Barry Cryan, Pat Walsh, Conal O’Neill and Anthony Killeen from PanelDuct: the Co Mayo engineering firm  won the overall Innovation of the Year award at The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards 2015. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

A couple of US visitors broke away from their guided tour of Belfast’s historic City Hall on Friday night, abandoning talk of the past for a snapshot (...)

Barry Cryan, Conal O’Neill, Pat Walsh and Anthony Killeen from winning Mayo company PanelDuct. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

A cost-saving innovation for the construction industry, developed by a west of Ireland engineering firm, has won the overall prize at this year’s Iri(...)

PennyOwl’s app will launch on Android and iOS in the US.

Irish startup PennyOwl is to launch its first app in the coming weeks. The company, which aims to teach children about money management through a po(...)

Bank of Ireland gained 1.35 per cent to close the day at 37.5 cents. Its chief executive, Richie Boucher, said the bank would in future look to grow in the UK through bolt-on acquisitions, though he indicated there were no immediate plans. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

European stocks rose yesterday, trimming their worst weekly loss of the year, as the Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.3 per cent. The market in Dubli(...)

110 Main St Bray has an asking price of €700,000

High-yielding retail investments in Bray and Dún Laoghaire are fresh to the market this week through Colliers International which is quoting around €1(...)

A BlackBerry  Classic smartphone: company results are out on Friday.    Photograph: Pau Barrena/Bloomberg
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69 Grafton Street: occupied by women’s fashion trader Vera Moda.

The Irish property investment fund IPUT has acquired three prime retail properties in Dublin city centre from the Construction Workers’ Pension Schem(...)

Judges for Innovation Awards 2015 (front, from left) Dr Bernadette McGahon, Tim Brundle and Marion Boland, and back row (from left) Niall Campbell, Pat Daly and Frank Roche. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The_Irish_Times

Guilt-free chocolate, a revolutionary new music creation app and a host of disruptive new cost-saving advances in medicine, engineering and tech ar(...)

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