Annie Atkins: “I was born in Wales, though my Mum’s Irish. Dad was a graphic designer and from the time I was little, I wanted to be one too.”

From writing death warrants for Henry VIII, to forging CIA documents, to making a new kind of biscuit, Dublin-based Annie Atkins (34) is an award- (...)

Dublin’s Conor McHugh: man-of-the-match in last year’s under-21 football championship final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

With new title sponsors EirGrid on board another All-Ireland under-21 football championship gets underway on Wednesday, beginning with three openin(...)

Shelmaliers double hero goal Joe Kelly in action for Wexford against Kilkenny in the 2008 Leinster Minor Hurling Championship.

Joe Kelly powered Shelmaliers to a historic first title at the expense of St Anne’s in this replay played in atrocious conditions at Wexford Park yest(...)

Liam Ryan of GetHealth. Photograph: Dave Meehan

An international panel of media and advertising leaders from the Financial Times, the Boston Globe, Contagious, and WAZ NewMedia (one of the largest m(...)

‘Tourism, for us, is an exciting business to be in’: Cillian Murphy, owner of Murphy Blacks and chairman of Loop Head Tourism. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

“The good thing about local communities, such as that in Loop Head, is that they can do a polished job of their own tourism sub-brand. They don’t have(...)

08/05/2013 - NEWS - (2nd from Left) Eoghan Nolan from Brand Artillery, Johnny Ryan,(3rd from left) Chief Innovation Officer at The Irish Times, Pierse McCaughey (in Green in background) Group Creative Director Cauley Nea\TBWA, Eamon Fitzpatrick,(Centre) Advertising Director,The Irish Times, Eimear Moran Agency Sales Manager at the Irish Times and Kevin O’Sullivan, Editor of the Irish Times at the launch of the Irish Times FUSION Startup Initiative with members of over 20 startup companies. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

As part of efforts to redefine the future of advertising, 20 start-up companies have been shortlisted from more than 100 entries to participate(...)