The wearable monitor has a printed grid of UV-sensitive dyes that change colour depending on how much sun exposure they receive.

Lipstick. Nail polish. Shampoo. These are not exactly high tech but they are the kind of beauty staples that come to mind when you think of global bea(...)

Kieran Hannon: One of the top 100 chief marketing officers in the world

From running his own highly successful advertising firm in San Francisco to looking after global marketing for a billion-dollar tech firm based in LA,(...)

Sean O’Sullivan: is a key figure in a revolution in the manufacturing start-up scene, with capital, investors and entrepreneurs flowing into a city of nearly 15 million people

I’m in the Hax accelerator for manufacturing start-ups in Shenzhen, eating mealworms made by an Austrian company and trying to find my balance on a tw(...)

Barry O’Sullivan (on left of picture playing for UCD) made an impression off the bench for Kerry in the Munster Under-21 football quarter-final against Tiperary in Tralee. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kerry 0-11 Tipperary 1-7 Fourteen-man Kerry somehow chiselled out their first win at under-21 level since March 2012 when they showed tremendous bat(...)

Liam Casey founder and chief executive of PCH. Mr Casey said he expected the redundancy process to be completed within six weeks, noting there was a buoyant jobs market in Shenzhen where PCH has its China operations.

Irish headquartered PCH is to cut 250 jobs in China, but will continue to grow its US business, the company has confirmed. The company is seeking vo(...)

UL’s Denis Daly contests the ball with  UCD’s Jack Barry during the Sigerson Cup semi-final at  Jordanstown. Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/Inpho/Presseye

UCD 4-12 UL 1-9 UCD breezed through to their first Sigerson Cup final in 13 years after blitzing UL with four goals in the first semi-finals in Belfa(...)

Demonstrating  iFit’s Coach App at CES: it gathers information from iFit’s many wearables, furniture and exercises equipment to monitor exercise, activity, nutrition and sleep to give personalised recommendations. Photograph:  Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Clothes that track your every move, shoes that tighten themselves, and a smart TV that keeps a watchful eye over your connected home. A mirror that an(...)

An aroma module is inserted into a Sensorwake alarm clock at the CES. The clock releases the scents at the programmed time but will also sound an auditory alarm if you don’t wake up after three minutes. Photograph: Reuters/Steve Marcus

Fancy a pair of sports shorts that can track your performance? Or how about an alarm clock that wakes you up to the scent of the jungle? The wackier(...)

My UV Patch contains photosensitive dyes that  change colour when exposed to UV rays to indicate varying levels of sun exposure.

A new partnership between Irish design engineering firm PCH and global brand L’Oreal is poised to deliver the next generation of wearable, connected(...)

John Collison of Stripe who was the International and Overall winner at the awards ceremony last night in Citywest last night. The event took place in front of an audience of over 1,500 people and was broadcast live on UTV Ireland and UTV. Photograph: Maxwells

John and Patrick Collison, the boy wonders of Irish technology, have won this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. Their online payments p(...)