The winning students visited Dublin City Hall on Wednesday where they were presented with a gold medal by summit patron President Michael D Higgins.  The medal, which features Irish designer, artist and architect Eileen Gray, was awarded to the overall winner in each of the competition’s 25 categories. Photograph: Lucy Nuzum

The Undergraduate Awards summit, which concluded its 2015 meeting in Dublin on Friday, is planning to expand its activities to the seven continents(...)

Irish entrepreneur and Handy co-founder Oisin Hanrahan on stage at the Web Summit in Dublin last year.

Irish entrepreneur and Handy co-founder Oisin Hanrahan has sealed a $50 million funding deal for his US-based start-up. The start-up, which provides o(...)

“You’re absolutely right that we don’t make money on certain customers on day one, but on the average customer, on day one, we make money,” said Oisin Hanrahan, co-founder and chief executive of Handy, one of the largest on-demand home cleaning start-ups.

Jet. com, a well-funded new shopping site, opened to the public last week and celebrated the debut by sending reporters a big box of swag. I got a T-s(...)

Handybook founder Oisin Hanrahan

Handybook, the on-demand home cleaning and repair service co-founded by Oisín Hanrahan, has expanded into Europe by launching in London. The company,(...)

Oisin Hanrahan: “We looked at businesses like Uber and thought it was an incredibly interesting model, and how could you apply it to home services?” Photograph: Eric Luke

Smartphones have become such an integral part of our lives that we no longer think twice about using them in everyday situations. Grabbing a taxi has (...)

Umang Dua and Oisin Hanrahan of on-demand home improvement and cleaning service Handybook

Irish entrepreneur Oisin Hanrahan, founder of the US-based Handybook, which provides home-improvement services, has secured €22 million in development(...)

A native of Dublin, Oisin Hanrahan was 18 when he got his first taste of entrepreneurial life.While a student at Trinity College Dublin, he set up Cle(...)

Handybook founder Oisin Hanrahan: “This deal brings us up a level”.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Dubliner Oisin Hanrahan, whose online booking service, Handybook, raised $10 million (€7.39 million) in funding last October, has made its first acqui(...)