonware and gone on to found Superawesome, a multimillion-dollar company that keeps children safe online, but he still dreams of a career in rap music

Profile of George Soros: Largesse oblige?

Profile of George Soros: Largesse oblige?

Soros’s brand of philanthropy is not to everyone’s taste, but it is rooted in the core of what makes the billionaire investor tick

Kieran McLoughlin: 'We’re like private wealth managers, albeit with a not-for-profit objective'

Kieran McLoughlin: 'We’re like private wealth managers, albeit with a not-for-profit objective'

As president of the Ireland Funds, McLoughlin occupies a special place between the currents of corporate clout, national identity and political prominence

Setting value, getting paid

Setting value, getting paid

The new head of the trade group for Irish advertising professionals says the industry needs to foster the next generation, and understand the true value of its work

'We have treated our creators appallingly'

'We have treated our creators appallingly'

Eleanor McEvoy used to top the Irish charts with heartfelt ballads. But today, she’s fighting hard for the intellectual property rights of other musicians, in her role as chairwoman of Imro

An enterprising start to 2018

An enterprising start to 2018

Enterprise Ireland is pursuing its Brexit game plan, and end-of-year figures show the ship is beginning to turn. But chief executive Julie Sinnamon says Irish businesses must not drop their guard

A Hobbsian worldview

A Hobbsian worldview

He made his name as a consumer champion. But can Eddie Hobbs ever escape the legacy of the property fund he co-founded which lost millions of euro on behalf of Irish investors?

Planning delays will stymie Galway for at least a decade, Supermac’s founder claims

Planning delays will stymie Galway for at least a decade, Supermac’s founder claims

Traffic issues are keeping investors out, while ‘vexatious’ objections are holding up necessary developments

If you fail, you know you are alive –  you just have to realise that you’ve failed, and change what you’re doing

If you fail, you know you are alive – you just have to realise that you’ve failed, and change what you’re doing

Planning to pop open some champagne tonight? Margareth Henriquez, the chief executive of the prestigious house of Krug, has some important advice for you

Profile of Xavier Niel: The French connector

Profile of Xavier Niel: The French connector

Having previously portrayed himself as an outsider, in 2010 Niel overcame opposition from France’s then-president Nicolas Sarkozy to become co-owner of the ultimate elite institution, Le Monde

Marc Benioff: A force of nature

Marc Benioff: A force of nature

With his brainchild cloud computing company Salesforce.com scaling the heights, the billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist shows no signs of slowing down

'Customers trust the pharmacist'

'Customers trust the pharmacist'

The pharmacy sector is set to shrink, but Paul Candon of McCabes Pharmacy feels he and his company are well prepared for the changes to come

‘The economy’s up and people are spending again’ – Tayto Park boss

‘The economy’s up and people are spending again’ – Tayto Park boss

An ‘aggressive’ rollercoaster and expanded falconry will be among the draws at the Co Meath theme park within the next three years

Against the odds: John Boyle

Against the odds: John Boyle

He overcame an addiction problem to dominate the Irish gambling industry. In this startling interview, the BoyleSports founder reveals the personal toll of his unstoppable drive and the reason it’s quitting time once again