President Barack Obama with his Game Golf aid at Vineyard Golf Club. Photograph: AP Photo/Steven Senne

Game Golf’s evolution from a wall of post- it notes in Galway to a device President Obama wears on his belt has taken John McGuire on an extraordinary(...)

Silicon Valley 50: at the  event this week were (from left) president of ITLG John Hartnett; ITLG chairman Craig Barrett; Rob Leslie of Sedicii Innovations, receiving the ITLG/Irish Times Innovation Award; and John Stanton, president of Silicon Valley Global Partners. Photograph: Chris Ryan, Views of the World Silicon Valley 50:  (from left) president of ITLG John Hartnett, ITLG chairman Craig Barrett, Rob Leslie of Sedicii Innovations, receiving the ITLG/Irish Times Innovation Award, and John Stanton, president of Silicon Valley Global Partners. Photograph: Chris Ryan, Views of the World

Long before there was an Intel or an Apple, Ireland was building links to Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale – now best known as the home of Yahoo and Palm – w(...)

President Barack Obama wearing the Game Golf device on his waist while golfing on Martha’s Vineyard last week. Photograph: Matthew Healey/Pool/Bloomberg

US president Barack Obama has started to improve his golf game using a wearable device created by an Irish tech start-up. Mr Obama, who is on h(...)

  Paschal Donohoe:   The enthusiastic exponent of Europe sought to ensure he had the Opposition’s attention. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

And now for something completely different . . . This is a whistleblower, GSOC, confidential recipient, Minister for Justice and Garda Commissi(...)

Rehab’s low-profit scratch-card products   were decimated  by the rival National Lottery and a State cap on its prize funds.

Rehab Lotteries director John McGuire described its low-profit scratch-card products as the “sick baby in the family” after the decimation of t(...)

Rehab Lotteries director John McGuire accused Minister for Justice Alan Shatter (above) of misrepresenting how a State compensation scheme for charity lotteries was established and how it operated.

Rehab Lotteries director John McGuire said yesterday there was nothing secretive or mysterious about the “low profit margins” associated with its gami(...)