Tánaiste Leo Varadkar: ‘All businesses, large or small, need to assess their supply chains and take the necessary steps to mitigate against [Brexit-related] disruption.’ Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

1. Can you describe some of the adverse impacts on supply chains which Irish firms have had to contend with as a result of Covid-19? The onset of the(...)

Jason Leonard: ‘All along the way we have been working with our suppliers to assess what impact Brexit will have on them and to see what steps they are taking.’

Ballybay, Co Monaghan-based Leonard Engineering is a fourth-generation structural steel company with roots dating to 1901. It employs 75 people direct(...)

Pedestrians wear face masks on Dublin’s O’Connell Street. File photo. Photograph: Alan Betson

The majority of face masks on sale to protect against the spread of coronavirus do not comply with regulations, Ireland’s official standards body is w(...)

The hackathon will bring together teams from different disciplines to consider ways to build and maintain a reliable food supply chain. File photograph: Getty

A virtual hackathon to explore how blockchain technology could be used to address global food supply issues is to be held early next month. Sponsored(...)

Caroline Boyle, owner of Salamanca Restaurant, Dublin. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

“This is the strangest maternity leave ever,” says Caroline Boyle, owner of Salamanca, a tapas restaurant in the heart of Dublin city centre, within s(...)

Racing driver Hunter Abbott with AlcoSense personal use breathalyser. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Every household in Ireland should be given a single-use breathalyser because of the implications of tighter drink-driving legislation now in force in (...)

Attendees at the “Blockchain for Finance” conference in Dublin

The Republic’s attempt to build its credentials as a key player in blockchain has received a boost with news that an international body working to dev(...)

Students starting college for the first time this September have been warned of the dangers which may be found in their new homes. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Students starting college for the first time this September have been warned of the dangers which may be found in their new homes, and are urged to ma(...)

Tara Devon and her two children Ryan (6) and Kian (3) at their home in Ashbourne in January 2017. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

When Tara Devon’s husband Colm was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer he asked his wife to “do whatever it takes” to have the pyrite in their home in As(...)

Detail of cracking caused by pyrite in a house in Finglas. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Owners of properties affected by pyrite are concerned that a new system for classifying the problem could make it more difficult for them to secure fi(...)

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