Cliodhna Murray (left),   and Rachel Ryan, with Dr Noel Murray, Head of Department Tourism and Hospitality, at the Food Product Development Showcase at Cork Institute of Technology

Fruit gums, made from scratch with clever combinations of fresh fruit and vegetables that need very little added sugar, has been chosen as the most in(...)

An ice sculpture was among the items included in the €13,000 spend to mark the retirement of the former president of Cork Institute of Technology. Image: iStock.

The Department of Education was not aware that €13,000 of public money was spent on classical musicians, drapes and an ice sculpture of a dolphin to m(...)

 Audi of America executive vice-president and chief operating officer Cian O’Brien: “The advantages of learning the business in a small market is that you have a much wider breath of knowledge across all aspects of the operation.” Photograph: Audi USA

Cian O’Brien left his job as director of Seat Ireland in 2014 to become head of sales operations at Audi UK, the brand’s fourth largest market after (...)

Marc Ó Riain outside his Kinsale home with his Ecuadorian balsa surfboard, a favourite item. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Dr Marc Ó Riain is the former president of the Institute of Designers in Ireland 2015-2016 and an internationally award-winning designer of building i(...)

AventaMed co-founder John Vaughan, chairman Jack Cashman, co-founder and CEO Olive O’Driscoll and Bruce Clibborn of HBAN Boole Investment Syndicate. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

AventaMed, a Cork-based medtech firm focused on simplifying surgical procedures, has secured a €1.8 million investment to enable the company to attain(...)

Waterford has a well-established life-sciences cluster. Photograph: iStock
Southern charms

With property prices and wages in Dublin spiralling ever upwards, more companies are beginning to see the merits of having an office outside the capit(...)

An uprooted tree lies in a road as storm Ophelia hits Cork on Monday. Photograph: Kieron O’Connor/Reuters

Crews from local authorities and public utilities across the southeast have been working since last night on clearing roads and making their areas saf(...)

Carlow Institute of Technology  mechanical engineering students  built their own single-seated Formula One style race car

Carlow Institute of Technology When is open day? Carlow Campus: November 16th Wexford Campus: November 17th Life on campus Just 10 minutes’ wal(...)

The employment rate of new graduates in the last couple of years has been rising steadily. Photograph: Getty Images

Your final year has begun, but you may already be thinking ahead to what you want to be doing after you graduate. You may have noticed that the gradu(...)

Ruth Connelly of third class Ballintemple National School at the Discovery Science Festival in Cork City Hall. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Whether it’s a solar eclipse, Cassini’s stunning images of Saturn and its moons or humans floating around in the International Space Station, space ha(...)

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