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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

Harvey Weinstein: Fall of a Tinseltown tyrant

Harvey Weinstein: Fall of a Tinseltown tyrant

The legendary producer has been fired by the company he co-founded, abandoned by advisers and shunned by the industry that for three decades lionised him

The radical moderate

The radical moderate

He’s just delivered his maiden budget as finance minister. In this major interview, Paschal Donohoe talks tax, housing and political philosophy

British ambassador: Ireland should prepare for hard Brexit

British ambassador: Ireland should prepare for hard Brexit

Robin Barnett advises having a ‘contingency’ plan, and says Britain wants ‘frictionless’ border

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

Verhofstadt: We’ll give Ireland Brexit cash

Verhofstadt: We’ll give Ireland Brexit cash

In his only newspaper interview during his visit here, the European Parliament’s chief Brexit co-ordinator speaks of the negative impact on Ireland if the Brexit agreement ‘is not well done’

Creed's focus on farmers at sterling risk

Creed's focus on farmers at sterling risk

The agriculture minister feels he should have no trouble making the farmers’ case in the budget because the new Taoiseach appreciates the huge importance of the sector

Providence Resources: The discovery channel

Providence Resources: The discovery channel

After last week’s drilling results, all eyes on Providence switch back to Barryroe

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

Nikki Haley profile: UNstoppable?

Nikki Haley profile: UNstoppable?

The third of four children born to Indian Sikh immigrants, her parents arrived in the US with just $8

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