Katherine Zappone TD has already voted to support Enda Kenny as Taoiseach. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fine Gael will this weekend attempt to lock down the support of an additional six to 10 Independent TDs in order to secure Enda Kenny’s re-election a(...)

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny: attended a meeting with Independent Alliance TDs on Friday night. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny last night assured Independent TDs that a minority government led by him would last. He attended a meeting with Independen(...)

Eir said it could  cover 300,000 of the affected properties. That undermined the plan put forward by Minister for Communications Alex White. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Doing business in certain parts of the State is almost impossible, so poor are the lines of communication. That has been the driving force behind an a(...)

Small businesses get 21 per cent sales increase when they move online

Ireland may be home to many of the big internet companies, including global online marketplace Ebay, but many of our domestic small and medium enterp(...)

The total cost of the fibre rollout is estimated by some sources as being between €1 billion and €1.5 billion.

The UK listed private equity giant, 3i, and a division of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway are taking part in the E-Net consortium that is bidding f(...)

Irish broadband operator Imagine has teamed up with Australia’s largest investment bank Macquarie to bid for the Government’s €1.5 billion rural broadband contract. File photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Irish broadband operator Imagine has teamed up with Australia’s largest investment bank Macquarie to bid for the Government’s €1.5 billion rural broad(...)

Eir is targeting 300,000 of the homes originally pencilled in for the National Broadband Plan with a fibre rollout of its own. Photograph:   Maxwells

Eir has responded to a Government statement concerning uncertainty over 300,000 houses that could be removed from a €1.5 billion State-subsidised rura(...)

Outgoing Minister for Communications Alex White. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government’s 2020 deadline for bringing high-speed broadband to rural Ireland may be the first victim of the post-election deadlock. Potential b(...)

CWU organiser Ruairi Creaney said the dispute was about ‘dignity and respect in the workplace’.

Operators in one of the State’s three emergency 999 call centres went on strike at 8am today for a period of 12 hours over pay and trade union recogni(...)

Operators in one of the State’s three emergency 999 call centres are to go on strike for 12 hours on Thursday over pay and trade union recognition. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Operators in one of the State’s three emergency 999 call centres are to go on strike for 12 hours on Thursday over pay and trade union recognition. T(...)