Skillnet network manager Annette Coburn, and RebelCon  co-founder Damien Daly. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Cork is to play host to a two-day tech event that will see speakers from the tech industry address topics from software engineering and big data to cu(...)

Poppulo founder and chief executive Andrew O’Shaughnessy with Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys at the company’s offices

Cork-headquartered software company Poppulo plans to create 125 jobs in Ireland to support its expansion overseas. The company, which earlier this ye(...)

‘It’s easy to do autonomous cars in California or Arizona, where the roads are big, the lane markings are clear, and you have great weather,’ says Cormican

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Valeo, the French vehicle technology supplier, are building up a major hub in the west of Ireland for autonomous vehicle r(...)

The idea for the new cluster arose following a cybersecurity forum held in Cork by CIT last year

Plans to position the Republic as a leading location for cybersecurity expertise have received a significant boost with IDA Ireland agreeing to fund a(...)

Johnson Controls the world’s largest producer of automotive batteries

Johnson Controls International is drawing interest from private equity firms KKR & Company and Apollo Global Management for its power solutions bu(...)

The World Economic Forum Davos take place this week from Tuesday to Friday. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Monday Results: Netflix. Indicators: Irish wholesale prices (Dec). Tuesday Results: EasyJet, Johnson & Johnson, Mattel, Procter & Gamble. (...)

Taking a hike? Speculation is rife that House speaker Paul Ryan is preparing to step down from the post. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo /EPA

Even by the usual standards of Donald Trump’s presidency, it was a busy week in Washington as the political world prepared for next week’s Christmas r(...)

Corporate tax cut: Speaker Paul Ryan (right) looks on as Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks in Washington after the US House of Representatives passed a sweeping tax-code rewrite. Photograph: Al Drago/New York Times

It may be the first step in a legislative process that has some way to go, but Thursday’s vote by the US House of Representatives in favour of a tax o(...)

Bank of Ireland at College Green, Dublin. The bank’s shares  shed 1.44%  to end the day at €6.99

European shares fell on Monday as US and South Korean military manoeuvres left investors nervous about continuing geopolitical tensions. However, deal(...)

The €14.9 million acquisition of Cork-based Tyco by Johnson Controls was the largest deal of 2016

M&A activity in Ireland rose by 3 per cent last year but the value of deals slumped, new figures show. A total of 129 mergers and acquisitions oc(...)

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