Annie Madden

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For the 11th year running, there are more girls (56 per cent) than boys competing in the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Photograph:  Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

There are strong indications that more female students are embracing chemistry, physics and maths; subjects traditionally dominated by male students. (...)

FenuHealth co-founders Annie Madden and Kate Madden set up a successful equine health company built on work done as  students taking part in the Young Scientist competition.

Are entrepreneurs natural-born business people who somehow know how to handle office politics, coax funders out of the bushes, deal with finance and b(...)

Equinome co-founder Prof Emmeline Hillleads the research-and-development team in Plusvital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ireland has been attempting to nurture innovation and entrepreneurship, with mixed success to date. There have been several major breakthroughs over t(...)

Judging ‘The Irish Times’ Innovation Awards 2017 were, front row from left: Bebhinn Behan, KPMG; Eric Donald, Teagasc; Dr Marion Boland, Science Foundation Ireland; Michael McAleer, The Irish Times. Back row from left: Dr Ciaran Heavey, University College Dublin; Gearóid Mooney, Enterprise Ireland; and Robert Love, AbbVie.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The shortlist for this year’s Irish Times Innovation Awards has been announced. The 21 highly impressive finalists across seven categories include a c(...)

Judging The Irish Times Innovation Awards 2017 were, front row from left: Bebhinn Behan, KPMG; Eric Donald, Teagasc, Dr Marion Boland, Science Foundation Ireland; Michael McAleer, The Irish Times. Back from left, Dr Ciaran Heavey, UCD; Gearóid Mooney, Enterprise Ireland; and Robert Love, AbbVie. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Teenage innovators behind an equine product reaching global markets and winning acclaim from famous racehorse trainers, and a device to easily control(...)

Kate Madden of  Loreto College on St Stephen’s Green, explains her project Will Eating a Mars Bar Increase the Average Speed of a Galloping Pony?  to President Michael D Higgins back in 2013. Photograph: Eric Luke

Two young entrepreneurs made a big impression on the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall when they met in Áras An Uachtaráin on Wednesday. Sister(...)

Prince Charles, President Michael D Higgins, his wife Sabina and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, in the gardens at Áras an Uachtaráin, Dublin. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Britain doesn’t want to fall out with Ireland over Brexit. To this end a special delivery arrived in Áras an Uachtaráin from across the water. There(...)