Norah Casey: ’I often say Ireland Inc should have an ad on pregnancy sticks abroad, because as soon as someone has a baby, they want to come home to raise their kids in the local area where they grew up.’

Around 300 “key influencers” from the Irish diaspora will gather at Dublin Castle today for the fourth Global Irish Economic Forum. Ahead of a discus(...)

Founder of Collins McNicholas Colman Collins (left) with the three new owners Antoinette O’Flaherty, Michelle Murphy and Niall Murray  who have announced an MBO of the recruitment company.

Irish recruitment firm Collins McNicholas has been sold for an undisclosed sum in a management buy-out (MBO) that sees the firm being taken over by th(...)

Huawei has been operating in the Irish market since May 2004

Mobile telecoms equipment maker Huawei has opened a new research and development centre in Dublin that is expected to create 50 jobs by 2016. The mov(...)

Apple is to expand its plant in Cork in a move that could lead to the creation of up to 1,000 extra jobs

The news that Apple is to expand its plant Cork in a move that could lead to the creation of an additional 1,000 jobs, has been warmly welcomed. Taois(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Indeed employees at the announcement that the company is to create 300 new jobs. Picture Jason Clarke

Recruitment website Indeed is to more than double the size of its workforce in Ireland with the creation of 300 new jobs in Dublin over the next two y(...)

Patrick Scully, Managing Director Yahoo. It recorded a rise in revenues to €320 million as a result of the restructuring, up from €98 million.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Revenues at Yahoo’s main unit in Ireland more than trebled last year after it rerouted its European business through this country, but the company s(...)

Thomas Reid of Hedsor House, Leixlip, Co Kildare: said his grandfather bought the house and farm in the early 1900s and that he had never considered selling the land. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Co Kildare farmer, who yesterday won his legal battle with the IDA over the attempted compulsory purchase of his farm, has said he is hopeful that h(...)

Barry O’Sullivan: Eyre Square is being transformed with the recent addition of a new Startlab Galway incubator and the “PorterShed” which is currently being fitted out

A year ago this week, I wrote an opinion piece for The Irish Times titled “Galway now challenging Dublin as a software start-up location”. I argued(...)

Thomas Reid of Hedsor House, Leixlip, Co Kildare, outside the Four Courts on Thursday  after judgment was handed down  in his Supreme Court appeal against an earlier  High Court ruling. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Supreme Court ruling in favour of a farmer whose home and lands the Industrial Development Authority wanted to acquire by way of a compulsory purcha(...)

Belated invitation ... Paddy Cosgrave opening the Web Summit 2015 at the RDS in Dublin.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

One Friday recently, a friend was pleased to open an email invitation to an official dinner. He was less pleased when he noticed the date. It was for (...)