Jump in: College terms pass quickly so engage fully on day-one. Pictured: the Search and Rescue training pool at the National Maritime College of Ireland, a constituent college of CIT

Plan for the full year Once the waiting game is over and students know where they stand regarding courses, they face the first day of college life. I(...)

Engineers Ireland Level 7 winners were: (from left) Sligo IT’s Ruairí McGee, Niall McHale, Gary Lyons and Anthony Mannion. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

The Engineers Ireland Innovative Student of the Year Award for 2014 has gone to a project offering a solution to the transportation of critical medica(...)

From left: Dr Eoin Syron, technical director, Wayne Byrne, managing director and Prof Eoin Casey, OxyMem chairman

A UCD spin-out founded just last year is in line for a hat-trick of major innovation and industry awards in 2014 alone. Oxymem began this remarkable r(...)

Dr Cathal Wilson and Prof Tony Robinson: Herchel machine was named after the man who discovered infrared radiation
New innovators: Ceramicx

A west Cork-based company has created a new state of the art device aimed at major industries as diverse as the aviation, automotive and plastics sect(...)

Pat Phelan: “Internet commerce is a really unfair business on the merchant because no one else takes any risk. So it’s all down to one guy and what happens is he’s told to go ahead and later he’s told, sorry that was fraud.”

Most of us have been a victim of credit card fraud at this stage. And most of us have not suffered any great loss as a result, with the card compan(...)

Young Irish artist Will Sliney,  who has been chosen by US giant Marvel Comics as their main artist on such as titles as Spider-Man, Avengers and X-Men, has been chosen as Cork Person of the Month for July. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

A young Irish artist who has been chosen by US giant Marvel Comics as their main artist on such as titles as Spider-Man, Avengers and X-Men has been c(...)

Bob Savage: “The real value I think will be in the big data side of things, in terms of how you can really transform all the the data you have lying around and put it to good use.” Photograph: Naoise Culhane

When it comes to executives in EMC, Ireland’s star performer is Bob Savage. The vice-president and managing director of EMC Ireland’s centre of excell(...)

The ProDural syringe has an inflating diaphragm at its tip designed to collapse when the needle is in place to aid a physician when administering an epidural

Whether you are placing a grommet in an eardrum or positioning an epidural needle in the back, it is in everyone’s interest to get to the point(...)

Cork CoderDojo member Emily Ray teaches San Francisco students how to code as part of a five-day trip developing technology links between the sister cities

Thought and voice-powered technology will replace smartphones and computers over the next decade, according to the co-founder of the company be(...)

“The fact that we are working with all these industry partners allows the scientists here to stay much more connected with the commercial marketplace”

Far-sighted investment over many years has established Ireland as a world leader in photonics. This may sound like a fairly obscure area but it(...)