Martin Naughton with a personal fortune estimated at $1.6 billion, was recently named on Forbes ranking of global billionaires

Ireland’s largest privately-owned manufacturing firm, Glen Dimplex has confirmed Fergal Naughton as its new chief executive in place of Séan O’Driscol(...)

 Chief executive officer of airline Ryanair, Michael O’Leary. Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

Nervousness over the outcome of today’s general election, together with the opening salvos of the UK’s referendum debate on European Union membership(...)

Sean O’Driscoll: “Broadband and digital technology will consign geographical disadvantages to history”

The digital age offers a huge opportunity for both Cork city and the county to overcome geographic disadvantage and compete internationally in a varie(...)

 Irish Ambassador Dan Mulhall: Along with  businessman John Mills and economist Vicky Pryce, he will lead a panel discussion on Brexit  at a conference London. Photograph: Malcolm McNally

Irish business leaders in Britain will consider the impact of a possible British withdrawal (Brexit) from the EU at the annual conference of the Iri(...)

Digital Skibbereen: Seán O’Driscoll of Glen Dimplex, Minister for Communications Alex White and Vodafone’s Anne O’Leary. Photograph: Emma Jervis

Farmers often claim they spend little or no time on computers, but the reality is large numbers log on to Done Deal, Facebook and Twitter, according(...)

Jurgen Klopp is Liverpool’s new manager. Photograph: Getty Images

Jürgen Klopp has agreed to become Liverpool’s manager. He was on Thursday afternoon heading to the city to sign his deal to replace Brendan Rodgers. (...)

Former Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp and former Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti are the leading candidates to succeed sacked Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers. Photograph: Getty Images

Liverpool will hold talks with Jürgen Klopp in the next few days with the former Borussia Dortmund coach their favoured candidate to succeed Brendan R(...)

  Brendan Howlin   and   Michael Noonan: The Government plans to devote “almost its entire budget for tax-cutting” to a reduction at all levels of the universal social charge. Photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

Budget to reduce USC The Government plans to devote “almost its entire budget for tax-cutting” to a reduction at all levels of the universal so(...)

 Pat O’Doherty: “Technology is enabling profound changes in the way that we generate and consume energy, and this has huge implications not just for the energy sector, but also for society as a whole and our economy.”  Photograph:  Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A “power shift” is taking place within the energy industry as a result of the convergence of energy, technology and the drive for sustainability. The (...)

 Sean O’Driscoll is set to be the new Liverpool assistant manager. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/Bongarts/Getty Images

Liverpool are expected to appoint the England Under-19 head coach, Sean O’Driscoll, as their new assistant manager as part of the overhaul of Brendan (...)