Pádraig Mc Bride and Donald Fitzmaurice of Brandtone – Emerging category winners. Photograph: Maxwells

  The founders of mobile marketing company Brandtone, Donald Fitzmaurice and Pádraig McBride, last night scooped top prize in the emerging(...)

Mobile accounts for 37 per cent of traffic to Irish e-commerce sites, says Wolfgang Digital . Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Traffic to Irish e-commerce websites increased 28 per cent year on year in the second quarter, with mobile’s share of traffic leaping while tablet’s s(...)

 Seán Haughey: surprisingly defeated by Deirdre Heney at the Fianna Fáil convention for the Dublin Bay North constituency.   Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil is likely to add former junior minister Seán Haughey to a general election ticket following his surprise defeat at a constituency selectio(...)

Mayor of Cork County Alan Coleman has been a lifelong member of Fianna Fáil. Photograph: Facebook/Cllr Alan Coleman

The Mayor of Cork County has confirmed he is to leave Fianna Fáil and run as an independent candidate. Cllr Alan Coleman, who has been a lifelong memb(...)

EY Entrepreneur of the Year emerging catergory finalist: Alan Coleman, founder of Brite:Bill

Alan Coleman is the founder and chief executive of billing software company Brite:Bill. A graduate of University College Dublin and the Michael Smurfi(...)

Wolfgang Digital’s Alan Coleman  says that on average 43 per cent of the revenue of the ecommerce companies who took part in their study is generated internationally. Photograph: Dave Keegan

The statistic that as much as 75 per cent of the money that people in Ireland spend online goes to overseas companies has been “doing the rounds” for (...)

 Patrick Street:  there will be plenty of debate about the  review of the Cork city boundary. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The decision by Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly to order a review of the Cork city boundary has been greeted with widespread agreement that c(...)

Alan Coleman: The sturdy desktop still “punches above its weight” when it comes to purchases

Mobile traffic on Irish ecommerce sites may have surged 52 per cent last year, but consumers remain relatively hesitant to make transactions on mobile(...)

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton  said at the heart of our jobs plan is developing a powerful engine of Irish enterprise. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / Irish Times

Dublin-based billing software firm Brite:Bill is to create 100 new jobs on foot of winning a major new contract in North America. The company said it (...)

Sr Jean Browne, principal of the Ursuline Secondary School in Blackrock, Co Cork. Tributes have been paid to the popular nun after her death this week. Photograph: Screen grab via Ursuline Secondary School website.

Tributes have been paid following the death of the principal of a prominent secondary school in Cork. The body of Sr Jean Browne, a member of the Ursu(...)