Research shows firms which got RD&I support from Enterprise Ireland have 2.21 times the turnover, 2.59 times the exports and more than twice the number of full-time employees.

The Enterprise Ireland Innovation Vouchers and Innovation Partnership programmes have proven highly successful in promoting links between business and(...)

Professor David FitzPatrick, dean of engineering at UCD, is set to become the first president of Technological University Dublin. Photograph: myUCD.ie

A senior UCD academic has been appointed president of the Technological University Dublin. The new institution - due to be formally established in Ja(...)

Catering students Andrew Kelly, Lisa Wilson and Róisín Boyle at Killybegs School of Tourism. Photograph: Joe Boland/North West Newspix

For TV chef, food author and hotelier Brian McDermott, being a chef is more exciting now than ever before. Despite this, however, there is a serious s(...)

Leanne Fielding

What/where did you study and when did you graduate? I graduated from Letterkenny Institute of Technology during October 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts(...)

K2 summiteer Jason Black from Letterkenny, Co Donegal, with a plaque he took to the K2 base camp in memory of the first Irishman on the K2 summit: Ger McDonnell of Kilcornan, Co Limerick.

When Jason Black became only the second Irish man to survive an ascent of K2, the world’s second highest mountain, he had already witnessed one collea(...)

Paddy Nixon, vice-chancellor of Ulster University. Photograph: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University

There has been a drop off in students selecting the Derry campus of Ulster University as their first preference for third-level studies, and a decline(...)

Third-level courses, programmes and research activities will have a key role to play as the food industry faces up to the challenge of Brexit. Photograph: iStock

The Irish food industry is well-served by a first-class range of education and training courses available through the higher and further education sec(...)

Of the approximately 700 US companies operating in Ireland, 69 per cent have formal CSR programmes. Photograph: iStock
Giving something back to society

A report prepared last year for the American Chamber of Commerce by a research from Notre Dame College revealed the extent and impact of corporate soc(...)

Prof Liam Maguire, executive dean of the faculty of computing and  engineering at  Ulster University, and Peter Devine,  head of business development at the faculty of computing and engineering. Photograph: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University

Northern Ireland’s first dedicated data analytics institute was launched by Ulster University last month. Carl (cognitive analytics research lab) is(...)

Dr Coy’s 12 solid chocolate eggs

Guilt-free(ish) eggs An egg a day keeps the doctor away . . . unless your egg of choice this Easter is from Dr Coy’s Health Foods. The family-run bus(...)

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