Data flow: High-speed broadband is the new necessity for modern living and working. It lets people live where they choose, work from home, run web businesses or use apps to farm more efficiently

Rural Ireland was last in the queue to get electricity in the 20th century. The government’s Rural Electrification Scheme started after the second Wor(...)

PayPal’s Louise Phelan: “It frustrates me that gender is an issue in business.” Photograph: Alan Betson

While the status of women in the workplace has improved somewhat in recent years, progress has still been pitifully slow in some key areas. Leadership(...)

“C-suite successes”: (l-r) Melanie Sheppard, finance director Pfizer; Marie Joycce, CFO, NTR; Carolann Lennon, managing director Eircom Wholesale; Suzanne Weldon, marketing director BWG; Sonia Flynn, managing director Facebook Ireland.

Earlier this year Vanity Fair ran a cover story on the woman hired to save Yahoo. “Will Success Spoil Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer?” the US publication asked(...)

Irish Times journalist Colm Keena won in the “Economic/Business Comment” cateogry for his “incisive commentary throughout the year” at the UCD Smurfit School Business Journalist Awards today. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Two Irish Times journalists were recognised at today’s UCD Smurfit School Business Journalist Awards, which highlight and reward excellence across Iri(...)

More than 1.2 million adults in the State will have access to a tablet by the end of the year, while the number with smartphones has already surpassed 1.6 million,

Technology was supposed to set us free but it seems to be chaining us to desks in ways employers of less advanced eras could scarcely have imag(...)