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Tullow Oil victim of its own success as share price sinks

Tullow Oil victim of its own success as share price sinks

Stock market giant humbled by global collapse in oil prices.

Dublin’s start-up scene - ready, steady, go!

Dublin’s start-up scene - ready, steady, go!

In this extract from a new book examining Dublin’s rise as a global tech hub, Sunday Business Post reporter Philip Connolly looks at the movers and shakers, and why they’ve found success in the capital.

Honohan proves that he is above politics

Honohan proves that he is above politics

So now we know. The Central Bank, finally, is above political influence. In the past number of months, Patrick Honohan has come under sustained pressure from politicians and policymakers to dilute and water down his controversial proposals to tighten

Coalition caught between a rock and a hard place

Coalition caught between a rock and a hard place

IAG’s takeover bid for Aer Lingus is turning into a battle between politics and economics. Politics will win

Food firms step up to the plate

Food firms step up to the plate

The food sector is booming, but challenges remain for those entrepreneurs working within it.

Will Aer Lingus deal take flight?

Will Aer Lingus deal take flight?

IAG is taking the political temperature on its bid to buy the national carrier, with concessions expected in an effort to help drive the deal through

All cases great and small

All cases great and small

All human life is found in the offices of Ireland’s small solicitors, yet they continue to face challenging times

Anti-social behaviour brings misery to the lives of Ireland’s invisible ‘other half’

Anti-social behaviour brings misery to the lives of Ireland’s invisible ‘other half’

‘To see how the other half lives” is a phrase used when the rest of us catch a glimpse of how the wealthy disport themselves. At a more mundane level, it is possible to live and work and play in our capital city and only rarely if ever encounter how

Inheritance tax thresholds are penal

Inheritance tax thresholds are penal

The surge in house prices has put pressure on families faced with property-based taxes

‘Jealousy’: why Germany is irate over Irish data protection laws

‘Jealousy’: why Germany is irate over Irish data protection laws

New minister forced to go on offensive after Merkel takes swipe at Irish legislation

Why the sky’s the limit for aviation players

Why the sky’s the limit for aviation players

Low oil prices and a solid performance by Aer Lingus in recent years have marked the airline out for a possible takeover

10 to watch in 2015

10 to watch in 2015

Disrupting markets, raising millions, expanding into new territories or winning new business – it’s going to be a busy year for our roll call of ‘ones to watch’ in 2015, write Philip Connolly and Róisín Burke

Sweetheart deal or state subsidy?

Sweetheart deal or state subsidy?

The battle over Beps is far from over. Now it is time for the policy-makers to join the fray, writes Philip Connolly

Irish stocks to watch in 2015

Irish stocks to watch in 2015

Ireland’s Iseq share index has just finished a great year, but which Irish-listed companies will attract interest in 2015?

Ireland’s  recovery Rhetoric or reality?

Ireland’s recovery Rhetoric or reality?

Jack Horgan-Jones: It is exactly one year since Ireland exited the bailout. Now, Irish growth rates are rising and the price of borrowing is falling. But is the recovery real?