1) A “Virtual Dementia Tour” will be brought to five locations this month as part of Carers Week 2019. The free tour is aimed at providing visitors wi(...)

Dr Ruth Freeman says challenge based funding ‘very much focuses on the end user application’

Six teams of researchers are competing for the €1 million Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Future Innovator Prize, a new challenge-based programme for(...)

Loans of up to €1.5m are available under the special Government  scheme at a maximum interest rate of 4%. Photograph: Getty Images

Less than a tenth of the money set aside for a special State loan scheme to help businesses prepare for Brexit has been sanctioned, sparking concerns (...)

An impression of Salesforce Tower located   to the immediate left of the Central Bank’s Docklands headquarters

US multinational tech company Salesforce has engaged in a major lobbying effort for a controversial plan to add extra storeys to its new Docklands hea(...)

At OpenSky’s offices, Naas (l-r): William Flanagan, commercial and technology director; Pat Breen, Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business; and Michael Cronin, MD OpenSky

Technology company OpenSky is to add 80 jobs following a €2.5 million investment in expanding the company. OpenSky, which offers process automated s(...)

Prof Helen Whelton believes Ireland’s hospitals need to be scaled up. File photograph: Alan Betson

Prof Helen Whelton believes in the power of research to improve people’s lives and boost the economy. So much so, in fact, that she argues research in(...)

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys said up to 300 freight, brokerage and cargo agents and clerks will be permitted work permits in the context of Brexit. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Rules on employment permits for non-European workers will be relaxed in an effort boost labour supply in the construction sector and ensure there are (...)

Under the new system, eligible spouses and de facto partners will be granted immigration permission with an automatic right to work.

A new streamlining system will make it easier for the non-EEA partners and spouses of critical skills employment permit holders to apply for work in I(...)

AI art: created with ArtEngine

What turns a company from an also-ran to a real game changer? As chief executive of Artomatix, Joe Blake leads an Irish start-up which uses artificial(...)

Charissa Jaganath, originally from South Africa, and now living in the Docklands, Dublin. Photograph: Laura Hutton/ The Irish Times

When Charissa Jaganath arrived in Dublin in June 2018 she hoped to find a job quickly. Leaving behind her position as head of the corporate responsibi(...)

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