Dr Edmond Harty

Dairymaster chief executive Edmond Harty has been appointed as adjunct full professor in the school of biosystems and food engineering at the UCD Coll(...)

Anne Heraty, chair of this year’s judges, becomes EY Entrepreneur of the Year  in 2006. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
EY Awards: 19 years in Ireland

The EY Entrepreneur of the Year competition is considered one of the most prestigious awards programmes for business leaders, operating in more than 1(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney: . The research emphasis at new facility will initially be on maximising the potential for milk production from grass. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Kerry-based Dairymaster has provided the technology to help power UCD’s new €2.3 million dairy research facility in Co Kildare, which will be opened (...)

Dr Edmond Harty (left) and David Fleming, makers of the Moo Monitor, wearable technology for cows that transmits messages to farmers. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

Dr Edmond Harty is proof that you don’t have to be within shouting distance of Dublin to run a successful manufacturing business. His dairy equipme(...)

The highest of technology has been applied to one of the most fundamental of farming activities to provide dairy farmers with the latest in aut(...)

John Buckley, Carbery, Co Cork, is Macra na Feirme’s FBD Young Farmer of the Year.

John Buckley (27) from Bantry, Co Cork, has been named Macra na Feirme’s FBD Young Farmer of the Year. The competition, run in partnership with the IF(...)

Edmond Harty of dairy equipment company Dairymaster said it was “unbelievable” that the Leaving Cert agricultural science syllabus was so out of date, given the importance of the sector.

Teachers of the Leaving Cert agricultural science courses have said the syllabus is 40 years out of date and has been neglected by the Department of E(...)

“It would have been great to win it for Ireland but it wasn’t to be,” said  Edmond Harty

Cantillon has long championed Irish entrepreneurs but was particularly chuffed to see clan member Edmond Harty of Dairymaster flying the flag for Irel(...)

Edmond Harty at Dairymaster Global Headquarters in Co Kerry.

Last week, entrepreneurs from 47 countries gathered in Monte Carlo to vie for the honour of Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year. Over fou(...)

Edmond Harty, founder of Dairymaster, overall winner of last year’s Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Four of these businesses – Datahug, Barracuda FX, Sugru and Sixteen South - which are finalists in the emerging category of the Ernst & Young E(...)