John Hennessy: many in government “short-term in their thinking”.

Underfunding of higher education is in danger of “stressing the system to the point of breaking”, according to the outgoing chairman of the Higher Edu(...)

John Hennessy: “Growth at third-level will be phenomenal between now and 2030 given the demographics of the country”

When John Hennessy surveys the state of higher education in Ireland, he’s reminded of the moment almost 50 years ago when Donogh O’Malley announced pl(...)

More than 40 million surveys have been conducted with the Netigate platform over the last 10 years

Netigate, a Swedish provider of cloud-based services for online surveys, is to create 45 jobs at its new international headquarters in Cork. The new (...)

Paddy Power climbed 1.6% to €119.90, still riding high on last Friday’s news that its proposed merger with Betfair had received clearance from Irish Competition Authorities

European shares fell yesterday, following Asia lower and led by banks after the European Central Bank said it would quiz euro zone lenders about high (...)

Herbert Diess of Volkswagen  unveils the BUDD-e electric and connected car during a keynote address at CES

Remember when the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was actually about things you could buy, put in your house and play music on? That’s how it all sta(...)

People walk past a picture of Spain’s acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy outside the People’s Party (PP) headquarters in Madrid

European shares edged higher on Monday, buoyed by gains in carmaker Volkswagen and telecoms equipment manufacturer Ericsson, although an inconclusive (...)

For the first quarter, the company reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit

Network equipment maker Cisco Systems, which employs more than 250 people inIreland forecast, adjusted profit and revenue growth for the second quart(...)

Permanent TSB rose 4.94 per cent to €4.25 on the back of an interim management statement in which it said financial performance improved in the third quarter

European shares rose yesterday, supported by a weak euro but against the background of concerns for political stability in Portugal. DUBLIN Perman(...)

Gary McGann, chairman of Paddy Power: ‘It’s people, the talent you left embedded, that’s what matters most.’ Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Gary McGann strolls around the president’s room at the RDS, pointing to familiar faces from decades-old photographs on the walls. “Ah, I know him t(...)

CRH rose more than 3% to close at €25.44, in line with other internationally focused stocks on the Iseq, which reacted well to  news of possible ECB stimulus and the Chinese rate cut.

Stellar performances from the Iseq’s blue-chip stalwarts drove the index forward by 1.7 per cent, as European shares rose to two-month highs yester(...)