Michael Healy-Rea: report said he hid ‘behind the veneer of a friendly/simple country yokel’ but was ‘unbeatable electorally’. It claimed he had a ‘vicious temper . . . he is not like his more collegial father in that regard.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae has accused Fine Gael of “looking down their nose” at him after party strategy documents accused him of hiding beh(...)

Thomas Pringle: said the east region could not continue to sustain the migration rate into it, which was happening because of the absence of jobs in the rest of the country

More than 50 per cent of the 90,000 jobs created in the past three years were outside Dublin and the mideast areas, Minister for Enterprise and Innov(...)

Left: co-founder of The Gravity Centre Cian O’Cuilleanain with Fred Schmidt, director of international affairs at Capital Factory, Austin.

The Texas-based incubator and accelerator Capital Factory signed a memorandum of understanding with Irishman Cian O’Cuilleanain to assist in his plan(...)

IDT911 specialises in helping businesses and customers defend against data breaches and identity theft.

Identity theft and data risk management firm IDT911 is to create 60 jobs in Galway over the next five years as it establishes its European base the(...)

Martin Shanahan: said Malwarebytes will be joining an established group of security software companies based in the Cork area. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes is to establish its European and Middle East area headquarters in Cork, with plans to create 50 new jobs over three y(...)

 Ericsson’s facility  in Clonskeagh, where  it was announced that 71 jobs are to be lost.

Swedish telecoms equipment company Ericsson has confirmed plans to cut 71 jobs at its facility in Clonskeagh, Dublin.The company, which employs about (...)

Malwarebytes provides software designed to protect consumers and businesses against advanced threats that escape detection by other antivirus solutions. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes is to create 50 jobs in Cork over the next three years as it establishes its European, Middle East and Africa headqu(...)

Saoirse Ronan: There are a dozen Irish music acts, 17 Enterprise Ireland-backed companies and a number of start-ups, at SXSW but Irish representation in comedy and film is low.  Photograph:  Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

The Irish delegation to Austin’s annual SXSW event just keeps getting bigger. Enterprise Ireland, the IDA, Invest Northern Ireland, Culture Ireland(...)

Al Gore addresses the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas

Former Vice President Al Gore opened proceedings at the SXSW Interactive event in Austin yesterday by calling on SXSW to channel its tech and online a(...)

Westport-based Carraig Donn is to create 30 jobs while LexisNexis is to take on 70 staff in Dublin

Risk management firm LexisNexis and Irish-owned retail chain and knitwear manufacturer Carraig Donn have announced 100 jobs for Dublin and Westport(...)