With CRH’s acquisition of Holcim-Lafarge assets dependent on a merger, the Irish company’s shares increased 2.9 per cent to €24.98.

European stocks climbed to a record high amid better-than- estimated German industrial output, and oil rebounded from the biggest decline in two mont(...)

Piero Tintori, CEO and founder of TerminalFour. “The US is by far the biggest opportunity for us. There are 4,000 universities in the US”

Irish technology firm TerminalFour has secured an investment of €1 million to expand its operations in the United States.The investment was made by I(...)

Students are expected to converge on UCC this weekend for Student Startup Weekend. The event will see participants pitch their start-up ideas and r(...)

Sean Hayes managing director of MTD Precision Engineering  and Dr Leonard O’Sullivan, senior lecturer  of ergonomics and human factors at the University of Limerick.

Researchers at the University of Limerick have been awarded €250,000 in funding to develop assistive exoskeletons for older adults.The researchers are(...)

IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan said financial services continues to be a high growth sector in Ireland. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

International Financial Data Services (IFDS), a global provider of outsourced administration and technology solutions, is to create 75 jobs in Dublin.(...)

Passenger numbers at Aer Lingus rose last month on the back of an increase in long haul traffic. Photo: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Passenger numbers at Aer Lingus rose last month on the back of an increase in long haul traffic, the airline said on Wednesday.Total passenger traffic(...)

Tiago Mascarenhas, co-founder of English language school Seda College

What is unique about your business? The number of students we have, and the fact that we have created our own sales channels. The college has 2,000 st(...)

Eircom has refunded more than 11,600 customers for loss of service last year. Photo: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Eircom has refunded more than 11,600 customers for loss of service last year. The company refunded €700,000 to residential and retail customers who ex(...)

Aidan Brogan, chief executive of travel software firm Datalex: ‘Airlines will become more like retailers, selling more products to consumers.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

When you book a flight, it’s quite likely that Dublin-based technology firm Datalex is powering the software behind the airline’s booking site. From i(...)

Intel is seeking to encourage a new generation of women to take up careers in science and technology, be offering scholarships for STEM courses. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Intel is seeking to encourage a new generation of women to take up careers in science and technology, be offering scholarships for STEM courses.The co(...)