Don O Leary

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“In the last five to 10 years, I would say anxiety has become the epidemic of this generation,” says Dr Colman Noctor, a child and adolescent psychotherapist with St Patrick’s mental health services.

It’s hard to say when or why it began, says Amy. Anxiety always seemed to hover in the background of her life, even during primary school. Her mother (...)

Maeve Richardson, welfare officer with the Irish Second Level Students Union: “Good schools have peer-support networks to support young people, especially in the early days.”

Parents and students deserve information about schools. By giving a snapshot of how many students from a given school are going on to third-level, the(...)

Breda Lynch  at the ASTI conference in the INEC, Killarney on Wednesday. Photograph:  Don MacMonagle

Parents and students deserve information about schools. By giving a snapshot of how many students from a given school are going on to third-level, the(...)

Don O’Leary of Cork microbrewery 9 White Deer. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Not long after Cork microbrewery 9 White Deer was up and running, one of the co-founders, Don O’Leary, discovered he was gluten intolerant. As pretty (...)

Stripe cofounders Patrick and John Collison: The company offers payment processing services for online and mobile transactions.

Stripe, the fast-growing online payments firm established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, saw turnover rise by 65 per cent at its Dubl(...)

Gordon Lucey, cofounder of 9 White Deer: travelled the world on tanker ships before becoming a brewer

The road into the small town of Baile Bhuirne in Co Cork brings you right past Coláiste Ghobnatan, where I spent three blissful weeks in the 1990s stu(...)

John Collison, co-founder and president of Stripe: it now supports credit card payments in 139 different currencies. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Payments firm Stripe is launching a new product aimed at start-up online marketplaces hoping to be the next Airbnb or Uber. The new product, Stripe C(...)

John Phelan, head consultant with Dublin BIC, a public-private support organisation that manages the AIB Seed Capital Fund, the Halo Business Angels Network and the Guinness Enterprise Centre.

Multinationals and large indigenous companies are failing to properly engage with tech start-ups, according to a leading business angel. John Phelan,(...)

 John Collison of Stripe speaking at the Web Summit in the RDS Dublin: the mobile payments  firm is moving into a Dublin’s docklands building. Photograph: Eric Luke

It almost passed by unnoticed on Christmas Eve, but Stripe, the mobile payments business founded by those young turk Collison brothers from Limerick,(...)