Children at Holy Trinity National School did a workshop on the physical changes in the brain when a new skill or knowledge is mastered, which neuroscientists call “neuroplasticity”. The fixed mindset sees intelligence as unchanging from cradle to grave; the growth mindset sees intelligence as a malleable attribute that can grow through effort and persistence

One of the best aspects of being a teacher is that I have never stopped learning. Last year I had the opportunity to put a theory of learning to th(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank official Peter Fitzgerald at the banking inquiry

The banking inquiry has heard that as the crisis began to take hold, Anglo Irish Bank moved customers inside to avoid queues on the streets and preven(...)

Former chief executive of Irish Nationwide Building Society  arriving at the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry. Photograph: Eric Luke

Four more days. That’s all that’s left of the Oireachtas banking inquiry in terms of public hearings. Some nine months after the committee began takin(...)

Invest Northern Ireland is supporting the new investment with an offer of over £ 4.7million

Randox Laboratories, the Antrim clinical diagnostics company, is to create 540 quality jobs over four years as part of a new £29 million capital inves(...)

A model presents a creation from the Bora Aksu Spring/Summer 2015 collection during London Fashion Week today. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters.

“The future of fashion is digital” according to Natalie Massenet , chairman of the British Fashion Counci, at the launch of  London Fashion We(...)

Dr Peter Fitzgerald, managing director Randox Laboratories said the new trade agreement was a matter of “great pride” for the firm. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Randox Laboratories, the Northern Ireland-headquartered, clinical diagnostics company, is to create 30 new production jobs at its Donegal subsidiary R(...)

Soon to be World Cup winning England manager Alf Ramsey issues instructions as internationals Ray Wilson and Alan Ball (centre) toy with the ball while captain Bobby Moore listens attentively; The Irish Times eulogises the famous victory. photograph: pa

Before his untimely death in 1993, Ronnie Whelan snr was apt to recall that growing up in Cabra on Dublin’s north side, he was never regarded as the b(...)

Peter Fitzgerald, sales director for Google UK, said there was no reason why Irish retailers couldn’t become major exporters and exploit opportunities in the fast-growing, mobile-driven $1 trillion ecommerce sector.

Google is holding an event for more than 150 advertisers and agencies in its Dublin headquarters today in a bid to convince Irish companies that they (...)

Managing director Dr Peter Fitzgerald, pictured with Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster, founded Randox in 1982 with six people. It now employs 1,200, chiefly in Antrim and Donegal, but also across a growing network of sales offices in such places as Brazil and China. Photograph: Simon Graham/Harrison Photography

Timing is everything in business. For some companies it creates the line that stands between success and failure. But for Dr Peter Fitzgerald, it is m(...)

David Drumm argues that a misleading picture is being created by the Anglo recordings as they do not include conversations he and other Anglo executives had with the Financial Regulator, the Department of Finance and the Central Bank. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The latest snippets of conversation from the “Anglo tapes” over the weekend widened the range of characters and topics in the affair.They also served (...)