Start-up Soundings

Over the past few months I have written in this column about young Irish companies who have made the move to Silicon Valley to realise their dreams of(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaks with John Hinshaw (2nd R), executive vice president of technology and Operations for Hewlett Packard and Martin Murphy (L), managing director of Hewlett Packard Ireland, at the company’s headquarters office in Palo Alto, California recently. Photograph: Josh Edelson/IDA Ireland/Handout via Reuters

The Taoiseach touched down in Silicon Valley on Wednesday June 4th on the Aer Lingus direct flight for his second official visit to the technology mec(...)

A chess set believed to have been used by Daniel O’Connell and Richard Lalor Sheil while imprisoned in Kilmainham in 1844.

Free global access to treasures contained in Ireland’s cultural institutions is to be provided in a project launched by Minist(...)

John Hartnett, founder Irish Technology Leadership Group

John Hartnett networks like a boss. The genial Limerick man, founder of the Irish Technology Leadership Group, was honoured at last week’s Amer(...)

President Michael D Higgins with ITLG president Craig Barrett (left) and chairman John Hartnett at the ITLG Silicon Valley Technology Forum in Limerick. Photograph: Barry Cronin

President Michael D Higgins has reminded senior executives of some of the world’s leading tech companies of the importance of moral leadership as the (...)

Cisco senior vice president and RTE dragon Barry O’Sullivan.

The Limerick and Shannon region’s function as a natural gateway for US access to Europe will be one of the talking points at global technology forum t(...)

Conor Lehane: the Cork star turned in a superb o performance for Midleton in the Cork county final win over Sarsfields. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Onwards towards Christmas and the sorting of the All-Ireland club championships continues thick and fast. Few sports competitions offer such novel pai(...)

 John Hartnett:  One of three new appointees announced yesterday.

Following the resumption of flights between Dublin and San Francisco, Aer Lingus is looking to further strengthen its ties with Silicon Valley through(...)

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel and SVG are leading the $6 million investment which is also supported by Storm Ventures and True Ventures

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel has joined Silicon Valley-based SVG in a $6 million investment in a swipe-free mobile payments app.The funding round, for Flin(...)

Aer Lingus chief executive Christoph Mueller criticised the notion that in Ireland, everything but a university education is seen as inferior. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Ireland needs a more disruptive approach to education with science “woefully underrepresented” in the country, the Global Irish Economic Forum has hea(...)