Helen Cahill

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The world’s largest aircraft, the Antonov 225, touches down at Shannon Airport with Ireland’s largest consignment of PPE in a single flight. Photograph: Arthur Ellis

The surge in demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic has delivered a boon for a five-year-old Irish fintec(...)

Terry Clune, TransferMate; Richard Walsh,  BPFI; David Dalton,  Deloitte; Sinead Fitzmaurice, TransferMate; Joe Duffy,  BNY Mellon. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

TransferMate, the international payments firm established by Taxback Group founder Terry Clune, has been named as the overall winner of the first annu(...)

Irish aged 18-24: The biggest binge drinkers in the European Union in 2014. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish people aged 18 to 24 had the highest rates of binge drinking in the European Union, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The data,(...)

Helen Cahill: “We came up with the idea of porter cheese which was simply mixing stout into the cheese and also with whiskey. We weren’t just regurgitating ideas, we were innovative.”

What sets your business apart from the competition? About 70 per cent of our business is export; it’s quite a significant amount. And it’s not just (...)

An electric tram in Dún Laoghaire circa 1906. Around the time of the Rising, the trams in Dublin operated on lines that ran 95.6km – 60km more than we have now. Photograph: Past Pix/SSPL/Getty Images

Grocery shopping in 1916 was a simple affair. There were no giant multinational supermarkets flogging flatscreen tellies and quinoa salad to a public(...)

1916 photograph: Photograph by TW Murphy courtesy of Willow Design & Publishing from ‘Dublin Six Days after the Insurrection?’ 2016 photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A new statistical picture of life in Ireland in 1916 shows just how much can change in a century. If you lived in the time of the Easter Rising, your(...)

Helen Cahill, cofounder of the fintech start-up InvoiceFair
New innovators: InvoiceFair

Those who have grown up with the traditional banking system often assume it has all the answers to a company’s financial needs. Not so, according to H(...)