Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot for Apollo 11, on the moon on July 21st,1969. Photograph: Neil Armstrong/Nasa/via Reuters

When Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon on July 21st, 1969, about 600 million people watched the culmination of a frenetic few years at Nasa, racing (...)

A360 degree view of the Intel Myriad 2 chip under test at CERN. Photograph: The European Space Agency

A new artificial intelligence (AI) processing chip developed in Ireland has undergone tests at the world-famous CERN centre in Switzerland to see if i(...)

Ciara Clancy of Beats Medical who has achieved considerable success after taking part in IBYE

The State’s youngest and brightest entrepreneurs employ more than 2,200 people and have combined annual sales of €124 million, according to a new repo(...)

The Irish space industry is growing exponentially, and expanding rapidly to take in a whole range of technologies. Photograph: iStock

Space exploration used to be a two-horse race, the exclusive preserve of two major superpowers, each trying to outdo the other with ever-bigger rocket(...)

Radisens founder and chief executive Jerry O’Brien: “Our platform is deliberately low cost and easy to use”

Irish medtechcompany Radisens Diagnostics is set to raise €25 million in a funding round to bring its innovative diabetes management platform to mark(...)

Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Venture-backed medical firm Radisens Diagnostics has been awarded a €4.5 million grant under the Horizon 2020 programme, as it develops a device tha(...)

Winners in each of the four categories of the Cork company of the year awards were David Owens of SolarWinds (large company winner) with Cork Chamber president Gillian Keating and Vodafone Ireland chief executive Anne O’Leary; Joan Lucey of Vibes & Scribes (retail company of the year); Patrice Fanning of Technically Write IT (emerging category winner), Mark Brosnan of Xanadu Consulting (SME winner) and Cork Chamber chief executive Conor Healy. Photograph: John Sheehan

Cork is competing on a global stage thanks to the pioneering spirit of its people who have helped shape its economic development, Cork Chamber preside(...)

Andrew Murphy, chief executive Slainte Healthcare, announcing new jobs  with Minister for Enterprise Richard Bruton and Minister for Health James Reilly. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Big projects always start with a big idea.The History of the IFSC, a book by Irish Times journalist Fiona Reddan, recounts how Charles Haughey gatecra(...)