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The Sunday Interview: Brian O’Cathain

The Sunday Interview: Brian O’Cathain

Petroceltic’s Brian O’Cathain knows what it means to be stress-tested: the oil exploration firm has recently seen a takeover bid fail and been locked in a battle with its chief shareholder.

The Sunday Interview: Geoff Read

The Sunday Interview: Geoff Read

He was branded an ‘eejit’ for selling bottled water to the Irish, but had the last laugh. Now Geoff Read is planning on selling us Nosh, a self-styled breakfast in a bottle.

Profile: Stephen Kavanagh

Profile: Stephen Kavanagh

Aer apparent.

The Sunday Interview: Liam Casey

The Sunday Interview: Liam Casey

Not content merely to run a $1 billion global business, PCH boss Liam Casey is also looking to the future by giving start-ups a helping hand

Profile: Paul Murphy

Profile: Paul Murphy

Citizen Murphy

The Sunday Interview: Peter O'Rourke

The Sunday Interview: Peter O'Rourke

Peter Mark’s chief executive, Peter O’Rourke, admits to being ‘very square’ in the flamboyant world of hairstyling, but it takes a steady hand to steer 71 salons through tough times

Profile: Yanis Varoufakis

Profile: Yanis Varoufakis

The Sunday Interview: Frank O'Donnell

The Sunday Interview: Frank O'Donnell

Frank O’Donnell may not know Coke’s secret formula, but he does know what makes Coca-Cola Hellenic Ireland a success

Curran: RTÉ has made it past ‘the very dark days’

Curran: RTÉ has made it past ‘the very dark days’

State broadcaster will focus on digital, says its director general

Here comes the son

Here comes the son

Profile: Anton Savage

What makes the self-employed so special that we pay a higher USC?

What makes the self-employed so special that we pay a higher USC?

As the voice of the Small Firms Association, AJ Noonan believes recovery is fragile and fervent depending on location

Profile Patricia King : It’s good to be the King

Profile Patricia King : It’s good to be the King

Patricia King’s trade union career began with the occupation of a car factory in Dublin. Manufacturers used to have to part-assemble their cars in the country to avoid import taxes, but that requirement was gradually dropped after Ireland joined the

The Guv’nor

The Guv’nor

The Sunday Interview: Dr Peter FitzGerald

The Sunday Interview: Dr Peter FitzGerald

If I had been at a public or a larger organisation, I’d have been sacked - Peter FitzGerald

Network, delegate and network again

Network, delegate and network again

Each week, we profile one of Ireland’s foremost corporate leaders, tracing their career to date and exploring the lessons they’ve learned along the way. This week, we meet Liam Halpin of Dell Ireland