Irish Naval vessel LÉ Niamh with the NUIG sensors attached at the bow to measure ocean surface information. Photograph: Brian Ward

The Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Niamh is not only rescuing refugees in the Mediterranean. It is also gathering information for a marine research pr(...)

The conference featured some 250 business entrepreneurs, along with former competition winner Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin.

The number of women involved in high-potential start-ups has more than doubled in the last three years, the head of Enterprise Ireland has stated. In(...)

Dervilla O’Brien and Aislinn Enright launched HealthBridge Technology in February this year.
New innovators: CliniBridge

With 14 years’ experience as a nurse practitioner in mental health, Aislinn Enright saw at first-hand how treatment regimes can fail those with mental(...)

Stan Massueras (left) and Charles Alix from start-up YapMe  picutred in their new premises upstairs in Music Maker, Exchequer Street, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

For a certain demographic, documenting key moments in life is a necessity. And while technology and social media is both user-friendly and fast-evolvi(...)

Brian Purcell, who asked to be moved from the position of secretary general in the Department of Justice in July 2014. Photograph: Frank Miller

None of the applicants for the vacant role of secretary general of the Department of Justice qualified for a second interview, it has emerged. Ther(...)

Effective Software raised funding from AIB’s Start Up Accelerator Fund through ACT Venture Capital, with some participation from the Boole and Bloom investment syndicates and existing investors.

Irish technology company Effective Software is planning to expand following a successful funding round in which it raised €1 million. The company, whi(...)

Rob Laffan, a student at Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT), is the winner of the 2015 Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineer of the Year Awards for his Tippy Talk platform

A revolutionary new device which utilises automation technology to assist people with disabilities such as autism communicate verbally has earned Lime(...)

Fianna Fáil Cllr Damien Ryan described the Irish Pride factory closure as a “major blow” to the local economy of Ballinrobe.

Some 60 workers at the Irish Pride factory in Ballinrobe, Co Mayo - one of Ireland’s largest bakers - are set to lose their jobs after it was announce(...)

 The financial district of Pudong in Shanghai: officials from the city travelled to Ireland as part of China’s Senior Officials Training Programme. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

The current crackdown on extravagance and corruption has made overseas travel for government officials in China a lot more difficult than it used to b(...)

Stephen Kelly: “Our studio’s focus is on creating entertainment brands across multiple media platforms, such as mobile games, online videos and TV.”

Studio Powwow is a games and animation studio set up in late 2012 by Stephen Kelly, Eoghan Dalton and Richard Glynn in response to the changing viewin(...)