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Keiran Rabbitt and Karim Ainsworth of Cube Digital: “There are some big global brands – Grab and Uber – that have already come in in the last six months, and some smaller Myanmar digital developers are cutting their teeth. But there’s no one grabbing the mass market with something that’s relevant and localised,” says Rabbitt

When Kieran Rabbitt stepped off a plane and into the heavy Yangon heat four years ago, little did he think he’d still be in Myanmar today, at the cutt(...)

 The Project Ireland 2040 plan was “largely silent on digital infrastructure” for the northwest, Galway Chamber of Commerce said.

Ireland’s northwest region is at risk of being “marooned on the edge of the Atlantic” if there is not sufficient investment in connectivity, a leading(...)

It is understood the Government fears Ireland’s planning process could discourage  multinational companies from investing here for fear they will be caught up in complex and costly litigation. Photograph:  Getty Images

There is little evidence of local residents making vexatious court challenges to major infrastructure projects in the hope of a pay-off from developer(...)

Street soccer in Trenchtown, Kingston, Jamaica. Photograph: Phil Clarke Hill/Getty Images

“Can I go again?” I asked the chap holding the rope over the waterfall. His face cracked into an infectious smile. “Yeah, mon. If it’s nice, do it tw(...)

The site of the Apple data centre in Athenry. Gerry Keane’s can see the site from his doorstep but can’t access high speed broadband.

When Gerry Keane stands at his front door in Moyveela, four miles from Athenry, he can see the site Apple has long fought to get planning permission o(...)

Colm Keaveney:  he was  a somewhat nervous speaker in the Dáil

In the spring of 2016, Colm Keaveney’s options were running out.The Galway East TD lost his seat in the February 2016 general election, and was out of(...)

“Monty Python’s Life of Brian”. Seriously, who can look at Dáil politics without thinking of the People’s Front of Judea and the Judean People’s Front?

Ah, Christmas. The season of goodwill, merriment and watching movies while draped across the couch, simmering in the fruits of your seasonal excess. D(...)

Pat Kearney: “The land in Athenry will be gone and we will base all of our activities in Loughgeorge,” said the Galway chairman.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

GAA officials in Galway are confident that they will be able to deal in the long-term with an estimated €2 million loss on an abandoned plan to build(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: “Our success in this area will be a mark of our success as a caring, compassionate country.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“It’s housing, stupid” seems to be the new political mantra of the day. In an article published in the Sunday Independent, Minister for Finance Pascha(...)

Afterwards, the passengers in the taxi were angry with  Barry Hynes because he had not hit the taxi hard and had only nudged the car.

A 27-year-old man reared-ended a taxi on purpose so that passengers in the taxi could make a false insurance claim for personal injuries. Barry Hynes(...)

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