Glanbia managing director Siobhán Talbot, IAG chief executive Willie Walsh and Ardagh Group chairman Paul Coulson at the launch of Boston College’s Ireland Business Council. Photograph: Bryan Brophy

One advantage of being a nation of emigrants is that Ireland has a ready-made, extensive business diaspora, a network in every developed nation on Ea(...)

The Oriel Wind Farm scheme, located 22km off the Co Louth coast,    will have the potential to generate up to 330 megawatts (MW), enough to power 250,000 homes. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The development of Ireland’s first major offshore wind farm has moved a step closer with the announcement that Oriel Wind, the energy group backed by (...)

Mannin beach between near Ballyconneely in Connemara Co Galway. Several US colleges have based their ‘study abroad’  modules in the wider area as a partnership with the Connemara Wes, community development organisation. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

When Prof Deborah Wickering comes across the name “Tully” back in Michigan’s Grand Rapids, her heart skips a little beat and she thinks of Connemara. (...)

Dublin-based accounting firm BDO has commenced discussions with several Irish-listed companies to gauge their interest in investing in its proposed new €100 million fund. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Dublin-based accounting firm BDO has commenced discussions with several Irish-listed companies to gauge their interest in investing in its proposed ne(...)

The first phase of the new “technology enterprise campus” will cost €250m, and the university hopes to complete it in the next five years.

Trinity College Dublin is planning to build a technology-focused campus at Grand Canal Dock as part of €1 billion plans to develop the area as an “inn(...)

Ventura Design’s new showroom in Deansgrange  features an entire wall of upholstered headboards

Headboard heaven Interior designer Arlene McIntyre, of Ventura Design, has opened new showrooms in Deansgrange, Dublin, where different room sets sh(...)

 “Just yesterday we saw an orchestrated attack on a lot of our Irish enterprise customers from a piece of Russian malware.” Photograph: iStockphoto

Big name companies in Ireland are being successfully hacked by criminals between two and seven times a week, according to a Cork-based security expert(...)

Shareholders funds at Glen Electric Ltd at the year-end amounted to £321.5m, an increase of £25.6m on 2015

Revenues and profits declined last year at a Northern Ireland-registered subsidiary of the heating products manufacturer Glen Dimplex, according to ac(...)

Francis Brennan, The Park Hotel, Kenmare: ‘There are no losers in this deal.’ File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Glen Dimplex boss Fergal Naughton has acquired a “substantial minority holding” in Kenmare’s Park Hotel. Hotelier Francis Brennan, who had owned the (...)

Ludgate Digital Hub has awarded Digedu, which provides online courses to teach digital skills, a grant of €45,000 from its Seed Capital Fund of €450,000.

A leading entrepreneur involved in Ireland’s first rural digital hub has welcomed the decision by a new Irish IT company to move its operations from D(...)