Liam Casey grew up on a dairy farm in County Cork but has grown his technology company PCH into a business with a $1.1bn turnover.

Creating a drone or internet-connected kitchen scale is hard, particularly when it involves manufacturing in China. Things get easier when you meet(...)

PCH chief executive Liam Casey said RadioShack Labs was the result of a collaboration with the US retailer to find ways to remove barriers that stop unique products from getting on to shelves.  Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

  Cork, San Francisco and Shenzhen-based supply chain company PCH and US retailer RadioShack have teamed up to create RadioShack Labs, a c(...)

Liam Casey: “China is still cheaper and the best place, if you take quality, access to raw materials, a skilled workforce and global logistics.”

When rock’n’roll legend Neil Young wanted to change the way people hear music, he turned to Liam Casey, founder and CEO of the Cork, San Francisco and(...)

From left: Jeremy Fitch of Invest Northern Ireland; Margaret Hearty of Intertrade Ireland; partner in charge of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year programme Frank O’Keeffe; and Pádraig Ó Céidigh, founder of Aer Arann and chairman of the judging panel. Photograph: Maxwells

Twenty-four businesses ranging from financial services and technology to agriculture and manufacturing are the finalists in this years Ernst &a(...)