IDA CEO Martin Shanahan: a speaker at the Silicon Valley Global Tech Summit. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

With the wearables market expected to be worth $20 billion by 2017, and connected home devices expected to reach $13 billion, the Internet of Things o(...)

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

Gaia Dempsey, managing director of DAQRI International, speaking to students at a Smart Futures talk

Managed by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) in partnership with Engineers Ireland, the Smart Futures programme is aimed at promoting science, technolo(...)

The chairman of a specially-appointed local government review group in Cork has said there is “almost universal” agreement among stakeholders to create a Metropolitan Cork with a population of around 250,000

The chairman of a specially-appointed local government review group in Cork has said there is “almost universal” agreement among stakeholders to cr(...)

The take-up of industrial space in the first quarter of 2015 was the highest Q1 figure recorded since 2008

Take-up of industrial space in the first quarter of 2015 was more than 107,000sq m (1.152 million sq ft), a 72,000sq m (775,000sq ft) increase on the (...)

President and CEO of eBay John Donahoe  at PayPal’s Dublin office today.

Tech giant eBay has become the latest multinational to back a Yes vote in the upcoming referendum on marriage equality. Speaking at the company’s offi(...)

David Quinn of the Iona Institute said the call by the IDA chief executive for a Yes vote in the marriage referendum was ‘completely unacceptable’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The IDA has stepped “far outside its proper remit” in calling for a Yes vote in the forthcoming referendum on marriage, Christian group Iona Institute(...)

   Microsoft are expected to release further details about its augmented reality headset HoloLens at its Build conference in San Francisco. Photograph: EPA/Microsoft

Augmented reality is “a game-changer, literally”, according to foreign direct investment agency IDA Ireland. Microsoft and Google are among the many w(...)

The announcement of up to 70 jobs losses at Elanco in the Finisklin Industrial Estate in Sligo has been described as a devastating blow by local business leaders and politicians. Image: Google Maps.

The announcement of up to 70 jobs losses at Elanco in Sligo has been described as a devastating blow by local business leaders and politicians.The glo(...)

Bausch & Lomb’s facility in Waterdord. The company is to create 125 new jobs.

Less than a year after it was on the verge of closing its Waterford manufacturing base and shedding 1,100 employees, contact lens giant Bausch & L(...)