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Profile of Oleg Deripaska: The oligarch of Askeaton

Profile of Oleg Deripaska: The oligarch of Askeaton

The billionaire is one of seven Russian oligarchs targeted for sanctions by the US Treasury Department, which claims the tycoons were profiting from a Russian state engaged in 'malign activities' around the world

'Bloody useless': Belfast tycoon's view on Northern Ireland politicians

'Bloody useless': Belfast tycoon's view on Northern Ireland politicians

Founders of Belfast managed services firm Novosco, John Lennon and Patrick McAliskey have grown turnover at the company to £30 million per year by taking on the outsourcing giants, while at the same time retaining a personal touch with their clients

Profile of Leinster Rugby: Tangled up in blue

Profile of Leinster Rugby: Tangled up in blue

It is Leinster's success, and the political weight that comes with it, that has put them in an increasingly visible conflict with their paymasters in the IRFU

'The toys kept me going': John McGuire on bouncing back from the crash

'The toys kept me going': John McGuire on bouncing back from the crash

Making (and losing) a €10 million fortune hasn’t dampened the QuoteDevil founder’s ambitions, but it has taught him the benefits of building a solid base

Fixing housing? ‘It isn’t rocket science’

Fixing housing? ‘It isn’t rocket science’

FF’s new spokesman Darragh O’Brien says councils should be building up to 7,000 homes a year

People from the west don’t appreciate this, but Shannon Airport has a special place in our industry

People from the west don’t appreciate this, but Shannon Airport has a special place in our industry

Matthew Thomas is keen to demonstrate that there’s much more to his company, Shannon Group, than its well-known association with the west of Ireland’s airport

Profile: Roll out the Sorrell

Profile: Roll out the Sorrell

The founder and chief executive of WPP shocked the business world last week when he announced his resignation after a whistleblower complaint concerning his personal conduct and his use of company funds

Dearth of engineers won't hold Malone Group back

Dearth of engineers won't hold Malone Group back

It’s been a good few years for Stephen Malone of the Malone Group - so much so that the only cloud on his horizon is a shortage of experienced Irish workers

As somebody once said, climate change is not a matter of faith, it’s a matter of physics

As somebody once said, climate change is not a matter of faith, it’s a matter of physics

Former RTÉ weatherman Gerald Fleming – once known for his trademark wink at the end of the forecast –has been busy since he retired as head of forecasting at Met Éireann and he may be back on our TV screens in the future

Bray matter: The Duggan family business

Bray matter: The Duggan family business

Conor and Nicola Duggan embarked on a long period of trial and error while growing a stable of restaurants and bars in Bray, but they’re confident they have now hit on a winning formula

Profile Elon Musk: A spaceman came travelling

Profile Elon Musk: A spaceman came travelling

Musk knows that whatever name is on something he backs – be it Tesla, SpaceX, or SolarCity – he is the brand

Trócaire chief targets extra €13m

Trócaire chief targets extra €13m

Éamonn Meehan, executive director of Trócaire, discusses his vocation as a humanitarian and why the iconic Lenten donation box still has such resonance in Irish society

I wasn’t heading towards the hospitality industry. I thought I was probably heading for a legal career

I wasn’t heading towards the hospitality industry. I thought I was probably heading for a legal career

Dermod Dwyer looks back at the eventful career path that led him to one of the capital’s most iconic buildings

Profile John Concannon

Profile John Concannon

The man behind the message

Reinventing Tour America

Reinventing Tour America

She survived a near-fatal accident in 2004. Now Mary McKenna is determined to make her Tour America travel agency into the best business it can be