In supporting the case for facilitating home work on a long-term basis, the IAE cites CSO figures indicating the toll commuting has taken on the country in the past. Photograph: iStock

If home working is adopted “in whole or in part as a permanent lifestyle”, the benefits in wellbeing; improved air quality and reduced carbon footprin(...)

Facebook’s new Data Centre in Clonee Co Meath. Dozens of centres have opened in recent years, bringing the total to 54, with a combined power capacity of 642MW. Another 10 centres are under construction

Inside Digital Realty’s Dublin data centre, racks of shiny black servers throb and whirr as unseen fans cool machines that steadily process unending d(...)

If employees come into work to use the company software and data in the cloud whilst sitting in their office, then why do they need to come into work? File photograph: The Irish Times

When I was a software chief executive, my mentor strongly coached me to “invest in ideas, not materials”. He asserted that creativity and invention, i(...)

2019 Parsons Medal recipient Michael McLaughlin (centre) showing a wafer of integrated circuits to Lord Rosse of Birr Castle (left) and Prof Jim Brown, president of the Irish Academy of Engineering.

2019 Parsons Medal recipient Michael McLaughlin – founder, president and chief technical officer of Decawave Ltd – was recognised at a ceremony in Bir(...)

An  Irish Academy of Engineering report claims  substantial reliance on natural gas in the Irish energy system is unavoidable for at least 22 years.

Natural gas is not the solution for Ireland’s energy needs and also raises security-of-supply issues, according to a report published on Monday. Any (...)

Illustration: Fuchsia MacAree

Capital Ideas is a series of 10 proposals on ways to improve Dublin city’s infrastructure, economy, services and the daily life of its citizens. Read (...)

The Research Institute in Secure Hardware and Embedded Systems at Queen’s University is one of four linked cybersecurity institutes in the UK.

Prof Maire O’Neill is a Queen’s University, Belfast cybersecurity expert who knows that even something as innocent as a toy doll can be corrupted by (...)

 A gas ring on a domestic stove powered by natural gas. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

The Irish Academy of Engineering is not a body given to over-reaction or wild predictions. In fact, the organisation behaves much like the professiona(...)

A well production test at the Corrib field, 80km off Co Mayo.  “Gas production from Corrib has already started to decline, and by 2025 will supply less than 20%  of Ireland’s demand.”

Ireland needs to build a terminal for importing liquid natural gas (LNG) among other measures to guarantee future energy security, a new report warns.(...)

Tim Brick, who has died suddenly aged 70, was the engineer responsible for completing the Dublin Port Tunnel, taking thousands of large truck journeys(...)

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