Frank Smyth

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and President Donald Trump at the White House in March: Trump’s attacks on the press have escalted since he became president. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Following the fatal shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland last week, the Committee to Protect Journalists reported that the(...)

Ireland’s 2001-2002 membership of the UN Security Council, dominated by the response to the 9/11 attacks, was the last time Ireland held one of its 10 non-permanent seats.

Richard Ryan, Ireland’s permanent representative at the United Nations, was preparing for the second week of the Irish month-long presidency of the UN(...)

Ger Goold, chief operating officer and partner, Kernel Capital; Frank Smyth, chief executive, Pilot Photonics and  Kevin Healy of Bank of Ireland

Pilot Photonics, a spin-out company built on more than a decade’s work by research teams at Dublin City University and the Tyndall National Institute (...)

Gartner estimates that some 21 billion devices will be connected by 2020 with a global economic impact measured in trillions of dollars. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Irish start-up Davra Networks and Swiss firm Orbiwise have won contracts to work with the Connect Centre at Trinity College Dublin to roll out its int(...)

True colours: birds hide to finish changing their plumage. Illustration: Michael Viney

We miss the mistle thrush. When the fine evenings began he would fly to the topmost tuft of the scrawny old spruce at the gate and point his beak stea(...)