A view of cliffs on Inis Meáin, one of the Aran Islands. Photograph: Getty Images

Inis Meáin’s primary school has been saved from imminent closure but it has taken the intervention of an insurance company to secure the necessary fun(...)

Konrad Feldman, co-founder and chief executive of Quantcast, at their Dublin office where they employ 75 people. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

“Building a start-up is an endless set of challenges, but part of the attraction is that it’s not straightforward,” Quantcast co-founder and chief exe(...)

Lu Wei: China’s minister of cyberspace affairs administration: Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Wang Zhihong (31), who works for an American medical equipment company in Beijing, finds the best way to keep up to speed about his company’s products(...)

Twitter’s Hong Kong office will seek out mainland companies which want to advertise overseas. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Twitter, which has its Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Dublin, is opening an office in Hong Kong to try to attract mainland Chine(...)

Yahoo announced in February that it would shift all of its European user services to the Dublin company from April 1st. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Yahoo! EMEA, the Dublin company into which the internet giant is consolidating its European operations, more than doubled its revenues last year but (...)

Michael Dell gives the keynote address to kick off Dell World 2014 at the Austin Convention Center in Texas. photograph: gary miller/getty

The only thing less anticipated by this reporter than heavy downpours in Austin, Texas, was Simon Le Bon’s lively attempts at convincing the 5,000-str(...)

Michael Dell, founder and CEO of Dell Inc. The tech giant is moving from exclusively hardware  to include cloud products.  Photograph: Damon Winter/The New York Times

Dell’s decision to go private has led to its new position as the world’s fastest-growing integrated technology company, according to CEO and founder M(...)

Marius Smyth, AdRoll’s Managing Director of EMEA, said: “We’ve been growing at break-neck speed. We had hoped to have 100 by the end of this year but we are already there.

Online advertising platform Adroll has hired Dublin-born Silicon Valley veteran Patrick Mee as its new vice president of engineering.The company, whic(...)

Looking on at the web summit. Technology firm Nitro, which announced plans to set up a Dublin office at last year’s web summit, has said it plans to also open a multimillion data centre in Ireland and accelerate its hiring plans here.

Tom LyonsTechnology firm Nitro, which announced plans to set up a Dublin office at last year’s web summit, has said it plans to also open a multimilli(...)

Daily deals site Groupon is to create up to 100 more highly-skilled jobs in Dublin over the next two years, the company confirmed on Wednesday. (...)