An artist’s impression of the proposed Project Waterfront scheme as seen from the South Quays in Dublin

The purchase by foreign investment companies of entire apartment blocks attracts mixed reviews. On one hand, these agencies are blamed for locking wou(...)

Airbnb said earlier this week it made $1 billion (€904,000) in revenue in the second quarter of this year. Photograph: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg

Airbnb said on Thursday that it planned to go public in 2020, becoming one of the last of a generation of prominent technology startups to aim for the(...)

The announcement came as the company announced the official opening of its new EMEA headquarters in Dublin.

Nitro, a technology company that designs software to create, edit and secure PDFs and other digital documents, is to double its headcount in Dublin wi(...)

Eva-Marie Costello is originally from Galway, but now lives in San Francisco, where she works in an education technology startup

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Eva-Marie Costello, who(...)

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The e-cigarette was supposed to be the future of tobacco - an innovation marketed as “reduced risk” that could offer a growth story to an industry who(...)

Erin McGathy: “Moving here is the thing I’m proudest of in my life.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Erin McGathy came to Ireland in 2015, she kept a video diary of her time in the country. She recently revisited these short snippets of her life,(...)

People leave flowers at a makeshift memorial for shooting victims at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart, in El Paso, Texas, on August 6th. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a resolution this week declaring the National Rifle Association (NRA) a domestic terro(...)

Spectators are tended to after a lightning strike on the East Lake Golf Club course left several injured during the Tour Championship, in Atlanta, Georgia, US. Photograph: AP Photo/John Amis

A 19-year-old Co Tyrone student was one of six golf fans who were injured in lightning strikes at East Lake Golf Club in the US on Saturday during the(...)

The Alphabet unit, which began life a decade ago as Google’s self-driving car project, said it hoped the release would fuel research into self-driving technologies by adding to the body of data that could be drawn upon

In a bid to shorten the lengthy process of teaching cars to drive themselves, Waymo announced on Wednesday that it would make “the largest fully self-(...)

Tom McGrath, owner of the Black Sheep pub, on a run in New York on August 3rd this year. Photograph: Monique Jaques/The New York Times

The Black Sheep pub in Midtown was crowded as usual on a recent Friday night, but there was a sense of urgency in the air. Regulars periodically put d(...)

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