Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Ciaran and Michael Crean at the opening of MicksGarage.com headquarters in Park West, Dublin.  Their business began life in a bedroom in 2004. Now it’s an €11 million turnover company employing 48 people. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Ireland may have missed out at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest but the Crean brothers from Mayo have high hopes of coming home winners from this y(...)

The NewsWhip Dublin team, including co-founders Andrew Mullaney (third left) and Paul Quigley (fourth left), pose at the Molly Malone statue in Dublin

NewsWhip, a Dublin- and New York-based company that tracks and analyses content posted on social media, has received investment of more than $1.6 mill(...)

Digit is Ireland’s largest game developer, employing 20 staff at its studio in Dublin. Photograph: Thinkstock

Irish online games developer Digit Game Studios is set to create 40 new jobs at its Dublin base after securing a multi-million euro investment from U(...)

Dr Anne Moore of UCC’s School of Pharmacy

Communication is, arguably, the biggest problem facing science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem). It’s not always easy to grasp the complex(...)

Horizon 2020, the EU’s research budget,  has billions of euro available to support research taking place in our higher education institutions and in private sector companies

Is there anything as annoying as getting those stupid emails where you are promised millions if you send an initial few thousand euro to help free up (...)

John McGuire, founder of Active Mind Technology and creator of Game Golf, pictured at the company’s offices on Geary Street. Photograph: Charlie Taylor

Silicon Valley might seem like an obvious destination for any start-up with big ambitions. But making a go of it there is as difficult as anywhere els(...)

Fast-growing medical devices, pharmaceutical, and computer software sectors are expected to drive most of the growth during the year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Exports from indigenous businesses and multinationals are expected to exceed €207 billion this year, compared with €190 billion last year, based on(...)

Guest speaker at the 2015 Student Summit Patrick Hamilton Walsh (left) with Greg O’Donoghue, vice president for welfare at the Union of Students in Ireland. Mr Hamilton Walsh spent several years travelling the world while documenting his trip with a mobile phone. That adventure eventually led him to Sweden where he has been helping develop the image-sharing platform PicHit

It’s wise to say it quietly but one positive outcome of the recession is a growing shift in mindset amongst the country’s nascent generation of profes(...)

Richard Bruton: said the Government was sitting down with stakeholders to see how the potential of the regions could be best developed

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton rejected a claim that the Government was neglecting rural Ireland in heated Dáil exchanges with Fianna Fáil TD Barry(...)

A new €5 million research centre which will see industry and academia collaborate on specific health projects was officially launched today.The Applie(...)