February 2010 issue
The Corrib gasfield has been mired in controversy and now finds itself facing another stern challenge. Eoin Hahessy examines the issues surrounding a vital piece of our infrastructure and asks if the planning saga would frighten off other potential energy investors. Read story.
Two decades ago, Chuck Feeney helped kickstart a revolution in Irish education with his philanthropic foundation. But philanthropy and education face serious challenges with cutbacks in State funding and the erosion of wealth, writes Fearghal O'Connor.Read section. Read story.
Iceland is a word that has been removed from the vocabulary of all Irish politicians in the aftermath of the bank collapse. Max Doyle looks at the fortunes of both Ireland and Iceland, comparing the two in how they dealt with their domestic banking crisis and how they look going forward. Read story
With over 1400 insolvencies in 2009 alone, this is just one of the many problems facing Irish business today. Patrick Freyne investigates whether there is a new attitude needed when it comes to examinership and liquidation and how exactly it would work. Read story