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Another accountant asked, “What’s your five-year plan?” I said, ‘I don’t have one’

Another accountant asked, “What’s your five-year plan?” I said, ‘I don’t have one’

Deloitte Ireland has been Brendan Jennings’ home for 36 years. As the firm’s managing partner, he now leads 2,800 staff and oversees a €250 million-a-year turnover

My attitude was either we do something big in Ireland or it’ll happen elsewhere

My attitude was either we do something big in Ireland or it’ll happen elsewhere

Having raised $40 million Dr Sean Ennis believes Genomics Medicine Ireland is on the cusp of a science revolution

Exclusive interview: Meet The Merrion man

Exclusive interview: Meet The Merrion man

With new investment opportunities becoming available, Merrion Capital and its chief executive, Pat O’Neill, are aiming for the wealthiest clients

Profile: Tony Smurfit, scion of the times

Profile: Tony Smurfit, scion of the times

The 53 year-old will be closely watched by investors

Maurice Healy: 'I have no ambition but to continue living and to continue working'

Maurice Healy: 'I have no ambition but to continue living and to continue working'

Newly-named philanthropist of the year Maurice Healy has created a diverse €100m conglomorate

The Sunday Interview: 'You always see despicable behaviour, but the law gives you tools to combat that'

The Sunday Interview: 'You always see despicable behaviour, but the law gives you tools to combat that'

Lawyer Declan Black says that a top law firm is like a Michelin-star restaurant: simple to explain, but exceptionally difficult to execute

Profile The Hughes family: How the west was won

Profile The Hughes family: How the west was won

The Mayo industrialists have spent €10 million on Westport House

‘Have a strategic plan and watch your cashflow’

‘Have a strategic plan and watch your cashflow’

Each week, we profile one of Ireland’s corporate leaders, tracing their career to date. This week, we meet Sean Sheehan of Wisetek

Economics has to dominate politics, and if it doesn’t, then the world suffers

Economics has to dominate politics, and if it doesn’t, then the world suffers

He has been an evangelist for renewable energy for 30 years, but Eddie O’Connor says any hope of developing the sector here died with the Brexit result

Profile: Michelle O’Neill, the frontwoman

Profile: Michelle O’Neill, the frontwoman

The fast-talking new leader of Sinn Féin in the North

New man in the Citi

New man in the Citi

In his first interview since becoming chief executive of Citibank Europe in Dublin’s docklands, Zdeněk Turek talks banking and Brexit

McCanns’ deal of the century

McCanns’ deal of the century

With a record share offer and a payout worth tens of millions, the McCann family’s ownership of Fyffes is set to come to an end after 114 years

'We had a choice - sell or bring in investment. I can sleep easy now'

'We had a choice - sell or bring in investment. I can sleep easy now'

Ireland’s most famous hoteliers have just cut the deal of a lifetime, but they still find that national stardom takes a bit of getting used to

‘I don’t protest at the drop of a hat. I challenge the system’

‘I don’t protest at the drop of a hat. I challenge the system’

Clare Daly has been a thorn in the side of the Irish establishment for more than a decade. In a candid interview, the Independents 4 Change TD lays out her uncompromising approach to politics

‘Trump is anti-business president’

‘Trump is anti-business president’

€4bn Slack founder visits Dublin