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Gary and Paul O’Donovan with their coach Dominic Casey. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The honours keep coming for Irish rowing. Fisa, the world governing body, has chosen Dominic Casey as one of the six finalists for 2016 Coach of the (...)

 Science Week appeal,  from left: Dr Ruth Freeman, Director of Strategy and Communications for Science Foundation Ireland; An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny; Evelyn Cusack, RTÉ weather presenter; Barry O’Sullivan, chief executive of Altocloud and RTÉ Dragon, along with Science Foundation Ireland are calling on businesses, communities and professionals to take part in Science Week 2016 from November 13th-20th. Photograph: Naoise Culhane
The science of everyday things

Just about anything you were ever curious about or want to know more about will be covered by Science Week 2016 which kicks off on Sunday. Everything (...)

Siro delivers broadband through fibre optic cables which run alongside existing electricity connections  to buildings. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

ESB-Vodafone joint venture Siro claims to have leapfrogged Eir as Ireland’s largest “fibre-to-the-home” broadband provider. The company said 36,500 p(...)

Olympic silver medallists Paul and Gary O’Donovan: “We are delighted to help kick off the Christmas season in Cork city.”  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Olympic heroes Gary and Paul O’Donovan have been recruited by Cork City Council to help get the festive celebrations off to a glittering start when th(...)

Olympic lightweight double skulls silver medallists Paul and Gary O’Donovan. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

They have moved from the Rio bubble back to civilian life. But Skibbereen has never left Gary and Paul O’Donovan. They were guests in Boston recently (...)

The eStreet website provides a digital platform for traders in a certain area to advertise their products online

A new retail initiative being launched today will enable traders in rural towns to sell their goods together on a single website. The eStreet website(...)

The Civil Defence has to date invested around €80,000 in drone technology with nine drones deployed in the main eight civil defence emergency areas. Photograph: Barry Roche

They may have first come to public attention through their use by the CIA in Pakistan and Afghanistan but drones are now being hailed as a major resou(...)

View of Tintern Abbey, Co Wexford, by Dublin Liberties-born artist George Barret (1732-1784) is guiding €8,000-€10,000

Auction results Tuesday (August 30th) Adams Blackrock Auctioneers, 38 Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin. Among the furniture, Lot 294, an early 19t(...)

Shaun Murphy of KPMG cites the high-speed digital resources available at centres such as Ludgate Hub in Skibbereen in west Cork and the PorterShed in Galway as examples of digital infrastructure having a positive impact on the economy and local communities. Photograph: Andy Brown/Hemera/Getty

Ireland is one of the world’s most globalised countries and one of the most prosperous. Last year almost 60,000 people moved here and, for the first (...)

Dundalk-based Digiweb will launch  fibre broadband packages for residential and business customers on Siro’s network

Siro, the commercial broadband venture between ESB Networks and Vodafone, has signed up telecoms firm Digiweb as a retail partner. Dundalk-based Digi(...)

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