Hostelworld specialises in offering online booking services and maintains a database with over 12,600 hostels in 170 countries.

Hostelworld, the Irish travel website which raised €180 million from its Initial Public Offering (IPO) in November, has said booking in the second hal(...)

Irish travel website Hostelworld has raised €180 million from its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on both the Dublin and London stock markets. The compa(...)

Hostelworld has reportedly appointed broker Numis Securities to explore options for the company

Hostelworld, the Irish travel website said to be eyeing a €340 million flotation, had a €200 million deficit at the end of last year, its latest accou(...)

Brian O’Driscoll: his hope is that  Brianodriscoll.com will attract about 100,000 monthly unique visitors. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

It’s the next stage in the life of “brand Brian”. Former rugby professional Brian O’Driscoll has launched a new website www.brianodriscoll.com wher(...)

Darina Allen: nearly brings the house down with her criticism of excessive business regulation. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

The annual invasion of Dublin by the cream of Cork’s business establishment took place on Tuesday night, with Cork Chamber’s annual dinner at the Doub(...)

Ray Nolan: didn’t hold back on Wednesday at the Investec conference in the Convention Centre Dublin

Tech entrepreneur Ray Nolan didn’t hold back on Wednesday at the Investec conference in the Convention Centre Dublin, which was packed with abo(...)

Simon Zebo gets a GPS unit inserted in the pouch in his training jersey

The game is whistled to a stop. All eyes are on the referee as he asks the TMO to replay an incident on the stadium’s big screen. A team analyst conti(...)

Mark Little: set to get about €5 million from €18 million sale of Storyful. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former RTÉ broadcaster Mark Little hit pay dirt yesterday when he sold his social media news agency, Storyful, to News Corp for €18 million, pocketing(...)

Mark Little said News Corp was a “dream partner” for Storyful, which he said would hire up to 10 new technology staff in Dublin next year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former RTÉ broadcaster Mark Little, who left the station in 2010 to set up technology company Storyful, will earn about €5 million after selling th(...)

Ray Nolan, who sold Web Reservations International for more than €200 million in 2009, has surely had better weeks.First, it emerged Nolan is to be re(...)