It is salutary that the Bertie Bowl was abandoned, not because the economic evaluation found it wanting, but by political decision. The dead hand of the Department of Finance was insufficiently energised to counter a business case commissioned by the project promoters.
Aviation software designer Neal Cyr claims he was oppressed as a shareholder in an Irish start-up and wrongfully believed he had to quit Ireland or face deportation. His case is against Dublin aviation analytics firm Planitas and its directors, including former CityJet chair Luke Mooney.
The fluids traditionally used in heating and cooling are notoriously energy-inefficient, yet there had been no progress for decades in this area. With an easy-to-use product, HT Materials has caught the eye of high-profile global investors.
Seema Hingorani was a powerful chief investment officer with responsibility for $160 billion in assets. But a twist of fate led her to build a new organisation to recruit women into the investment industry.
Tommy Kelly made his fortune from logistics and e-commerce. In the second part of this incisive interview, he explains how he intends to deploy the capital and gives his take on the future of the Irish economy.
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