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.

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PayPal’s Louise Phelan: “It frustrates me that gender is an issue in business.” Photograph: Alan Betson

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Gay Switchboard Ireland director Maria Keogh and Senator David Norris, who recalls: “[Volunteers] had to have the capacity to listen and to engage.”

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Any  issues in relation to bonuses for senior staff are likely to be particularly sensitive for Eircom’s rank and file employees, who have borne the brunt of cost cuts in recent years. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Eircom has held an internal investigation after suspicions were raised that the performance measurement of a number of the company’s senior staff may(...)

Most of the people in the valley received broadband through the National Broadband Scheme. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Every week Ger O’Sullivan, an internet engineer, gets into his car and drives 1,000km to and from Cork city. Mr O’Sullivan is one of the residents of (...)

A Netflix Originals advertisement for ‘Better Call Saul’ in Dublin.

Clear your busy work-life-family schedules – or, alternatively, swear off television forever. It’s gearing up to be a release- packed spring for Netfl(...)

Technical problems forced the cancellation of Wednesday night’s weekly lotto draw, which had a jackpot of almost €10m

An internal investigation is continuing into the technical problems which forced the cancellation of Wednesday night’s Lotto draw for the first time i(...)

The telecoms group announced a new apprenticeship and graduate programme on Wednesday that will see it taking on 75 people a year

Eircom is to create 375 jobs over the next five years as part of the biggest large scale recruitment programme the company has had in almost 30 years.(...)

A Nissan Qashqai: new model had ‘problems’

A reader called Nicole saved for six years to buy a brand new Nissan Qashqai last April, and when the time came she spent €30,000 on a top-of-the-r(...)

There was an interim, pre-smartphone stage when people began organising their social lives via Facebook, using a quaint interface known as a web brows er

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