Jamie Heaslip, ambassador for Science Week, which takes place from November 9th to 15th. More than 800 events will take place around the country with details at scienceweek.ie. Photograph: Alan Betson

Science and technology nearly took Leinster rugby captain Jamie Heaslip away from the great game, but it remains central to his life. International (...)

Sandra Lawler: “You see the same people being appointed to shortlists again and again.”

Bring them all home! Alternatives Group, the marketing and recruitment group co-founded in 2000 by Sandra Lawler, is launching Alternatives Elect, an (...)

Get sh*t done

Niall Harbison is best known as the founder of Simply Zesty, the social media marketing agency he sold to UTV, making him a millionaire at 33 years o(...)

Colourful dichotomy: Niall Harbison. Behind him is artwork by Gearoid O’Dea. Photograph: Eric Luke

Niall Harbison is a mild-mannered chap who rarely swears, is humble about his achievements and qualifies every statement with an even-handed alternati(...)

A new initiative aimed at finding the brightest talent and young digital creators across Ireland and the UK has been unveiled by marketing platform Su(...)

Niall Harbison and Emma Jane Power combined forces for PR Slides, a bank of brand and product images for the media. Photograph: Lensmen

Niall Harbison, who sold his Simply Zesty social media agency to UTV for up to €6 million in 2012, is a busy boy making plans for his latest tech vent(...)

 X-Bolt Orthopaedics, founded by Dr Brian Thornes, has secured a €1.8 million investment to bring its hip fracture fixation product to a global market.  Photograph: Andres Poveda

Dublin-based X-Bolt Orthopaedics, a hip fracture fixation company, has secured €1.8 million in funding to bring the product to a global market. The fu(...)

Niall Harbison and Emma O’Hara, co-founders of PR Slides: “We need way more [tax] breaks for people trying to start their own business or employing people,” says Harbison

Ireland is often described as a hotbed for entrepreneurship and a place of entrepreneurial overachievement with various reports describing us as one o(...)

With an item now purchased on eBay every second via tablet or smartphone, the popularity of mobile shopping is obvious. According to Conn(...)