OVVO founder Sean Phillips (left) and Brendan Phillips, chief executive. The company has its sights set on supplying the big names in global furniture retailing such as Ikea, Home Depot and B&Q.

If the budding relationship between furniture giant Ikea and Irish design and engineering start-up OVVO gets serious, you will never again need to hun(...)

Garda Brendan Phillips outside  Dublin District Cout where he pleaded guilty to three deception charges and two counts of attempted deception at AIB bank machines in Dublin. Photograph:  Collins.

A disgraced garda and former GAA star has been fined €2,000 for defrauding a bank out of €450 in an ATM scam. Garda Brendan Phillips (35), an ex-Sligo(...)