Elizabeth McGovern as Cora, Countess of Grantham and Richard E. Grant as Simon Bricker in the  fifth series of Downton Abbey.

Amazing that a brand of bottled water didn’t step in and snap up the sponsorship of Downton Abbey on TV3. Fans of the soapy period drama will remember(...)

Alan Coleman, founder and chief executive of digital marketing agency Wolfgang Digital

Consumer spending online surged 51 per cent in the second quarter compared with the same period in 2013, according to a new e-commerce study by mar(...)

Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay: using an offshore family trust, they bought Littlewoods in 2002 for more than £700 million. Photograph: Michael Stephens/AFP/Getty Images

The Barclay brothers, who have fought Irish investor Patrick McKillen for four years for (...)

Niall Harbison and Emma Jane Power combined forces for PR Slides, a bank of brand and product images for the media. Photograph: Lensmen

Niall Harbison, who sold his Simply Zesty social media agency to UTV for up to €6 million in 2012, is a busy boy making plans for his latest tech vent(...)

Geoff Scully: “We’ve had an amazing Christmas. Sales since the start of November are up 20 per cent on last year.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Geoff Scully, the managing director of online and catalogue retailer Shop Direct Ireland, thankfully is not wearing a Christmas jumper when we meet in(...)

Eason has become the latest company to advertise on ShowPal, the second-screen companion app that TV3 has developed in partnership with technology fir(...)

An Irish company has brought a High Court action alleging online retailers Littlewoods have infringed its design for a man’s Christmas jumper featurin(...)

It’s early November, but Christmas has come to our television advertising breaks – and what a luscious, luxurious, austerity-free vision it is. There’(...)