Sean O’Sullivan, with Ava Chandley and Nyomi Nierinck of Beaumont School for Girls, Cork, launching Mathletes 2015. Photograph: Diane Cusack

Please find the answers to these puzzles at the bottom of the article 1 Today, Amy’s age is four times Kevin’s age. Three years ago the sum of (...)

Pat Kenny on the road with Ulster rugby player Tommy Bowe. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye

Talk about setting the tone. There were no New Year’s Day fireworks or giddy studio shenanigans for yesterday’s launch of UTV Ireland. It kicked off w(...)

If you want to see the revolution in action, drop in to a Start-up Weekend event.

There’s a different kind of revolution happening in Ireland. The insurgents are armed with the belief that anything is possible – that an ordinary (...)

John Dennehy (left) chief executive of Zartis, which has  teamed up with Russian technology human resources veteran Artem Zurukin

Zartis. com, a recruitment software firm backed by Enterprise Ireland, AIB and Seán O’Sullivan’s SOSventures, has formed a joint venture to target the(...)

Guitar designer Rob O’Reilly’s midi Expressiv is a plug and play system which brings electronic keyboard sounds to a guitar.

One of the first projects to be funded through Kickstarter Ireland is already over-subscribed. Guitar designer Rob O’Reilly’s midi Expressiv is a plug(...)

Cork City Coroner Dr Myra Cullinane noted that Cork University Hospital did not appear to have any protocols regarding patients being allowed retain medications that may have been prescribed elsewhere. Photograph: Getty Images

The issue of checking patients for medication that they might bring with them when admitted to hospital has been highlighted by a coroner at the inque(...)

Silicon Valley 50: at the  event this week were (from left) president of ITLG John Hartnett; ITLG chairman Craig Barrett; Rob Leslie of Sedicii Innovations, receiving the ITLG/Irish Times Innovation Award; and John Stanton, president of Silicon Valley Global Partners. Photograph: Chris Ryan, Views of the World Silicon Valley 50:  (from left) president of ITLG John Hartnett, ITLG chairman Craig Barrett, Rob Leslie of Sedicii Innovations, receiving the ITLG/Irish Times Innovation Award, and John Stanton, president of Silicon Valley Global Partners. Photograph: Chris Ryan, Views of the World

Long before there was an Intel or an Apple, Ireland was building links to Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale – now best known as the home of Yahoo and Palm – w(...)

Festival fun: the South By Southwest music, film and technology festival in Austin earlier this year – “Keep Austin Weird!” has become a catch-all calling card for the city which attracts musicians and software coders, political liberals and start-up entrepreneurs. Photograph: Darrell Craig Harris/Getty Images

Austin revels in its kooky status and the Texan capital’s slogan “Keep Austin Weird!” has become a catch-all calling card for musicians and softwar(...)

A team of researchers at Dublin City University have begun working on tailoring a highly successful international means of teaching mathematics to the Irish curriculum. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

A team of researchers at Dublin City University (DCU) have begun working on tailoring a highly successful international means of teaching mathematics (...)

There are still six other board positions to fill at RTÉ and these are in the gift of the Minister for Communications, Alex White. Photograph: David Sleator

So, one down – six to go. With the election of newcaster Aengus Mac Grianna as the worker representative on the RTÉ board, the State broadcaster’s boa(...)