President Michael D Higgins addressing the Parliament of Western Australia in Perth earlier this month. Enterprise Ireland and the IDA are using his state visit to promote Irish exports and inward investment into Ireland.  Photograph: Richard Wainwright/EPA

Some 14 Irish companies are expected to announce deals in Australia over the course of President Michael D Higgins’s state visit, which is currently u(...)

Tie-up was agreed in Melbourne and signed in the presence of President Michael D Higgins on Friday

Dublin technology company Cubic has landed a deal with Australian telecoms giant Telstra worth up to €20 million over the next four years bringing mob(...)

The fourth formal day of engagements for President Michael D Higgins’ State visit to Australia was dominated by business and economics.

Australia’s political leaders have told President Michael D Higgins that they see the United Kingdom’s chances of creating new post-Brexit trade agree(...)

Portwest has been growing at a rate of 30 per cent a year and sells in 110 countries. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Westport-based safety clothing and protective equipment maker Portwest has splashed out almost €10 million buying another Australia company to ex(...)

President Higgins said he was absolutely delighted to hear about the result during his State visit to Australia.

President Michael D Higgins praised the Republic of Ireland soccer team for the spirit they showed in beating Wales 1-0 in Cardiff on Monday night and(...)

Linked Finance chief executive Niall Dorrian and Murphy’s Ice Cream co-founder Sean Murphy who last year raised €75,000 via the P2P platform

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lender Linked Finance, which is seeking to become the biggest non-bank lender to SMEs in Ireland, has raised €2 million in equity f(...)

Voxpro co-founder Linda Green-Kiely onstage with Gillian Keating, a partner in  Ronan Daly Jermyn, at Dogpatch Labs. Photograph: Charlie Taylor

“It is hard to part with your baby,” admits entrepreneur Linda Green-Kiely, discussing the sale of the hugely successful Cork-based business process o(...)

 Liam Kavanagh, MD, The Irish Times presenting the overall Irish Times Innovation award to John Browne and Dr James Kennedy from Kastus at the Irish Times Innovation Awards 2017 which took place at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Photograph:  Conor McCabe

Irish firm Kastus, which has developed a pioneering antimicrobial coating which kills 99.99 per cent of harmful bacteria and superbugs such as E.Coli (...)

An extension of the Mill Enterprise Hub in Drogheda.

Some 600 jobs could be created if the area surrounding Dundalk and Drogheda if the area is recognised as a cluster for e-payments companies, says a lo(...)

John Clohessy and Rob Laffan of TippyTalk

Rob Laffan is father to a seven-year-old girl named Sadie who has autism and is non-verbal. It was this that inspired the creation of TippyTalk, a fam(...)