Lucinda Creighton, leader of Renua Ireland,  during the party’s first think-in in Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

When you have to endure them every September, you realise the term “political party think-in” does violence to the English language. Once upon a time(...)

 Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, said  Ireland has great entrepreneurs, but not enough of them. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Ireland has slipped in the ranking of early-stage entrepreneurial activity, falling from second place to eighth across the EU-15, according to the Glo(...)

Richard Bruton: spokesman said  ensuring an adequate supply of skilled workers was a key objective of the Government. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Government has introduced reforms to the work permit system to address skills shortages. As part of the moves that came in yesterday, some occupa(...)

Google’s tech hub network has come to Dublin with the announcement of a partnership with Dogpatch Labs. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Google has teamed up with Dogpatch Labs to bring its tech hub network to Dublin. The deal will help Dogpatch, which offers physical space for startu(...)

Digital business company 6D Global Technologies is to open an office in Ireland, creating 60 jobs over three years. The Nasdaq-listed firm, which of(...)

Eamon Keane, founder of Dublin-based Xpreso software, was named Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur last year, winning a total €50,000 investment fund for his business.

The search is on for Ireland’s best young entrepreneurs, with the deadline for applications closing this Friday. The competition has a total prize fun(...)

Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith commemoration at Glasnevin Cemetary, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Two ‘giants’ of Irish history were remembered at the 93rd annual commemoration for Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin(...)

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton: will lay a wreath during the commemoration ceremony honouring Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith. Photograph: Sara Freund

A ceremony commemorating the lives of Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith will be held in Glasnevin Cemetery this weekend, with Ministers and members (...)

Lucinda Creighton: “Fine Gael has become Fianna Fáil, full stop. I don’t see any difference.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

The optics are not ideal. The new party, determined not to be defined as the popish one, is sandwiched between a talk about thanksgiving letters to(...)

Senator Marc MacSharry. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Sligo was to the fore on the political radar this week, what with the Cabinet decamping for a day to Lissadell House and Senator Marc MacSharry turnin(...)