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 The Intel facility in Leixlip, Co Kildare. Intel announced its decision to locate its European HQ in Ireland at a former 146-hectare stud farm in Leixlip in 1989 with the first chip manufactured there in 1993. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Intel’s investment in Ireland is about to top $22 billion (€18.6 billion). That is an impressive feat and even more so when you consider the fact we v(...)

Ziva Eger, chief executive of Israel’s Foreign Investment and Industrial Co-operation Authority: ‘Israel is different to Ireland. We don’t feel that competition so much. Ireland has the market [the European Union] but it does not have the technology level that we have.’

As IDA Ireland this week announced another record year of job wins for the State, its chief executive Martin Shanahan acknowledged that stiffer compet(...)

IDA Ireland’s chief executive Martin Shanahan has joined the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. Photograph:   Dara Mac Donaill

IDA Ireland’s chief executive, Martin Shanahan, has joined the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School for a five-year appointment as an adjunct (...)

Pictured at the inaugural Energia Family Business Awards at the Mansion House Dublin were, from left, Wendy Whelan and Fern Allen of Ballymaloe House, who accepted the award for Small Family Business of the Year from Tom Proctor of Sysnet Global Solutions. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Ballymaloe House, Dawn Meats, Sysnet, P&G Cards and Flahavan’s were among the winners at the inaugural Energia Family Business Awards held in Dubl(...)

Andrew McDowell: said it was an honour and a privilege to join the EIB’s management committee.

The Taoiseach’s former economic adviser Andrew McDowell has taken up his new role as vice-president with the European Investment Bank (EIB). Mr McD(...)

Ireland’s 30-somethings have happily opted for higher density apartment living and the ‘European’ lifestyles this generates. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Future housing is not just about bricks and mortar, it provides the fabric of our urban and rural communities.When research predicting today’s housing(...)

Students from Rathfarnham Educate Together National School at the launch of Science Week 2007 in City Hall

Want to meet an astronaut or design a satellite? Or maybe you would like to see mathematics turned into a fun subject that anyone can understand. (...)

Mechanical engineering student Michael Harrinton displays his Fast Scan System designed for EMC at the 29th Cork Mechanical, Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering Exhibition in the Nexus Hall, Cork Institute of Technology

The first engineers invented the wheel. Today, they continue to bring scientific ideas to life, inventing and maintaining the varied products and tool(...)

Bungie’s sci-fi epic “Destiny”: Irish firm Havok’s software is used in the game

Vast arenas, countless characters, immersive music and some adherence to the laws of physics are the vital components of a modern AAA gaming title. Tr(...)

Prof Michael O’Neill: ‘Big data and data science are just the latest buzz words for what is really analytics . . . or statistics.’

What do the World Cup winning German football team, the hugely successful Irish international boxing team, US government measures to deal with epidemi(...)

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