Export award short: Barry Cullen, head of sales, Silver Hill Duck

SUCCESS AT HOME AWARD COMPANY: CONNACHT GOLD BUTTER Connacht Gold has a multi-award winning range of butter products and has been shortlisted based on(...)

IDA CEO Martin Shanahan: a speaker at the Silicon Valley Global Tech Summit. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

With the wearables market expected to be worth $20 billion by 2017, and connected home devices expected to reach $13 billion, the Internet of Things o(...)

The showcase race at the Easter Festival is the Boylesports Irish Grand National, which this year has an increased prize pot of €275,000

It will plate about 2,100 corporate dinners, serve about 32,000 pints of beer and attract 1,000 visitors from Britain. This year’s Easter Festi(...)

Leanne Gallagher and Kieran Conachy with their son, Shéa Conachy, aged 10 months, in the Ronald McDonald House in Crumlin, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The parents of 10-month-old Shéa Conachy are beaming at the news that their son is “good to go” the following morning, just eight days after having(...)

Bitter aftertaste: the company concluded that it was reasonable to conclude that Mr Moran had tampered with a packet of jam tarts. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A man who was fired from his job for eating a jam tart has failed to have his dismissal declared unfair. The Employment Appeals Tribunal has ruled tha(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton: said the programme continued to help young people build skills and knowledge that would enhance their ability to take up a new job. File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Forty-six young, unemployed Dubliners graduated today from a work skills programme praised by Tánaiste Joan Burton.The Tesco-Positive2Work Skillnet pr(...)

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton: “There’s an increasing good fit between what we are doing and the challenges that China seeks to meet.” Photograph: Shane O’Neill /Fennell Photography

Ireland’s technological advantages were the focus of the Shanghai leg of a trade mission to China led by Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton, with a num(...)

Brian Hogan from KSG, winner of EY Industry Entrepreneurs of the Year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Brian Hogan of contract catering, restaurant and hospitality service provider KSG was named as the winner of the industry category at the EY Entrepre(...)

Caroline Keeling is the chief executive of fruit producer and food distributor Keelings. She joined Keelings as a technical manager in 1994, following(...)