The Amazon Fulfilment Centre prepares for Black Friday in Hemel Hempstead, England. Photograph: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

With the arrival on these shores of the seriously over-hyped Black Friday shopping extravaganza, it might be time to take note of the wide a(...)

James Dyson with one of his vacuum cleaners. Dyson lost its case over EU energy labelling.

Vacuum cleaner manufacturer Dyson has lost its bid to change EU energy labelling laws. Sir James Dyson, founder of the British technology firm, argued(...)

ChannelSight operates in 37 countries globally and is working with brands such as Cadbury, Oreo, Philips and Veet.

Irish-founded tech firm ChannelSight has received a €3.3 million investment to scale operations in Europe and the US. The funding round was led by Nau(...)

Sean O’Brien has been cited for ‘foul play’ against France last weekend. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland flanker Sean O’Brien and Argentina centre Marcelo Bosch have been cited for foul play ahead of their World Cup quarter-final meeting, tourname(...)

A Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI being measured for emissions at a repair shop in Frankfurt. Photograph: Patrick Pleul

The official Irish numbers are out: 79,348 Irish motorists own cars fitted with software designed to cheat emissions tests. A further 30,000 used impo(...)

Google’s self-driving concept car in California.

Google does not intend to become a vehicle manufacturer, the company’s managing director for Germany, Austria and Switzerland said at the Frankfurt au(...)

Time to park your cyncism: The Thunder Power claims  outputs of either 310 or 430hp, can accelerate from 0-100kmh in less than 5.0 seconds and  can go for up to 650km on one charge. It can also have a range of 300km after just a 30min charge.

You might want to file this one under ‘yeah, right…’ Taiwanese electric car maker Thunder Power (which at least is surely the best name at the Frankfu(...)

Built by Joe O’Reilly’s Castlethorn Construction - after a hiatus of seven years – Belarmine Woods offers two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom A-ra(...)

Urban Arrow Electric Cargo Bike

Urban Arrow Electric Cargo Bike The Dutch get a lot of credit for redefining what a bike can do or carry, thanks to their cargo bikes. Now Amste(...)

 Sisk’s holding company reports that  full-year turnover rose 17.4 per cent from €774.4 million to €909.1 million

Irish construction firm Sicon, the holding company for Sisk, announced a pretax profit of €8.5 million for 2014, up from €1.5 million a year earlier. (...)