Food waste occurs in many ways such as when farmers dump ugly vegetables or supermarkets dump unsold stock

Irish hospitals used to spend a mind-numbing €600,000 on unused salt and pepper sachets.The sachets were supplied with every meal served to patients(...)

Lotto sense: While higher ticket prices will, in theory, generate bigger jackpots they could also alienate recession-weary Irish punters. Photograph: istock

The National Lottery is expected to raise ticket prices next year as part of a shake-up of the business aimed at halting several years of declining s(...)

Seán O’Driscoll, group chief executive, Glen Dimplex Group, said testing the technology on a large scale would accelerate innovation

A consortium led by Irish electrical goods firm Glen Dimplex has secured €12 million in funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme – the single larg(...)

The new lottery show will be separate from the lottery’s popular Winning Streak show.

The National Lottery is planning to launch a new weekly game show on RTÉ television early next year in a bid to boost sales.The show, which promises b(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The improving health of the economy is reflected in the latest exchequer numbers, which show tax returns for the year running €1.1 billion ahead of ta(...)

The rapid take-up of digital technologies across Africa presents Irish companies with real opportunities, a conference in Dublin heard today.“There is(...)

Retailers had been keen to have the switchover complete before the Christmas rush.

Unsuspecting punters may be surprised by the new-look green lotto tickets being spewed out by machines across the country.The change reflects the shif(...)

Founded by Dr Emmeline Hill (above) in partnership with Irish trainer and breeder Jim Bolger in 2009, Equinome is headquartered at NovaUCD

UCD spin-out company Equinome has announced plans to open an office in the US with the creation of 10 new jobs.The company, which specialises in equin(...)

The Central Bank has reprimanded and fined Provident Personal Credit Limited €105,000 for breaches of the legislation relating to certain moneylending(...)

Taiwan’s envoy to the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation  forum Vincent Siew (left)  with China’s president Xi Jinping in Beijing. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

The “respected Mr Vincent Siew” was how China’s president addressed Taiwan’s representative at this month’s Apec summit in Beijing. For many in Taiwan(...)