Feargal O’Rourke, managing partner of PwC Ireland, at the Above & Beyond Awards last night following the announcement of his re-election. Photograph: Maxwell Photography.ie

Feargal O’Rourke has been re-elected as managing partner of accountancy firm PwC Ireland by its members for another four years. A partner of PwC sinc(...)

A study carried out by Italian researchers found that participants were willing to sell data for a median minimum price of €2

It has been a watershed year for internet users: the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook scandal highlighted the extent to which tech giants are harvesti(...)

 Lorcan O’Connor,  an accountant, is currently head of the Insolvency Service of Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Tackling a €780 million pension shortfall and managing extensive properties are among the challenges facing incoming CIÉ chief executive Lorcan O’Con(...)

Amy Joyce from Clonmel, Co Tipperary, and Cillian Murphy, from Dundrum, Dublin, have both won a national competition for traineeships at the European Space Agency (ESA).

Two Irish graduates have spoken of their elation and disbelief at winning a “life-changing” opportunity to make their mark among some of Europe’s fore(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Innovation Heather Humphreys unveiled the 27 projects to share funding. Photograph: Ulien Behal Photography

A scheme to help communities generate their own electricity, new treatments for sepsis, and advanced 3D printing of medical implants are just some of (...)

Anti-Brexit demonstrators protest outside  the Houses of Parliament in London yesterday. Neither Brussels nor Dublin will offer any concessions ahead of the Brexit vote to help British prime minister Theresa May win it. Photograph:  Ben Stansall/Getty Images

During the second day of debate on Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Wednesday, the SNP’s Joanna Cherry compared Scotland’s voice in the negotiations with (...)

Shane Power Canavan: “There are good opportunities for advancement and different roles I could pursue in the industry.”

While today’s feeder school lists are an indication of the number of post-primary students who go on to shird-level, they do not include the numbers o(...)

Martin Kelleher working on Kelleher’s Christmas Tree Farm, Brannockstown, Naas, Co. Kildare. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Christmas tree farmer, Martin Kelleher says the part of growing Christmas trees he enjoys most is selling them to the public. From December 1st to 23r(...)

“Most scientists and historians would agree that Einstein’s quest was driven by scientific curiosity.” Photograph:  Getty Images)
Is science influenced by politics?

“Science is always political,” asserted a young delegate at an international conference on the history of physics earlier this month. It was a very en(...)

Finance Ireland chief executive Billy Kane at the company’s base on Pembroke Road, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan James Brophy

Billy Kane knew time was up in August 2008 for his lending business that allowed seniors to release equity in their homes when a Wall Street bank that(...)

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