Iseult Ward and Aoibheann O’Brien of FoodCloud: “My priority is to do something I’m passionate about and that I feel is having a positive impact.” Photograph: Naoise Culhane

A quote from the 16th-century philosopher Michel De Montaigne is the maxim by which Iseult Ward lives. “‘There were many terrible things in my life, a(...)

FoodCloud cofounders Iseult Ward and Aoibheann O’Brien at their new  FoodCloud Hub in Tallaght. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Impact Journalism Day (June 24th, 2017) focuses on solutions-based journalism. Fifty leading media organisations, including The Irish Times, are shari(...)

Vytenis Andriukaitis, European commissioner for health and food safety,  at the EU Citizens’ Dialogue on Health and Food Safety at  Dublin Castle, on Monday. Photograph: Maxwell’s

A decision on where to relocate the European Medicines Agency from London as a consequence of Brexit needs to be made as soon as possible, according t(...)

All eyes will be on Applegreen when its full year results come out on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Monday Results: Avid Technologies, Aryzta (H1). Indicators: Irish construction PMI (Feb) Tuesday Results: Applegreen, Prudential, SIG, Trinit(...)

Patrick and John Collison: co-founders of online payments firm Stripe

Stripe co-founders John and Patrick Collison have been included in Forbes’s prestigious “30 under 30 Europe” list of leading innovators, entrepreneurs(...)

Former Irish rugby international Ronan O’Gara will speak at the Bord Gáis Energy leadership conference at the Aviva Stadium on Thursday.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Debt has been a defining issue in Ireland for the past seven years, and this week it will be the main focus of a conference taking place in Dublin. T(...)

When you sit down to dinner today, will you wonder about the environmental cost of that plate of food? What is the carbon footprint of your carbona(...)

Post-BSE in 1996 and foot and mouth in 2001 the practice of feeding waste food to animals was outlawed.

We waste an awful lot of food. Why is that? While our lives become ever more streamlined and technologically efficient, we bin tonnes of food and the (...)