Mark Redmond, chief executive of the  American Chamber, says 700 US companies employ 130,000 workers in Ireland. Picture Nick Bradshaw

Fifteen companies and higher education institutions have been shortlisted for the inaugural US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards.The awards are a jo(...)

Hopes of more easy money from top central banks pushed Japan’s Nikkei index past 20,000 points for the first time in 15 years

World equity markets tested record highs as hopes of more easy money from top central banks pushed Japan’s Nikkei index past 20,000 points for the fi(...)

 Eirgrid’s John O’Connor: “East West Interconnector, which brought significant benefits during its first full year in operation.”

State-owned energy firm EirGrid has proposed to pay a dividend of €3 million to the exchequer. EirGrid chairman John O’Connor said 2014 was a successf(...)

Siobhan Talbot, who took over as group managing director from John Moloney in November 2013, took home a pay packet of €1.6 million last year

Food and ingredients group Glanbia paid its four top executives a combined pay packet of €4.22 million last year, 7.65 per cent higher than the €3.92 (...)

With CRH’s acquisition of Holcim-Lafarge assets dependent on a merger, the Irish company’s shares increased 2.9 per cent to €24.98.

European stocks climbed to a record high amid better-than- estimated German industrial output, and oil rebounded from the biggest decline in two mont(...)

Piero Tintori, CEO and founder of TerminalFour. “The US is by far the biggest opportunity for us. There are 4,000 universities in the US”

Irish technology firm TerminalFour has secured an investment of €1 million to expand its operations in the United States.The investment was made by I(...)

Students are expected to converge on UCC this weekend for Student Startup Weekend. The event will see participants pitch their start-up ideas and r(...)

Sean Hayes managing director of MTD Precision Engineering  and Dr Leonard O’Sullivan, senior lecturer  of ergonomics and human factors at the University of Limerick.

Researchers at the University of Limerick have been awarded €250,000 in funding to develop assistive exoskeletons for older adults.The researchers are(...)

IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan said financial services continues to be a high growth sector in Ireland. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

International Financial Data Services (IFDS), a global provider of outsourced administration and technology solutions, is to create 75 jobs in Dublin.(...)

Passenger numbers at Aer Lingus rose last month on the back of an increase in long haul traffic. Photo: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Passenger numbers at Aer Lingus rose last month on the back of an increase in long haul traffic, the airline said on Wednesday.Total passenger traffic(...)