John McGuire, founder of Active Mind Technology and creator of Game Golf, pictured at the company’s offices on Geary Street. Photograph: Charlie Taylor

(...) bigger and more segmented market here than they anticipated. Some come to realise that Silicon Valley isn(...)

An airbnb floating house in London: the tech start-up is considered a unicorn as it has reached a €1 billion or more valuation. Photograph: Mikael Buck/airbnb/PA Wire

(...) fundamentals, they make up for in originality. Unicorns don’t need to pander to a market because they define(...)

Ryan Pandya (left) and Perumal Gandhi of US-based company Muufri which has discovered a way to produce animal-free milk

(...) stretch to a bowl of cornflakes.US start-up Muufri may be sitting on the biggest dairy market disruptor in(...)

IDA CEO Martin Shanahan: a speaker at the Silicon Valley Global Tech Summit. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

With the wearables market expected to be worth $20 billion by 2017, and connected home devices(...)

Workers at Clerys department store fear that job cuts are in the offing as the company faces being sold to a property group. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Government is set to sign off on a new share bailout deal worth up to €100 million for ESB workers. The ESB(...)

Andrew Grier, M2M product manager: M2M is about connecting things and turning them into intelligent devices. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

(...) enterprise and business customers with the means to develop innovative new solutions and services and to gain(...)

UniTuition is a new online grinds service designed to help third-level students.  It was set up in 2014 by Sean Judge (right) and Orla McCallion

UniTuition is a new online grinds service designed to help third-level students fill crucial gaps(...)

Crowds react in the court yard at Dublin Castle on Saturay. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...) new campaign to promote the country as a wedding and honeymoon destination for same-sex couples. The(...)

Pablo Casado, the ruling People’s Party’s campaign chief, talks to reporters after the regional and municipal elections in Madrid. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters

(...) failed to conserve the absolute majority it held in most regions.The new market-friendly Ciudadanos(...)

(...) online? Secondary market websites like Roomer ( and Cancelon ( allow you to(...)