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On the Spot

On the Spot

Diarmaid Murphy, commercial and sponsorship manager, GAA and Croke Park

Michael Murray Michael Noonan fears inflation, and it’s written all over his personal investment strategy

Michael Murray Michael Noonan fears inflation, and it’s written all over his personal investment strategy

In a financial crisis a country needs a smart, commercially astute, tactical finance minister. One who looks ahead, watches trends in the global economy, the short and medium term risks, the opportunities, the vagaries of the different asset classes,

McIlroy’s second act

McIlroy’s second act

In the space of a year, Rory McIlroy has reinvented himself, splitting from his management team, signing lucrative new deals and heading for the grand slam. Meet McIlroy 2.0, writes Brian Keogh.

Rory effect helps the Irish Open

Rory effect helps the Irish Open

Rory McIlroy’s close ties to Dubai did no harm in helping to land Dubai Duty Free as the new sponsor of the Irish Open, writes Michael O’Keeffe

Investors hungry for Irish renewables

Investors hungry for Irish renewables

The fundamentals of investing in the Irish wind energy sector are strong, but dangers lurk in the long grass

The Spread

The Spread

Payback time for United?

ESBI wins €2.4 million Saudi contract

ESBI wins €2.4 million Saudi contract

ESB International (ESBI) has secured a €2.4 million deal to provide engineering services to an electricity company in Saudi Arabia.

Moody’s concerns about Russia could weigh on Carlsberg’s profitability

Moody’s concerns about Russia could weigh on Carlsberg’s profitability

Carlsberg could come under significant pressure as declining Russian demand, ongoing rouble weakness and the Russian fragile macroeconomic environment weigh on its profitability in 2015, according to a new report from Moody’s Investors Service.

Ryanair pulls plug on transatlantic plans

Ryanair pulls plug on transatlantic plans

Rumours of a Ryanair play for Europe to US routes have been bubbling for years, and reports early last week suggested it was moving closer to offering a transatlantic service. However, the airline then released a statement saying that its board had “

Entrepreneur experience: Enterprising individuals

Entrepreneur experience: Enterprising individuals

Seasoned entrepreneurs have volunteered their time to advise the next generation at the Entrepreneur Experience next weekend. They come from a wide variety of industries, from TV to technology, and together they have hundreds of years of experience.

Mega merger clears way for €6.5bn CRH deal

Mega merger clears way for €6.5bn CRH deal

Industry giants Lafarge and Holcim agree new merger terms to create the largest cement company in the world. Philip Connolly reports

Entrepreneur experience: Learning from experience

Entrepreneur experience: Learning from experience

This month, up-and-coming business people will have the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs thanks to The Sunday Business Post and the Entrepreneur Experience. Below, we meet some of those taking part, write Colette Sexton and Leanna Byrne

Boardroom Briefing

Boardroom Briefing

Major IPO for Malin

Ewan MacKenna Low attendance at club finals highlights the GAA’s  apathy to the club game

Ewan MacKenna Low attendance at club finals highlights the GAA’s apathy to the club game

By some industry estimates, around 140,000 adult tourists crushed their way into Dublin last Tuesday, looking to entangle themselves with anything Irish – be it as ludicrous as leprechauns or obvious as Guinness. That same day, a 20-minute walk away,

Yahoo to shut its China office

Yahoo to shut its China office

Hundreds of workers will lose their jobs after it emerged last week that Yahoo is pulling the plug on its office in China.