A European Union (EU) flag, left, flies alongside a Greek national flag beneath the Parthenon temple on Acropolis Hill in Athens. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

Thomas Piketty, the French economist whose 2013 book on wealth inequality became an international bestseller, said he sees a risk of politicians in th(...)

ClevaMama was set up by two Dublin mothers.

Irish company ClevaMama has signed a new deal that will see its products sold in Russia. The company, which was set up by Dublin sisters Suzanne Brown(...)

The turnover index for manufacturing industries was 1.4 per cent higher than in January, and 24.3 per cent up on February 2014.

Industrial production rose by more than 18 per cent in February, with the annual figure showing a 31.5 per cent rise. That was the the eighth d(...)

Consumer prices continued to fall on an anual basis  in March, new figures showed. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Consumer prices fell 0.6 per cent in March compared with 2014, new data showed, the fourth consecutive month of decline on an annualised basis.But des(...)

Sony Xperia Z3: Best for photographs with decent manual controls

You can’t have failed to notice that there is a huge number of new smartphones hitting the market. After the Mobile World Congress in March, the new (...)

Watch out: app developers have had to do a lot of re-imagining to cope with the Apple Watch’s small screen size. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Irish app developers are gearing up for the launch of the Apple Watch, with everything from podcast companion apps to travel software planned for the(...)

PennyOwl’s app will launch on Android and iOS in the US.

Irish startup PennyOwl is to launch its first app in the coming weeks. The company, which aims to teach children about money management through a po(...)

Money, money: Operators stand to generate up to $14 billion in revenue over the next five years from content paid for through carrier billing

Operators stand to generate up to $14 billion in revenue over the next five years from content paid for through carrier billing, new research has foun(...)

The Withings Activité fitness tracker

Here’s the sad truth about fitness trackers: most of them don’t look all that great. With the exception of a couple, they’re mainly black silicon, (...)

 Shannen Doran, Catholic Guides, of Ireland(CGI), Emma Ormonde (CGI), Aaron O’Callaghan, Scouting Ireland, Sarah Kennedy, CGI and Kayleigh Gallagher, Scouting Ireland at the launch of Tech Week. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Up to 80,000 students across the country are expected to take part in a week-long festival promoting science, technology, engineering and maths career(...)