‘The landscape at the moment when it comes to seed funding is quite dry.’ Image: Thinkstock

A shortage of seed finance could threaten the potential of some of the most promising new and growing companies on the island, InterTradeIreland, warn(...)

Food-X, which currently runs twice yearly in New York, partners with early-stage food entrepreneurs to help them bring their products and services to market.

SOSV, a $250 million venture capital fund founded by Cork-based entrepreneur Sean O’Sullivan, is looking to establish a European version of Food-X, th(...)

Representatives of some of the 15 candidates who took part in the election for seven seats on Kerry County Council were present in court, including former Fianna Fáil senator Dan Kiely, whose Supreme Court challenge led to a fresh count of the 15,000 votes. Photograph: Collins.

A judge has cleared the way for a full recount of ballots from the 2014 local election in the Listowel muncipal district in Co Kerry after ruling that(...)

The so-called “inversion” deal involving Tyco and Johnson Controls drew the ire of US politicians and put a renewed focus on Ireland’s corporate tax regime

Multinational Tyco has confirmed Cork will be the firm’s global headquarters following its controversial merger with US firm Johnson Controls. The s(...)

“It is of real importance to young students who have given five years of study that their papers would be examined dispassionately, accurately and professionally.’’ Photograph: Eric Luke

Fianna Fáil Senator Ned O’Sullivan has said teachers marking second-level examination papers should have more training. “It is currently only two d(...)

Prof Richard Conroy: he  now holds a 24.42%  stake in the group

The Irish exploration and development company Conroy Gold and Natural Resources has raised £375,000 (€517,250) through a share placing and debt conver(...)

The Environmental Protection Agency has released its annual greenhouse gas emissions figures for Ireland, which stood at 58.2 million tonnes last year. File photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Seventy filling stations supplying compressed natural gas to motorists would help significantly to cut Ireland’s carbon dioxide transports emissions, (...)

Fianna Fáil candidate Paschal Mooney: said he was glad the parties in the North had seen a little bit of reality. Photograph: Collins

Fianna Fáil Senator Ned O’Sullivan has warned against exaggerating the significance of the new Stormont deal. He said he would give it a cautious we(...)

Maureen O’Hara’s coffin is carried at her funeral. Photograph: Marty Katz/Washingtonphotographer.com

Ireland’s first Hollywood movie star Maureen O’Hara was remembered at her funeral in the US as an untameable and fiery spirit who never forgot her Iri(...)

Fine Gael’s John Deasy: “Now, €5 million is not going to solve anything, frankly, when it comes to overtime,” he said. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Government funding for the Garda’s new Operation Thor crime crackdown was “too small to achieve anything”, and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgeral(...)