Consumer spending declined by  36 per cent  in April. Photograph: iStock

Irish consumer confidence has fallen to an eight-year low as the consumer economy collapsed amid the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a (...)

Andreas Hoepner: “Some businesses will have to bring a temporary end to activities. For others it may be a final end.”

Covid-19 is almost certainly the biggest operational risk global business has ever experienced, according to Andreas Hoepner, professor of operational(...)

‘One company has started all its virtual meetings by having participants click on images of Patrick from SpongeBob SquarePants to indicate how they’re feeling’

One of the most difficult aspects of the coronavirus crisis to deal with is the disruption of the basic human ritual of grieving. Rituals provide stru(...)

Stephen Boyle of the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. ‘We live in a complex world with lots of distractions and lots of stress,’ he says. ‘Stress begets stress and it gets harder and harder to deal with.’

Managers often find their plans and aspirations are derailed by the day-to-day pressures, obstacles, and distractions that come with their jobs. This (...)

On view this weekend: 90 Eugene Street, in Dublin 8, and 38 Carysfort Avenue, in Blackrock, Co Dublin

Two small but beautifully refurbished homes, one in the city and one in Blackrock, Co Dublin are among scores of homes on open view this weekend as th(...)

(From left) President Patrick Hillery with Lindsay Armstrong of the New Irish Chamber Orchestra,  as well as Garech Browne and his wife Purna, at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, in May 1982. Photograph: Peter Thursfield/The Irish Times

Lindsay Armstrong’s new book, The Manager’s Tale: New Irish Chamber Orchestra 1970-1980, gives one man’s view of a remarkable achievement in Irish mus(...)

Trinity College was ranked in 46th place for its European MBA (EMBA) and 66th in the Masters in Management (MiM) rankings

Trinity College Dublin is the highest new entrant on the Financial Times’ European business schools ranking for the year. This marks the first time T(...)

The Irish Times managing director Liam Kavanagh presenting the award for Overall Innovation of the year to Atlantic Therapeutics’ Brendan McCormack, Danny Forde, Dr Ruth Maher, Christina Walsh and Richard Allen. Photo: Conor McCabe

Bravery and ambition were the overriding trait of the finalists at the 10th Irish Times Innovation Awards. Host David McWilliams was joined by serial (...)

Danny Forde of Atlantic Therapeutics, overall winner of this year’s Irish Times Innovation of the year award

Galway-based medtech company Atlantic Therapeutics has won the Irish Times Innovation of the Year award 2019 for developing a non-invasive, long-lasti(...)

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 (...)

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