Fiona Alston

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Karlin Lillington on the national broadband debate: “To end up where we are, after two decades, is so exasperating, so misguided, so idiotic, so stupidly aligned to the fact that almost no one in government, from any party, has ever taken this issue seriously or viewed it intelligently.”

Thousands of credit union members across the State are being asked to withdraw some of their savings, as caps are being applied to deposit accounts. S(...)

Moyee Coffee is building a platform which incorporates blockchain technology delivering instant information to the consumer.

Killian Stokes and Shane Reilly had both experienced different countries of the coffee belt during their worldly travels before they met during postgr(...)

Jonathan  Legge: “The right gift can reinforce a brand’s values and show a customer what they stand for”

“We prefer our clients to give less but better; that’s a lot of what we talk about,” says Jonathan Legge co-founder and chief executive of &Open. (...)

Brian Maguire of EBX Media

“It gave a sense of clarity to the big adventure we were going on,” says Brian Maguire. “This wasn’t something new, people had done this before – it’s(...)

Ivano Cafolla: ‘The biggest problem in the industry is splitting bills and we have solved that for them’

Ivano Cafolla is well rehearsed in Dublin’s social scene. Promoting events, venues and nightclubs has always been part of his CV so it’s no surprise t(...)

Experiences in Genie in a Headset are unlocked after a series of tasks such as meditation exercises.

“It’s so amazing and it’s so wonderful how things happen exactly when you need them to,” says Jackie Carroll, founder of Genie in a Headset (GIAH), a (...)

Future Labs is a Gen Z consultancy business providing futureproofing to brands across the UK and Ireland

“I suppose it was fairly serendipitous that I came across an article about Harry Beard in December of 2017. I sent him a message to see if he would ta(...)

Simon Moore, cyclist and owner of Leglite. “I got hit by three cars in a month. The final straw was I went over the bonnet of a car in front of a national rehabilitation hospital, nearly ended up in it!”

The dark evenings bring with them challenges for those who take to the paths, pavements and roadways of Ireland, whether it be for daily exercise or t(...)

Cyc-Loc founders Louise and Stephen Murphy. The company began operating in 2014 and since has won awards for start-up and design. Photograph: Martina Regan

Much has done to encourage the public to get on their bikes, such as the Government tax-incentive cycle-to-work scheme, which is all well and good if (...)

Java Republic  MD  Grace O’Shaughnessy: “As a nation we are going to fall short of our commitment to reducing waste and carbon emissions, according to the EU protocols, by a long shot, and that’s not acceptable.” Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

While the so-called “latte levy”, taxing non-compostable disposable coffee cups, is up for debate there are some social innovators and coffee houses a(...)

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