Interviews & Features
Management clinic: The common sense of uncommon men
Never underestimate the bottom line benefits of emotional intelligence, write Daire Coffey and Deirdre Murray.
Profile: Joan Burton
Joan Burton’s independent streak has never been as obvious since she failed to win the finance portfolio. Could her resulting raised profile position her as credible alternative to Eamon Gilmore? Rónán Duffy reports.
Referendum: Yes/No, maybe, can you repeat the question
IBEC’s Brendan Butler outlines the reasons why a yes vote is essential in the forthcoming referendum.
SMEs: The demise of the Irish pub
As drink licences are being transferred from on to off-premises, pubs are fighting for customers writes Christopher Goodfellow.
Alkermes: Pharma chameleon
John Walsh talks to Richard Pops, CEO of the biotech firm Alkermes about the global pharma landscape and its decision to buy Elan.
Cover story: The smartest guys in the room?
The Government seems increasingly willing to look beyond Merrion Street for its experts. But is the nature of financial advice available to government improving? And is it all about the politicians anyway? Patrick Freyne reports.
Interview: Tech revival?
John Walsh talks to Wall Street lawyer Alan Bernstein about Irish technology firms doing business in the US.