Padraig Brosnan, Treasury Delta founder: “The aim was to develop a system that is very easy and user-friendly out front but is supported by a complex and sophisticated platform in the background”

Bank charges can be a big burden on businesses, running into thousands of euro a year. Most companies accept bank charges as a necessary cost, but for(...)

Ollie Brogan, managing director at ESB International: “As a nation, we’re good at understanding other peoples.”

As the ESB’s consulting arm, ESB International (ESBI) prepares to celebrate its 40th birthday with an event today at Dublin Castle, Ollie Brogan, its (...)

Novusmodus said the decision to sale its stake in the company marked the first realisation of the €200 million fund since its inception in 2009

The ESB’s clean technology investment fund, Novusmodus, has sold its stake in the UK specialist agritech energy services provider Lumicity to the comp(...)

The EPA says it carries out “detailed quality checks” on submitted data before reporting to the European Commission. Photograph: Getty Images

The energy, mineral and chemical industry sectors reported the largest quantity of pollutant releases in 2013, figures published by the Environmental (...)

By 2030, futurologist Dr Sohail Inayatullah says half of our meals will come from 3D printing. Photograph: Getty Images 3:00

By 2030 half of all our meals will be produced through 3D printing, most homes will generate their own electricity and mankind will on its first one-w(...)

A Dublin Fire Brigade spokesman said there were gas cylinders at the site of the warehouse in Farran’s Lane and heavy smoke was visible in the area. Photograph: The Irish Times

Firefighters from Swords, Skerries and Balbriggan have brought a fire at a warehouse under control in Rush, Co Dublin tonight. A Dublin Fire Brigade s(...)

The February 1945 edition of ‘The Bell’, Ireland’s main intellectual monthly, carried an essay by one Donat O’Donnell on the Irish Independent. The author was described only as having “recently graduated from Trinity College Dublin”. He was, in fact, the young Conor Cruise O’Brien, writing under a pseudonym.

The February 1945 edition of The Bell, Ireland’s main intellectual monthly, carried an essay by one Donat O’Donnell on the Irish Independent. The auth(...)

The An Bord Pleanála debate over the ESB headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin, continued on Friday. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The ESB headquarters in Georgian Dublin is “categorically” not on the city council’s inventory of late 20th-century buildings considered for preservat(...)

An environmental impact statement (EIS) on the latest ESB plan for Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin,  is the subject of an oral hearing by An Bord Pleanála this week. Photograph courtesy of ESB An environmental impact statement on the latest ESB plan for Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin, is the subject of an oral hearing by An Bord Pleanála this week. Photograph courtesy of ESB

Redevelopment plans for the ESB’s headquarters will increase the possibility of Georgian Dublin being inscribed in the Unesco World Heritage list, whi(...)

A 74-year-old widow has secured a court order which will allow her hang out her clothes at her home. She is also to get a key to a locked gate (...)