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Attendees at the Women Funding Women event in Dublin last week, which was organised by the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network.

Women continue to face more obstacles than men in choosing to work in the tech sector, one of Ireland’s leading venture capitalists has said. Jayne B(...)

When Nortel failed, its defined benefit pension plan had more than 40,000 members but had been running a deficit of more than £2 billion.  Photograph: Reuters

Former Nortel workers in the North who were members of the failed telecom group’s UK pension plan are to get a share of an estimated £500 million (€57(...)

In a Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) survey a third of respondents said the single biggest barrier to more effective decision making is co-ordination problems caused by organisational silos and bureaucracy. Photograph: Jamie Grill/Iconica/Getty

Improving decision-making in business will be the focus of a series of half-day seminars starting in Galway this Wednesday. The seminars, organised by(...)

Barry O’Sullivan with students Jenna Howe and Donal Ryan at an event to publicise Science Foundation Ireland’s Smart Futures programme

Dragon’s Den star and Smart Futures ambassador Barry O’Sullivan’s stellar career in the technology sector came about almost by chance. The man who he(...)

 The Department of Communications Energy and Natural Resources in Dublin lost €1.8 million, according to the audit. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Equipment for a cross-border high-speed broadband project was bought for €1.3 million using public funds when the true value was €30,000, Northern Ire(...)

Enda Kenny: travelled to Galway for a number of engagements

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed the creation of 90 new jobs in the technology sector in Galway. Mr Kenny, who travelled to Galway yesterday for a (...)

President Barack Obama with his Game Golf aid at Vineyard Golf Club. Photograph: AP Photo/Steven Senne

Game Golf’s evolution from a wall of post- it notes in Galway to a device President Obama wears on his belt has taken John McGuire on an extraordinary(...)

 Oliver Daniels,  CEO, Insight Centre for Data Analytics.  Photograph: Aengus McMahon
No limit for data centre

Science Foundation Ireland’s €75 million data analytics research centre has the potential to become a global brand and the Google of Big Data, accord(...)

Google’s offices on Barrow Street in Dublin:  Irish multinational subsidiaries and technology start-ups live in parallel universes. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There was a technology industry here before the current explosion of start-ups. Apple, DEC, Intel, Nortel and others set up subsidiaries that employed(...)