“Michele” just graduated from a digital marketing degree and won a place on a top graduate programme. She was assigned to a group of peer-graduate tra(...)

It is  worth availing of college-based career services, particularly as they have the expertise and contacts that can be crucial in the hunt for employment.

The transition from college to the world of work can be a challenge at the best of times. Finding and availing of the right opportunities, adjusting t(...)

‘Air travel is a small – but growing, and significant – part of international greenhouse gas emissions.’ Image: Getty Images/iStock

Beef is cancelled. Well, on many Virgin flights, anyway. Earlier this year, Richard Branson – whose company is about to charge people $250,000 (€228,(...)

The commission heard  40% of energy-related emissions come from diesel and petrol vehicles and, in spite of Government commitments to move towards electric vehicles, that number would increase. Photograph: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

More and better public transport and an increased use of environmentally friendly manufacturing materials need to happen urgently if Ireland is to hon(...)

Can an MBA lead to early retirement on a tropical island? Photograph: iStock

A wealthy businessman visits a small Pacific island where he notices a fisherman landing his catch. Impressed, he asks him how long it took. The fis(...)

Ireland currently adds 48 cents of excise duty to each litre of diesel purchased compared with 59 cents for petrol.

Increasing the excise duty on diesel to that of petrol would raise more than €500 million for the exchequer while driving down harmful emissions from (...)

Sligo is over 100km from Galway and serves the wider region including Leitrim, north Mayo, north Roscommon, west Cavan and south Donegal. Photograph: iStock

One of the most striking features of the economic geography of the northwest is the lack of a large urban centre. Both Sligo and Letterkenny are rough(...)

Foreign direct investment: multinationals such as Intel look for highly skilled graduates. Photograph: Intel Corporation

When it comes to regional development, particularly the development of smaller towns, there are frequent calls for IDA Ireland to bring jobs to a town(...)

There is no shortage of zoned land in Ireland, but when it comes to the larger urban centres there is a lack of zoned land that has key services such as water and sewerage connections. Photograph: Getty Images

The history of national spatial plans in Ireland is one of failed opportunities – plans that were undermined by local political interests and policy i(...)

Writer warns we must acknowledge the weaknesses and limitations of forecasts if a business hopes to live up to its predicted expectations

The country is seemingly awash with entrepreneurs, men and women opening start-ups. There were 35,000 new business owners in 2016 according to an annu(...)

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