Ancient architecture in Palmyra, Syria. Photograph: Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times

Archaeologists have launched a hi-tech initiative to combat the destruction of ancient sites in the Middle East by Islamic State. Scientists at Oxford(...)

Huawei’s “Seeds for the Future” programme will teach students Katie Rock, Alan Flynn and Helen Fletcher many aspects of the IT firm’s business

Ireland’s ambassador to China Paul Kavanagh hosted a reception last week for 42 students from Britain and Ireland taking part in the “Seeds for the Fu(...)

The IFSC in Dublin: its promoters have always sought to leverage on Ireland’s proximity to London to win business; a Brexit could damage that

It may be just a twinkle in a Eurosceptic’s eye, but a so-called Brexit, which would see the UK leave the European Union, is nonetheless causing incre(...)

 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(...)

A plasterer at work. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Just over half the minimum number of new homes needed to meet demand in Dublin city and county last year were built, according to new figures from th(...)

Amneal Pharmaceuticals is to create up to 300 jobs in Tipperary following its acquisition of the former Johnson & Johnson plant (pictured) in Cashel.

US-headquartered generic drug manufacturer Amneal Pharmaceuticals is to create up to 300 jobs in Tipperary following its acquisition of the former Joh(...)

IDA Ireland is supporting the expansion in Ballybrit, Co Galway

The US-headquartered market intelligence firm Industrial Info Resources (IIR) is to create 50 jobs over a five-year period following the opening of it(...)

The lack of housing supply in the capital, which pushed prices up, cannot be rectified overnight. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

It’s happened. The Irish property recovery has lost momentum following new lending restrictions from the Central Bank. Dublin property prices are on (...)

Property developer Johnny Ronan: acquired four vacant office blocks and surrounding land in Ballsbridge, Dublin, for €67.5 million. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish property developer Johnny Ronan is understood to be planning a €200 million redevelopment of a site in Ballsbridge adjoining AIB’s head offic(...)

 Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton and Pramerica managing director Caroline Faulkner pictured with a model of the proposed facility  earlier this week

Plans to create 330 new jobs in Co Donegal may be delayed after it emerged that a number of objections have been lodged against the building of a new (...)