Helen Shaw

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Joe Duffy: “The punters knew the banks were dodgy before the politicians did.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Joe Duffy was a child in Ballyfermot he came upon two adult neighbours having a row. He did what Joe Duffy does to this day. He got involved. “I (...)

Stock image of a young reporter at work. “Back in no-low-fares, no-internet 1990, being on the Paris-based Journalists in Europe (JE) programme was like stepping into another world; or, perhaps more precisely, just stepping into the world.” File photograph: iStockPhoto/Getty

It was idealistic, fun, paid for by others, and it involved travel – lots of travel. Even today it would be a young journalist’s dream. But back in n(...)

The revamped interior of the Grainstore in the Digital Hub. Photograph: Donal Murphy

Fifteen years ago, Bertie Ahern had a vision of developing a digital hub in the Liberties area of Dublin to cater for companies involved in informatio(...)

At the launch of Network Ireland’s national conference which takes place on Friday September 25th in Westport (left to right) were: Joanne Grehan, Head of Mayo Enterprise, Mayo County Council, Anne O’Leary, chief executive Vodafone Ireland, Olwen Dawe, president of Network Ireland and Ken Burke, head of business banking with AIB. Photograph: Conor Healy.

The position of women in business, politics, science and government will be among the topics for discussion at a national conference at the end of the(...)

Fourteen companies have joined The Digital Hub since the start of the year, bringing the total number of companies operating at the hub up to 75 and the number of employees up to almost 900. Photograph: The Digital Hub

Six growing digital companies joined the enterprise cluster at Dublin’s Digital Hub in the second quarter of 2014, with the intention of creating 28 a(...)

Helen Shaw: “Dublin will always be a base”

Athena Media has become the first Irish production company to open an office in MediaCityUK, the Manchester hub where broadcasters BBC and ITV and fir(...)

Having your own iPad app is a kind of digital coming of age for classic works of literature. TS Eliot’s poem The Waste Land was one of the first to be(...)

Cherie Blair: “The Daily Mail in particular didn’t like the idea of a girl like me coming from a working-class Liverpool Catholic family – I mean none of these things appeal to the editor of the Daily Mail.” photograph: jin lee/bloomberg

In the wake of the Daily Mail’s attack on late Marxist academic Ralph Miliband, the “Hated by the Daily Mail” novelty badges and slogan T-shirts have (...)

Weighty issues: the record of Jim Larkin’s arrest, which is on display at the Dublin Lockout exhibition at the National Library of Ireland. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Over the past century the labour movement in Ireland has had an ambivalent, if not hostile, relationship with the dominant political brand of national(...)