The TruTrade  platform is now being used in Uganda and Kenya, most recently to open up a direct European market for avocado farmers.

A cashless trading platform developed and operated by an Irish organisation is giving African farmers substantially better prices for their crops whil(...)

Terrafugia started out  with a vision  of transportation with practical flying cars

Have we just moved a step closer to a flying Volvo? That is the tantalising possibility brought about by the announcement that Chinese car making gian(...)

 The silhouette of a scientist against a visualisation of gravitational waves. Photograph: Julian Stratenschulte/EPA

Three US scientists whose search for elusive ripples in space-time led to the first detection of gravitational waves have been awarded the Nobel Prize(...)

Trinity College Dublin has been ranked at 81st place in the world university rankings for arts and humanities subjects. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Trinity College Dublin has climbed several places in the world university rankings in arts and humanities subjects. Trinity was the only Irish unive(...)

Turing was a visionary mathematician  who broke the Nazis’ second world war Enigma code

A lost collection of nearly 150 letters from the codebreaker Alan Turing has been uncovered in an old filing cabinet at the University of Manchester. (...)

HubSpot’s accounts show it employed 214 people in Ireland last year, up from 135 in 2015.

The Irish subsidiary of US marketing software firm HubSpot saw losses rise by 94 per cent last year despite turnover jumping to €42.7 million Latest (...)

Trinity College Library: TCD welcomed its higher ranking which placed it in the top 1% of universities worldwide. Photograph: The Irish Times

Ireland’s top universities are climbing back up international rankings following a decade of cutbacks which meant many of them tumbled down influentia(...)

The international school, which will cater for up to 800 students, will be based in a €20 million office block formerly used by Microsoft close to the Leopardstown racecourse. Photograph: Carl O’Brien

A private school set to open in south Dublin next year is in talks with a range of multinational firms over setting aside places for children of execu(...)

One estimate suggests that by 2019, the global market for child-development toys will reach $39.5 billion. Photograph: iStock

Amid the garish, noisy gadgets, apps and electronic games designed and marketed to infants, tweens and teenagers, London-based Filippo Yacob spotted a(...)

University College Dublin: UCD ranked in the top 100 for 13 subjects while Trinity College Dublin saw its share of top-100 places decrease from 16 to two. Photograph: Eric Luke

Four Irish universities have taken top-100 positions for at least one subject in the latest world university rankings. The leading performance for an(...)

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