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The boss of a huge Donegal engineering firm is keeping Derry City FC afloat

Philip O’Doherty donated over a quarter of a million euro to the League of Ireland club.

Whatever happened to... RTÉ's €350m plan to build a new hi-tech headquarters?

The state broadcaster announced the ambitious project in the middle of the recession.

From 1893 to 1995 – these iconic ads help tell the history of business in Ireland

We’ve assembled some classic adverts from the likes of Penneys, Ryanair and Barry’s Tea.


'I was bleeding heavily while blacking out. I thought I was dying'

Former farmer Richard Weldon talks about how losing his arm kickstarted his new business.

'I was effectively homeless as a teenager – that sort of thing leaves its mark on a young person'

Mark Elliott talks about what he learned from his father’s business crashing.

'Setting up a craft brewery in 1996 didn't seem like a major risk. Looking back, it definitely was'

Carlow Brewing Company’s Seamus O’Hara also talks about why he’d hire Michael O’Leary.

How this man is leading a company started by three Irish business tycoons

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin-based Phonovation.


The Irish-owned BB's café chain has hatched a plan to open dozens of outlets

BB’s Coffee & Muffins used to be owned by billionaire Denis O’Brien.

Why Cork's 'recession proof' Fota Wildlife Park may struggle to grow visitors in the recovery

The head of the attraction talks about how the site plans to continue to expand.

A leading Irish science investor backed by a Ryanair co-founder is being liquidated

Dublin-based Growcorp has built up major losses.

Three decades after opening, Knock Airport reported its busiest year ever

The Mayo hub reached the 750,000-passenger mark in 2017.

The new land hoarding tax won't be a 'silver bullet' for Ireland's housing woes

Councils ‘lacking urgency’ have been slow to enforce the rules.

Ireland's consumer watchdog is powerless to investigate Apple's 'planned obsolescence'

French authorities have launched an investigation into the tech giant for limiting phone performance.