Climate conditions in Sweden “are appropriate for the products we sell: waterproof and breathable boots”.

Look closer at the well-heeled Stockholm crowd and you might notice something familiar: the Galway Boot from Irish company Dubarry. The Ballina(...)

Edward Hendrick, chief executive of Sonru: spent countless hours travelling from his home to various locations around the country for interviews that frequently lasted less than half an hour. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Every day of the week, job applicants to international organisations such as CERN, Volvo, Nestlé, GSK, Qatar Airways, Morrisons, SAS, Thames Water and(...)

Edward Hendrick: “I was travelling from my home in Wexford to Cork and Dublin for interviews that lasted just 20 minutes. That didn’t make sense . . . I had the idea of building a YouTube for the recruitment market.”

The Innovation Awards saw its own innovation this year with the introduction of a new dimension to the first-round judging process. Entrants we(...)

The Vice Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Mr Ma Kai (centre), with Edel Flynn, CEO of the Digital Hub Development Agency (right), at the Digital Hub, in Dublin, during a visit to Ireland last October. Photograph: Press Association

The Dublin-based Digital Hub attracted 23 new companies to its “cluster” last year, bringing the total number of firms at the specialised enterprise c(...)

A highly innovative solution from Irish firm Sonru. com is reducing the cost and enhancing the effectiveness of the interview process for global firms(...)

Irish Times managing director Liam Kavanagh; Edmond O'Reilly from Trustwater, the overall Innovation award winner; and Thomas Hunter McGowan, CEO, Inter Trade Ireland, at the award ceremony on Friday night.

Tipperary-based firm Trustwater has won this year’s Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation of The Year Award, having develop(...)