Power on: Given the skills shortage in the industry, technology companies are being defined by how well they can recruit, and keep, strong talent as persuading people to relocate from their home country can be very difficult.

Dublin may have no problems in attracting the big hitters in the technology industry to set up shop here but with a skills shortage in the industry, (...)

Limini and Ruby Walsh after victory in the Trull House Stud Mares’ Novices Hurdle Race. Photograph: Andrew Boyers

Irish trained horses enjoyed a St Patrick’s Day bonanza at Cheltenham with only the Ryanair World Hurdle winner Thistlecrack preventing an unprecedent(...)

Mall Dini ridden by jockey Davy Russell on their way to winning the Pertemps Network Final at the 2016 Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

The irrepressible winning machine that is Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh continued to dominate the headlines at the Cheltenham racing festival on St Pa(...)

 Philip Reynolds with his wife Anne. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Philip Reynolds, son of former taoiseach Albert Reynolds, has confirmed he was recently asked to consider running in the next general election by m(...)

Kathleen Reynolds follows the coffin as it is carried from the Mansion House. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

At nearly 10pm on Saturday night, the queue to sympathise with an exhausted Kathleen Reynolds and her family was still moving slowly up the aisle of D(...)

Nicky McFadden: Her sister Gabrielle said she will contest the by-election caused by Ms McFadden’s death

The sister of the late Fine Gael TD Nicky McFadden has said she will contest the by-election caused by Ms McFadden’s death, increasing the like(...)

Former taoiseach Albert Reynolds addressing the Bula annual general meeting in Dublin in 2009. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds is in the “very late stages” of Alzheimer’s disease, his son Philip has said. Albert Reynolds (81) was conspicuous by(...)