FoodCloud co-founders Iseult Ward and Aoibheann O’Brien.  Photograph: Naoise Culhane

For social entrepreneurs ChangeX, technology isn’t just an enabler of communication and a tool for business; it’s about making the world a better plac(...)

Anna Rafferty Lynam and Alex Shackleton, co-founders of Bélú, 'a kind of a mix between meal and less/reduce in Irish!'

Every year Irish households throw away an average of €700 in food waste. In volume terms that’s about one million tonnes. These figures come from Dubl(...)

Sean O’Sullivan: “I am very grateful to be recognised and it is a wonderful honour.”

Irish-American tech veteran and former Dragons' Den star Seán O’Sullivan is to be honoured at this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, which ta(...)

James Marshall, supply chain manager at Nestlé Ireland and Aoibheann O’Brien, chief executive of FoodCloud. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

FoodCloud has signed a deal with Nestlé that sees the company not only providing it with surplus food to redistribute, but also paying the social ente(...)

Aoibheann O’Brien and Iseult Ward, co-founders of foodcloud. The firm win a place on the prestigious Blackbox Connect accelerator programme in Silicon Valley. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Two Irish start-ups have beaten hundreds of companies from around the world to win a place on the prestigious Blackbox Connect accelerator programme i(...)

As the overall winner, Harry Hughes will now go on to represent Ireland at the World Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in Monte Carlo next June. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Harry Hughes, chief executive of the Co Mayo-based safety wear company Portwest, has scooped this year’s overall EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. T(...)

FoodCloud co-founders Iseult Ward and Aoibheann O’Brien. The company expects  to redistribute 4,000 tonnes of food across Ireland this year

FoodCloud, a not-for-profit social enterprise that has developed software that helps businesses redistribute surplus food to charities, is to expand (...)

FoodCloud founders Iseult Ward and Aiobheann O’Brien

FoodCloud, the Irish not-for-profit social enterprise that has developed a platform that helps businesses redistribute surplus food to charities, has (...)

Alexandros Theodoridis, one of the founders of food-distribution group Boroume. Photograph: Giorgos Oikonomopoulos/Ta Nea

In the midst of the Greek economic crisis in 2011, a group of friends saved 12 cheese pies left over at a bakery in west Athens. They brought them to (...)

From Left: Annalisa O’Carroll head of Impact; Elizabeth Waters of the Virtual Community College; Tony Griffin of  Soar; Karen Leigh of special needs charity Sensational Kids; CEO of DCC Tommy Breen; Aoibheann O’Brien and Iseult Ward of FoodCloud, at the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards. Photograph: Fergal Phillips.

Nine social entrepreneurs were awarded €600,000 at the 10th annual Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards in Dublin last night. SEI presented three Impac(...)

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