The World Economic Forum Davos take place this week from Tuesday to Friday. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Monday Results: Netflix. Indicators: Irish wholesale prices (Dec). Tuesday Results: EasyJet, Johnson & Johnson, Mattel, Procter & Gamble. (...)

People working in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) need to highlight the variety of careers available for women in the sectors and encourage them in every way possible, a business executive has said. Image: Thinkstock.

People working in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) need to highlight the variety of careers available for women in the s(...)

At the launch of the I Wish initiative were (from left): Maedbh Heaney, Caroline O’Driscoll, Gillian Keating, Tara McCarthy, Ruth Buckley and Saoirse Terry. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Research from Accenture and Women Invent Tomorrow has found that 44 per cent of secondary school students in Ireland believe that science, technology,(...)

Tara McCarthy of St Angela’s College, Cork; Maedbh Heaney, Scoil Mhuire, Cork; Gillian Keating of Cork Chamber; and Saoirse Terry of Coachford College, Cork, at the launch of the I Wish events in Cork on February 12th, promoting Stem careers to girls and women. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Science, technology, engineering and maths (collectively known as Stem) has a women problem. These areas have always attracted and retained more bo(...)

Cork Chamber has expressed disappointment at the decision of Cork City Council to cut the Local Property Tax, describing it as likely to prove “ a sho(...)

Merging Cork city and county councils would lead to greater efficiencies and a reduction of rates for businesses in both local authority areas, accord(...)

A homeowner sandbags his home in Sutton, Co Dublin this afternoon due to high tide and high winds. Cork homeowners and businesspeople along the South Mall and Oliver Plunkett Street as well as connecting side streets such as Princes Street, Cook Street, Marlborough Street and Pembroke Street had been keeping  sandbags at the ready for tonight.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Fears that Cork would be hit by a second night of flooding proved unfounded tonight after evening time high tides passed without incident despite huge(...)

Cork Chamber of Commerce held its annual blacktie dinner in the real capital on Tuesday, with a bash at the Doubletree by Hilton hotel (formerly the B(...)