CeBaS director Prof Andy Prothero: Businesses are doing a lot of positive things in their approach to society and we want to support them in that

Yesterday marked the launch of a brand new and very different type of research centre at UCD College of Business. The UCD Centre for Business and Soci(...)

Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh has “a wealth of leadership experience”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh has been appointed as the 13th president of NUI Galway and will take over the helm next January following the ending of (...)

“You can forget about reading for pleasure or watching TV because there is no down time.” Photograph: iStock

For two years, Michelle Mary McEvoy got on a plane to Dublin every Friday at the end of a long week’s work as a paediatric consultant at Great Ormond (...)

Prof Brian Fynes, Associate Dean International; Dr Orna O’Brien, CDL Director; Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister of State for Higher Education, and Prof Ciarán Ó Hógartaigh, Dean of UCD College of Business

Earlier this month, 43 final-year students from the UCD Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) degree programme gathered in the Atrium of the UCD Quinn Bu(...)

Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, dean of the UCD College of Business, said that the ranking underlined the school’s commitment to maintaining and increasing standards. Photograph: Eric Luke

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School’s masters in finance has been ranked 36th in the world and 31st in Europe in a survey published on Monday(...)

File image of ASTI teachers on strike. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

During the recent economic crisis Ireland managed to sail a steady course through very turbulent waters. In the public service, wages were reduced, pa(...)

James Callaghan:  after the strike-riddled winter of discontent of 1978-1979, the UK public vented its anger at the polls and Mr Callaghan’s Labour government lost office in the 1980 general election.

If mollifying disaffected public sector workers was “plan A” is there a plan B? Pleas by Ministers to call off industrial action will continue, but Mi(...)

‘Rank-and-file discontent in the Garda is no doubt being fuelled by pay claims and settlements in recent and ongoing disputes in the transport sector.’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The possibility of industrial action in An Garda Síochána breaks new ground in Garda industrial relations and presents a new challenge to Government p(...)

‘At least a further 15% of UK exports to Ireland are really exports from the rest of the world.’ Photograph: EPA

There is a widespread belief that Brexit is bad for Ireland. Headlines appear highlighting billions of losses. These headlines are well-intentioned (...)

Marius Claudy: “Businesses assume a new product has an advantage over others in the market. But consumers value what they have more than what they could potentially have.”

It is often said that success has many parents but that failure is an orphan. Nowhere is this more true than the often cut-throat world of modern busi(...)