PRINT – 6,000 copies printed and delivered directly to our tried and tested database of business owners, managers, senior executives and public sector decision makers.

DIGITAL – 10,000 digital copies of Business Eye delivered by email to an extended Northern Ireland business community database developed in conjunction with our Business Eye Online weekly blog.

ONLINE – Business Eye Online, our weekly blog, continues to lead the way in business and economic content each week. The blog is currently received by upwards of 11,000 readers.


Business Eye was first published in 1999 and since has grown in stature to become the leading business magazine serving the Northern Ireland marketplace.

Aimed at readers in senior management positions across the spectrum of business in Northern Ireland, Ireland and further afield, Business Eye has gained an enviable reputation for its quality, style and content.

The magazine is written and produced to appeal to the widest possible business audience – from owners/managers of small businesses to large organisations and the public sector.


Business Eye has been voted Best Business Magazine in Ireland at the PPA Ireland Magazine Awards, a prestigious ceremony that recognises the crème de la crème of the Irish magazine world.

Business Eye has also won the award for Best Magazine in Northern Ireland (IPR Awards March 2003).

Richard Buckley (Business Eye Editor) voted Business Journalist of The Year (IPR Awards March 2003).

At the PPA awards December 2003, Richard Buckley collected the prestigious Editor Of The Year Award for all of Ireland.


Substantial investment has been made in the design and production of each issue of Business Eye, running to 100+ full colour pages each month. The use of top quality original photographic images coupled with meticulous scanning and reproduction by our skilled team of specialists makes the magazine a first class production.


Business Eye is renowned for its offbeat approach, humour and emphasis on current key business issues. The magazine stands alone amongst local business publications for its style and tone.

Meet the Team


Richard Buckley

Richard is a journalist who has worked for Morton Newspapers, Belfast Telegraph Newspapers and Greer Publications during his career. Alongside his wife and business partner Brenda, he helped establish Business Eye in 1999. Richard is a former Irish Magazine Editor of the Year and Northern Ireland Business Journalist of the Year.

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Commercial Director

Brenda Buckley

Brenda has worked in the Advertising and Marketing world for over 25 years including Management roles in Century Newspapers and Greer Publications. She left her role as PR director with Manley Communications to set up Business Eye Magazine alongside her husband and business partner Richard in 1999.

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Business Development Manager

Ciara Donnelly

Ciara has worked for Business Eye since 2003, initially in the editorial department as features editor before moving into a more commercial role in business development. She looks after the commercial side of the business, manages advertising and co-ordinates Business Eye’s prestigious awards events. Prior to joining Business Eye, she worked in the education sector for three years as a primary school teacher.

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