Hailo says it now has more than 400,000 registered users in Ireland

Hailo, the mobile app which has changed the way we order taxis, has introduced a new service which enables consumers to pay for cabs they hail on the (...)

Remember when most taxis smelled like a mixture of stale cigarettes and ancient pine air freshener? Those were dark times indeed but we’re spoiled now(...)

Customers can go on to the Hassle.com site, type in their area code, browse through cleaner profiles and customer reviews and book

A British-based online booking service for cleaners, co-founded by Kildare woman Jules Coleman, has expanded its operations into Dublin. The company i(...)

Oisin Hanrahan: “We looked at businesses like Uber and thought it was an incredibly interesting model, and how could you apply it to home services?” Photograph: Eric Luke

Smartphones have become such an integral part of our lives that we no longer think twice about using them in everyday situations. Grabbing a taxi has (...)

A user scans for an available vehicle using the Uber Technologies app on an Apple iPhone 5. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Remember the days when hailing a taxi meant standing on the side of the road at 3am, trying to find the one empty cab on a Saturday night that migh(...)

Hailo is expanding its services in Ireland, offering executive cars and premium taxi services. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

  Hailo is set to celebrate its second anniversary in Ireland with new services targeting high-end and business users. The Hailo Plus (...)

How’s about this for a job opportunity? Uber, the trendy web-based taxi service that is a rival to Hailo, is setting up an Irish operation foll(...)

Ireland has become the first country in the world to bask fully in the glow of Hailo after the electronic taxi ordering company extended the reach of its smartphone app to a further 20 Irish towns today.

Ireland has become the first country in the world to bask fully in the glow of Hailo after the electronic taxi ordering company extended the re(...)

Jay Bregman, co-founder of Hailo: “What we see happening and what we hope for is that as the market for these taxi applications becomes more established there will be a harmonised policy standard across the countries, regions and the world, which will make it much easier to regulate apps that are licensed.”

When Hailo launched in Ireland in 2012, Jay Bregman and his co-founders didn’t think it would prove to be quite as successful as it later proved to be(...)

The Hailo app seems like a simple premise: a smartphone application that detects your location and that of taxis around you, assigning one to your boo(...)