A 12-year-old boy, who suffered injuries after he fell 12 feet to the ground from scaffolding, has been awarded €25,000 damages by the Circuit Civil Court. File image: Getty Images.

A 12-year-old boy who suffered injuries after he fell 12 feet to the ground from scaffolding has been awarded €25,000 damages by the Circuit Civil (...)

Mark Ferguson, director of of SFI Science Foundation Ireland, said that the new research centres “will make a significant contribution to Ireland’s economy, employment and reputation”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

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Simon Clark, managing partner of Fidelity Growth Partners, who was in Belfast for InterTradeIreland’s 13th annual Venture Capital Conference

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The Smarter Cities initiative is part of IBM's larger Smarter Planet Programme

Research conducted in Ireland is playing a major part in the insights being gleaned as part of IBM’s global Smarter Cities initiative, which in(...)

Rails Girls began as in Helsinki in November 2010 as a free workshop for women interested in building web apps using the programming language Ruby. It now has workshops running throughout the world, including a recent event in Dublin

In 2008, young women accounted for 14 per cent of all undergraduates enrolling in computing courses at Dublin City University. Five years later(...)