Amy Shovlin; Mia Conlon; Caroline Fahey; Sarah Clarke and Alicia Mason from Holy Child School in Killiney who will be attending the 2020 I WISH Showcase. Photograph: Julian Behal

Many secondary school girls face an “information and confidence gap” over so-called Stem subjects such as science, technology, engineering and maths, (...)

Weronika Niemierzycka, Melody McGuirk and Anthea Ring from Rockford Manor Blackrock, Co Dublin at the STEM launch at Accenture The Dock, Dublin. Photograph: Jason Clarke.

Girls in secondary school and their teachers still do not know enough about science and technology subjects and the careers that might be open to them(...)

CIX chief executive Jerry Sweeney.

Cork-based data centre Cix has doubled its size and increased bandwidth by 500 per cent after it invest €6 million in expanding its operations. The e(...)

More than 3,000 representatives from major construction companies, developers and property managers are expected to attend the National Construction Summit on Wednesday. Photograph: Alan Betson

MONDAY Results: McDonalds. Indicators: Euro-zone loan growth (Mar); German retail sales (Mar), inflation (Apr). TUESDAY Results: Trinity Biotec(...)

The World Economic Forum Davos take place this week from Tuesday to Friday. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Monday Results: Netflix. Indicators: Irish wholesale prices (Dec). Tuesday Results: EasyJet, Johnson & Johnson, Mattel, Procter & Gamble. (...)

People working in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) need to highlight the variety of careers available for women in the sectors and encourage them in every way possible, a business executive has said. Image: Thinkstock.

People working in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) need to highlight the variety of careers available for women in the s(...)

Darina Barrett: ‘The culture is one where we trust people to the work . . . We don’t need to see you to know you are working’

KPMG Ireland’s graduate recruitment policy ensures a 50:50 gender balance in each year’s intake, and this is reflected right through to manager and di(...)

KPMG’s Shaun Murphy: “We know Ireland is small and that we punch above our weight, but competition for attention is intense in a very crowded market.”

St Patrick’s week triggers an annual migration of Irish politicians around the globe, donning the shamrock, pressing the flesh and talking up Ireland.(...)

At the launch of the I Wish initiative were (from left): Maedbh Heaney, Caroline O’Driscoll, Gillian Keating, Tara McCarthy, Ruth Buckley and Saoirse Terry. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Research from Accenture and Women Invent Tomorrow has found that 44 per cent of secondary school students in Ireland believe that science, technology,(...)