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Profile of Bryan Dobson: The voice of reason

Profile of Bryan Dobson: The voice of reason

Dobson will take up the role of co-presenter on the most listened to radio show in the country, Morning Ireland, one week after his final sign-off as co-anchor on the Six One News

Boxever goes up, up and away

Boxever goes up, up and away

The company that helps airlines utilise passenger data and is working with more than a dozen global names is looking further afield as it finalises a €6 million funding round

Match ideals with reality early on, says Green & Black's co-founder

Match ideals with reality early on, says Green & Black's co-founder

As one half of the creative team behind Green & Black’s chocolate, Jo Fairley is committed to ethical trading, but such ideals were not always readily accepted

I remember turning to my wife and saying, I think I’ve climbed the wrong ladder here

I remember turning to my wife and saying, I think I’ve climbed the wrong ladder here

Martin McGeough, the founder of Sligo orthotics company Firefly, is calmly navigating his way through choppy Brexit waters and enjoying the slow life in Yeats country

Conrad Howard: There’s still romance in restaurants

Conrad Howard: There’s still romance in restaurants

The founder of the Market Lane restaurant group had many people to thank for the success of his business after celebrating ten years in operation, not least his bank manager

Online property bidding platform eyes expansion

Online property bidding platform eyes expansion

Steve McCarthy, the founder of online property bidding platform BidX1, is evangelical about bringing technology to real estate, not just in Ireland, but in Europe too

PROFILE Seamus Fitzpatrick: Vested interests

PROFILE Seamus Fitzpatrick: Vested interests

The multimillionaire founder of Mayfair private equity firm CapVest has the plastics business One51, where he jousted with Dermot Desmond in the past, back in his crosshairs again

After a rollercoaster of Nama and vulture funds, McGettigan looks to the future

After a rollercoaster of Nama and vulture funds, McGettigan looks to the future

Hospitality veteran prepares to pump €10 million into former Regency Hotel

There is a reason I came over here, and it is not just to visit my mum. We are in business to do deals

There is a reason I came over here, and it is not just to visit my mum. We are in business to do deals

Rory O’Driscoll leads a venture capital firm that has exited 39 investments at a value of $100 million each

How a $17bn Silicon Valley fintech giant is bringing 150 jobs to Nenagh

How a $17bn Silicon Valley fintech giant is bringing 150 jobs to Nenagh

First Data handles $2.2 trillion in transactions a year, and works with six million merchants and 4,000 banks globally

I can’t have any regrets, but you always wonder: ‘Did I stretch myself enough?’

I can’t have any regrets, but you always wonder: ‘Did I stretch myself enough?’

At 69, Pat Kenny is in no mood to hang up his microphone – even if he feels that secure, lengthy contracts tend to make people lazy

Dell’s EMEA chief optimistic about Ireland

Dell’s EMEA chief optimistic about Ireland

Aongus Hegarty has been at Dell for 17 years, a period of significant change for the company

A question of principle: Isolde Goggin

A question of principle: Isolde Goggin

The chairperson of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission is calling on the government to give the body greater powers of sanction

Fire Financial Services plans external funding round

Fire Financial Services plans external funding round

Move to come as firm set to open London office

Gerald Lawless has seen it all during a long career in the hotel business

Gerald Lawless has seen it all during a long career in the hotel business

They said to me: ‘Will you go to Dubai?’ I said: ‘Yes . . . where exactly is Dubai?’