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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

Profile Tony O’Brien: The fire fighter

Profile Tony O’Brien: The fire fighter

I think we do business  in Ireland in a way that is  straight-up and transparent

I think we do business in Ireland in a way that is straight-up and transparent

His firm may have done well out of the recession, but Bryan Bourke of William Fry believes that Ireland’s reputation has survived the horrors of the crash

Profile: Brian, Domhnall and Brendan Gleeson

Profile: Brian, Domhnall and Brendan Gleeson

Family business

The Sunday Interview: Helen McAlinden

The Sunday Interview: Helen McAlinden

From sociology student in 1970s Belfast to fashion designer, Helen McAlinden has made it through the tough years thanks to an impeccable design pedigree and her modern approach to business

Ireland’s top business dynasties

Ireland’s top business dynasties

New year, old money: we take a look at what passes for royalty in Ireland – the country’s top wealthy (and, in some cases, perhaps less wealthy than they were before) business families

Coppers and brass

Coppers and brass

Dublin’s Harcourt Street is infamous for its astonishingly profitable nightclubs, but the bosses who run the street’s hospitality businesses see an even brighter future in the hours of daylight, writes Siobhan Brett.

Profile: Shinzo Abe

Profile: Shinzo Abe

The man from Yamaguchi

The Sunday Interview: Simon Pratt

The Sunday Interview: Simon Pratt

Having seen Avoca’s expansion from a solitary woollen mill, managing director Simon Pratt talks about the unique challenges of running a family business

Profile, Nicolas Sarkozy: Paris rematch?

Profile, Nicolas Sarkozy: Paris rematch?

Every second child who is born  on the planet wants to be a lawyer

Every second child who is born on the planet wants to be a lawyer

Ken Murphy’s father wanted him to be a doctor, but his life took a different turn. The president of the Law Society talks about being the figurehead of a profession under pressure

Profile Pope Francis : Curious Jorge

Profile Pope Francis : Curious Jorge

The Sunday Interview: Pat Falvey

The Sunday Interview: Pat Falvey

From living with cannibals to climbing Everest, Pat Falvey has truly lived a life less ordinary