Joe Rooney: the comedian chokes up when he tells Ryan Tubridy that his mother died when he was 11

As revelations go, the news that Irish families aren’t always the happiest of entities is akin to saying that Donald Trump isn’t renowned for his mode(...)

Businessman Bobby Kerr has started receiving treatment for cancer of the head and neck, and is temporarily stepping aside as host of his Newstalk radio show. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Businessman Bobby Kerr has revealed live on his own radio show that he has been diagnosed with cancer. The self-made millionaire and owner of the Inso(...)

Bobby Kerr said when he started Insomnia Coffee, “you never saw anybody walking down the street with a latte”.

There was a focus on successful companies with local origins at the AIB Start-up Night in Kilkenny. Bobby Kerr talked about the growth of his company,(...)

Artzone operations director Paul Shorte and art director Gillian Blaney- Shorte, who founded the art school 12 years ago.

Artzone was established 12 years ago by married couple art director Gillian Blaney- Shorte and operations director Paul Shorte. Its tutors teach 2,000(...)

 Neil Walton, managing director, Voya Seaweed Baths

More than 40,000 visitors a year try out the healing properties of wild organic seaweed at Voya Seaweed Baths in Strandhill, Co Sligo. What is speci(...)

As much as 66 per cent of all transactions occur in just 300 of the country’s 1,140 post offices

Post offices could survive and thrive if they were to diversify into other areas such as providing financial services and collecting local authority p(...)

Every address in the State will be allocated a unique seven-digit code.

The new postal location code system will be launched in early July when 2.2 million homes and businesses in the State will be assigned individual c(...)

Minister of State for Communications Joe McHugh said: “Nobody was more disappointed than I was when I saw the letter”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister of State for Communications Joe McHugh said he was “surprised’’ to learn a letter had been sent to pensioners encouraging them to have their (...)

Hulk-like transformation: Pat Kenny in his studio at Newstalk. Photograph: Frank Miller

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt, the old saying goes, and it’s sound advice. Unless you’re being i(...)

Insomnia Coffee Company chairman Bobby Kerr is this week’s AIB Start-up Academy mentor.

Insomnia Coffee Company chairman Bobby Kerr is this week’s AIB Start-up Academy mentor.Originally from Kilkenny, Kerr has been in the food and beverag(...)