Ed Donovan

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West Cork Distillers founder John O’Connell (right), with co-founders Denis and Ger McCarthy. Photograph: Neil Danton

John O’Connell, co-founder of Irish whiskey and gin producer West Cork Distillers (WSD), has been named EY Industry entrepreneur of the Year. Founded(...)

Antonia Hendron, M50 Truck and Van Centre

Four of the eight nominees in the industry category of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year competition are profiled this week. The awards are run in assoc(...)

Leonora O’Brien, chief executive of PharmaPod, the first of this year’s 24 finalists to be notified by Roger Wallace, partner lead for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

The shortlist for the 2020 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards has been announced with 24 finalists selected across three categories. They were chosen(...)

The man accused of making up fake sign language, Thamsanqa Jantjie (right), gestures during US president Barack Obama’s speech at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela this week attended by dozens of world leaders. Photograph: EPA

Reports that the bogus sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial once faced a murder charge are being investigated by the South African g(...)

Castor beans (shown on top) are used to produce ricin, a deadly poison, as pictured in this handout photo from the National Counter Terrorism Centre. They are similar in color and size to pinto beans (shown on bottom), but have a small pointed protrusion on the end. Photograph: National Counter Terrorism Centre/Handout/Reuters

Federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges against Paul Kevin Curtis, the Mississippi man who was arrested a day earlier in the FBI's inve(...)