Hugh Cooney

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A Bleeper Bike parked at the Grand Canal dock area in Dublin early last week. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin City Council confirmed it has removed bikes placed on the streets of the capital by a private company as part of a new short-term rental scheme(...)

 Bleeperbike said the company could not wait to go through the licensing procedures because it had secured a ‘first-mover’ advantage in the market.   Ireland’s first app powered stationless bike sharing service showcases its bikes above. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

The operators of a new bike rental scheme in Dublin city have said they will introduce the bicycles this week despite strong warnings from the local a(...)

George Clinton: coming to a Beatyard near you

The Beatyard festival in Dun Laoghaire has just released its stage times and site map for this weekend’s festival, which takes over the former ferry (...)

Friends reunited at last year’s Emigrant Disco on the Saturday before Christmas.

What do you do as an event promoter when the crowd you organise gigs for, not to mind your own friends, have all left? For John Mahon, a former dir(...)

Hugh Cooney, who has died aged 63, was an accountant who chaired the board of Enterprise Ireland from 2008 to 2013 in very difficult economic conditio(...)

Gary McGann, chairman of Paddy Power: ‘It’s people, the talent you left embedded, that’s what matters most.’ Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Gary McGann strolls around the president’s room at the RDS, pointing to familiar faces from decades-old photographs on the walls. “Ah, I know him t(...)

Junior minister Seán Sherlock, Minister for  Enterprise and Jobs Richard Bruton, Julie Sinnamon, chief executive of Enterprise Ireland, and Terence O’Rourke,  Enterprise Ireland’s chairman, and junior minister John Perry at the launch of the Enterprise Ireland annual report yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Enterprise Ireland approved supports of €27.2 million for firms with which members of its board were connected last year, the agency’s annual report s(...)