Irish Times journalist Mark Hilliard: won technology reporter of the year award at the UCD Smurfit School Business Journalist Awards 2015

Irish Times journalist Mark Hilliard has been named technology reporter of the year at the Business journalism awards. He won for a feature(...)

Marketer of the Year for 2015 Tom Keogh:  a ‘farmeter’

Tom Keogh of Keogh’s has been named Marketer of the Year for 2015. The announcement was made at an industry awards lunch in Dublin yesterday. In takin(...)

Consumer is contributing to economic growth, and lifting consumer sentiment. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

A surge in spending on houses, cars and household goods coupled with growing employment has seen consumer sentiment hit levels not seen since the heig(...)

A survey carried out by Viking in Ireland found half of employees said up to 30 minutes of every team meeting were wasted. A UK survey found office workers believed more than a third of all meetings they attended were pointless.

Are meetings a necessary evil or a huge waste of time? When you’re caught up in them day after day it can easily feel like the latter. In theory, the(...)

Smurfit executive development director Helen Brophy: “There is an increased recognition of the need to invest in people”

The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has doubled the number of participants going through its executive development and education progr(...)

An airbnb floating house in London: the tech start-up is considered a unicorn as it has reached a €1 billion or more valuation. Photograph: Mikael Buck/airbnb/PA Wire

Silicon Valley has experienced a sharp increase in the number of unicorn sightings in recent months. Not since the late 1990s have so many claimed to (...)

Barry Cryan, Pat Walsh, Conal O’Neill and Anthony Killeen from PanelDuct: the Co Mayo engineering firm  won the overall Innovation of the Year award at The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards 2015. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

A couple of US visitors broke away from their guided tour of Belfast’s historic City Hall on Friday night, abandoning talk of the past for a snapshot (...)

Prof Don Bredin: “Aviation finance is very, very different. First up, it is an extremely capital intensive industry. Aircraft are very expensive assets.”

Ireland has been associated with pioneering developments in aviation almost since the very beginning of manned flight. This is reflected in some very (...)

UCD Smurfit School staff Dr Virginia Stewart, Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh,  Dr Virpi Turkulainen, Dr Julie Byrne, Dr Roisin Vize and Dr Jury Gualandris. Picture Jason Clarke Photography.

Trinity College has appointed a chief operating officer. Geraldine Ruane, who filled the role on an interim basis since the start of 2014, has been co(...)

Former chief executive of Unilever Niall FitzGerald said the business school needs to refine its policy for the next five to 10 years. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

UCD could be facing a substantial reduction in its income over coming years as its school of business considers cutting the multimillion annual divide(...)