Rhianna Pratchett: “When I was a kid I thought fighting robots from the future or killing aliens was just what women did.”

While most children might dream of becoming doctors, lawyers or even fighter pilots, Rhianna Pratchett’s ambitions were always somewhat grander in sca(...)

 Fergus Sheil speaking after picking up the best opera award at this year’s Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards, for The Barber of Seville by Wide Open Opera. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland is to get a new opera company that will present its first productions in 2018. The company will be created through merging two existing opera(...)

The development is located on the corner of Cardiff Lane and Hanover Street East, directly opposite the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.

Irish property group Marlet and M&G Investments have engaged estate agent CBRE to sell a large new office block that they are developing on the si(...)

Energy supplier Vayu predicted on Wednesday that the lack of storage would create greater uncertainty about gas prices during the winter. Photograph: iStock

Irish energy prices could rise this winter following the closure of a key natural gas storage site in Britain, one supplier has warned. UK group Cent(...)

Neueda founder and managing director Brendan Monaghan: “We’ve been growing between 30 and 40 per cent for the last four or five years.”

Belfast-based IT company Neueda is to grow its workforce by 75 per cent over the next 2½ years with the creation of 165 new jobs. The privately-owned(...)

The cast of ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’: ‘The actors can’t act. They keep accidentally breaking the fourth wall or blanking their lines or forgetting that their characters are meant to be dead’

This week sees the Irish debut of a new play at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. It’s called The Murder at Haversham Manor and it is terrible. I saw it a(...)

WiseTek founder and managing director Seán Sheehan. Firm  recorded pretax profits  of €612,959

WiseTek, a Cork-based company that specialises in the recycling and repurposing of used hardware, is targeting further growth in the United States aft(...)

An attendant fills with a car with compressed natural gas (CNG) at a bi-fuel pump station in Salto, Argentina, which  has the fourth highest number of gas refueling stations in the world. Photograph:  Getty Images

As David Bowie might have put it, diesel is now out of bounds to my mother, my dog, and clown. The desperately bad press on the receiving end of which(...)

The electricity and gas supply market generated 83 per cent of all the complaints which required a full investigation by the Commission for Energy Regulation in 2016. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A domestic gas customer being incorrectly charged €2,500 by their provider as a result of a faulty meter was one of the cases investigated by the ener(...)

Survey reveals that 25 per cent of people admit they regularly forget to turn the immersion  off after a bath or shower. Photograph: Istock

Forgetting to turn off the immersion is probably the single greatest sin anyone in an Irish household can commit, however 25 per cent of people admit (...)