Austin Duignan of Donegal Rapeseed Oil, Gary Quinn of The Irish Times and Peter Casey of Claddagh Resources at the AIB Start Up Academy in Letterkenny. Photo Clive Wasson

Dragons’ Den star Peter Casey talked about the pitfalls that caused him to go broke twice at Start-up Night in Letterkenny. “Normally I talk about en(...)

Kritika Ashok, founder of and

“The online art world has grown tremendously in the last three years, but it’s still small in Ireland. I think there’s a huge opportunity for business(...)

Cool Beans founders Sarah O’Connor and Isolde Johnson

We have encountered a lot of surprises since we started Cool Beans and there are two in particular that spring to mind. While both are different in(...)

Dragons’ Den star Peter Casey will share his business insights at AIB Start-up Night in Donegal this evening.

Dragons’ Den star Peter Casey and Austin Duignan, managing director of Donegal Rapeseed Oil, will share their business insights at the Start-up Nig(...)

Niall McGarry, CEO and founder of Maximum Media, the company that started the websites and, returned to Start-up Night Limerick for a second year.

The AIB Start-up Night in Limerick, held on Wednesday, July 8th, brought together aspiring entrepreneurs, the wider start-up community and some well-k(...)

From Left to right: Emer O’Daly, Aoibh O’Daly, Kate O’Daly of Love & Robots. Photo: Ailbhe O’Donnell.  Photograph: Ailbhe O’Donnell.

Have you dreamed of quitting the 9 to 5 in favour of becoming your own boss? The reality might be slightly more challenging than the fantasy (for exam(...)

GetHealth co-founder Liam Ryan thinks success and failure need to be redefined. Photo: Dave Meehan

“Ireland has a weird way of defining what failure is,” says Liam Ryan, an entrepreneur who has founded two companies and is now a sales executive at B(...)

Bernie Kinsella of Worldbox will pitch her shipping company to the  audience at Start-up Night Limerick this Wednesday.

Limerick is an attractive base for tech firms, according to an entrepreneur based in the city. Shane McAllister is the founder of MobaNode, a tech com(...)

Seamas Mac Cathmhaoil (left), who co-founded the Ri Na Mara brand of seaweed skincare products with his wife, Deirdre (right), and Feelsright founder Tara Dalrymple (centre), pictured at   AIB Start-up Night in Galway.

Putting both your brand and yourself out there was the theme at the AIB Start-up Night in Galway this week. Speaker Seamas Mac Cathmhaoil, who co-fou(...)

Seamas MacCathmhaoil from Ri Na Mara speaking at the Start Up Academy evening in Galway on Wednesday June 17th. Photo: Reg Gordon

Seamas Mac Cathmhaoil of Ri Na Mara cosmetics is in the process of filling a “fairly huge” order that will bring the Le Mara skincare range back to 11(...)