Oisin Hanrahan got the idea for Handy while developing properties in Budapest, when he noticed how difficult it was to find a trustworthy cleaner.  Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/SPORTSFILE/Web Summit

Thirty-two year old Dubliner Oisin Hanrahan is cleaning up, literally. His start-up Handy, which provides cleaning and DIY services, is pulli(...)

Paddy Cosgrave, co-founder of the Web Summit with Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the event last year. Mr Kenny will not be attended the event this year, the last in Ireland for at least three years. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s invitation to attend the Web Summit was only sent to his general Oireachtas email address after 9pm on Friday. The summi(...)

Hollywood star  Eva Longoria at the 2014 web summit at the RDS in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny looks almost certain to miss the final Web Summit 2015 in Dublin this week after only receiving a formal invitation late on Frida(...)

‘The best small country for business, by 2016.” The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has sonorously intoned the Government’s goals for the revitalisation of the I(...)