Maura Hopkins busy canvassing in Wicklow town for the upcoming Seanad Éireann election 2016. Photograph: Garry O’Neill

On April 12th at around midday, Daithí de Róiste pulled up his car at the Springhill Hotel on the outskirts of Kilkenny. As he parked, he noted that(...)

Non-executive chairman Micheal Chadwick is to retire after more than 40 years with the Grafton Group. (Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

Builders merchants and Woodies DIY owner Grafton Group said on Thursday that long-serving director Michael Chadwick is to step down from the board as(...)

16 and 16A Fonthill Industrial Park are producing a rent roll of €490,000 from four tenants, three of whom are on new leases

A fully let office and industrial investment in Dublin 22 is on the market through Savills at more than €5.25 million. Numbers 16 and 16A Fonthill Ind(...)

Along Dalkey’s narrow coastal road and up the hill towards Killiney are many modest gateways where granite pillars and high walls conceal magnificent (...)

A castellated mansion in Dalkey, Co Dublin is on sale with an asking price of €10.5 million. Inniscorrig now takes up the mantle of “Dublin’s most exp(...)

Manufacturing car components to supply assembly lines around the world is a growing business

What do the decorative trim on the Porsche Macan, the software running the connected car technologies on the Tesla Model S and the air ducts on the(...)

ZAPS Survival Grenade That’s short for Zombie Apocalypse Paracord Survival by the way. This is a clever wilderness emergency kit. Designed b(...)

The motor industry accounts for 11 per cent of the UK’s export earnings, employs 770,000 from shop floor to showroom and generates £64 billion (€87 billion) in annual turnover.

The electric supercharger conceived in Essex is British innovation at its best. A compressor driven by an electric motor that forces more air into the(...)

Richard Moat, the chief executive of Eircom, said the company would now review its property portfolio, which numbers about 1,200 sites nationwide, to see if there is scope for other commercial deals.

Eircom has sold one of its main Dublin telephone exchange sites, on Adelaide Road, to the Clancourt Group in a deal believed to be worth in excess o(...)

Home place:  Patrick Freyne with his sister Maria at their home in Douglas, Cork, in 1979. Photograph: family collection

When I was six years old my family left Douglas, in Cork, and moved to Kildare, where my dad was stationed with the Army. We were very close to our Co(...)