Astronaut Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin poses next to the US flag on July 20th, 1969 on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission. Photograph:   NASA/Liaison

The world will soon salute the day a human first walked on the moon 50 years ago on July 20th, 1969. Many events will be held in Ireland to acknowledg(...)

Bord Gáis Energy managing director Catherine O’Kelly: “We want to be as competitive as we can be, because it is a truly competitive market out there in Ireland on price.” Photograph: Tom Honan

Catherine O’Kelly confesses that she loves energy. It captivated her when she was studying politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford. “I knew I wan(...)

Dr Nora Khaldi, founder and chief scientific officer, Nuritas

Eight of Ireland’s pace-setters, all winners of The Irish Times Business Person of the Month Award, talk to us about their life at the top; what they’(...)

Dr Elaine Sullivan, chief executive of Carrick Therapeutics. Photograph: Dave Meehan

From groundbreaking deals to promising funding rounds, the winners for October, November and December of this year’s Irish Times Business Person of th(...)

When Nasa needed help for their moon mission they came to Dublin looking for Denis O’Sullivan. Photograph: Eric Luke

I have often wondered why people here seem to be so indifferent about the accomplishments made on a regular basis by the many fine scientists we have (...)

Pictured at the launch of this year’s The Irish Times Business Awards in association with KPMG, were Eimear Moran, media solutions director with the Irish Times; KPMG managing partner Shaun Murphy, and Cathriona Hallahan, managing director of Microsoft Ireland and chair of the judging panel. Photograph: Kieran Harnett

The second edition of The Irish Times Business Awards, in association with KPMG has been launched. This year’s awards ceremony will be held in the Ma(...)

Gas Networks Ireland managing director Denis O’Sullivan has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Month for December, an award run in (...)

Natural gas supplies around one third of Ireland’s energy needs, and is burned to generate around 50%  of the electricity used here

Natural gas began flowing this week through a new €100 million pipeline linking Ireland and Scotland. State company Gas Networks Ireland has just co(...)

 A well production test at the Corrib field off the Mayo coast. The committee heard  the  field supplies 50%  of the country’s gas needs, but will  be exhausted in 2025

Legislation to ban oil and gas exploration off the Republic’s coast stalled on Tuesday after an Oireachtas committee failed to vote in favour of movin(...)

The investment will include building a new 50km connection  in Scotland, which is the latest phase in completing the interconnector between Britain and Ireland.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending €100 million to State utility Gas Networks Ireland (GNI) to boost its infrastructure. GNI operates the (...)

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