Dr Johnny Ryan,  executive director of The Innovation Academy at UCD and AIB Start-up Academy lecturer.

The AIB Start-up Academy starts today with Dr Johnny Ryan, executive director of The Innovation Academy at UCD, kicking off proceedings. He wil(...)

Ambisense founder Prof Dermot Diamond, chief technology officer Fiachra Collins and chief executive Stephen McNulty

Ambisense is a Dublin City University spin-out company focused on developing next generation sensor technologies. In particular, the company is using (...)

Ann Marie Maxwell: “I support the creation of classroom materials, creating and updating the programme website and communicating with the participants”

Ann Marie Maxwell is programme manager of executive programmes at the MIT Sloan School of Management in Boston. She moved to the United States in 2000(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, in response to Mr MacLochlainn’s question over the Western Development Commission, said “we are in a new space in which they all must apply under the Public Appointments Service”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Appointments to the Western Development Commission (WDC) will be handled in future by the Public Appointments Service (PAS), the Department of the Env(...)

More than half of firms in Dublin are likely to invest in IT infrastructure in the coming year

Nearly one-third of SMEs intend to invest in IT infrastructure over the next 12 months, with this figure rising to 56 per cent in the case of firms w(...)

LogoGrab chief executive Luca Boschin and chief technical officer Alessandro Prest: making instant brand image recognition possible

There are already too many digital marketing companies out there providing online brand presence analytics. But how many can boast the ability to meas(...)

Trevor Winckworth of In Hand Guides: ‘People can use our guides anywhere – indoors or out – without any hitch in service.’

Cork-based company In Hand Guides produces low-cost audio guides primarily for the tourism sector. The company has already sold more than 500,000 uni(...)

AIB Group HQ – “Minister for Finance Michael Noonan says the objective is to have a “stable banking system” and he intends to do this by maximising the cash price for AIB rather than optimising its value by getting some of the upside profits and retaining a measure of control over a vital utility.” – Photograph: Alan Betson

‘Ireland’s low corporate tax rate is the cornerstone of our enterprise policy.” This is the cry of virtually all politicians, especially recently as t(...)

Teleshopping:  Enterprise Ireland says sales from its annual Showcase Sale of Irish Products on the US television shopping channel AVC in 2014 were 18 per cent ahead of forecasts

Don’t knock teleshopping – okay, do, but not if you’re an exporter. Enterprise Ireland says sales from its annual Showcase Sale of Irish Products on t(...)

The Leo Burdock fish and chip shop in Christchurch, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

Fish and chip shop chain Leo Burdock has raised €50,000 in funding through the Irish peer-to-peer lending service LinkedFinance, the most successful l(...)