Iseult Ward

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  There has been a 70 per cent increase in demand for food as a result of Covid-19. Photograph: iStock

Demand for food banks doubled during the worst of the lockdown, according to a charity. FoodCloud said between March and June this year, 968 tonnes (...)

Patch participants Sam Enright and Dylan Cuskelly in discussion with mentor and serial entrepreneur, Brian Caulfield. in  Dogpatch Labs.

When you hear the word “accelerator” you think of hothoused young companies, furiously working away on their products and services to get them to a po(...)

Phyllis O Brien, from Bulfin Court, receives food from the St Patrick’s Athletic Food Bank, in Inchicore, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Demand for free food more than doubled last month compared to the same period last year and continues to grow because of the coronavirus-related downt(...)

 FoodCloud co-founders Iseult Ward and Aoibheann O’Brien.  Photograph: Naoise Culhane

For social entrepreneurs ChangeX, technology isn’t just an enabler of communication and a tool for business; it’s about making the world a better plac(...)

The Irish Times managing director Liam Kavanagh presenting the award for Overall Innovation of the year to Atlantic Therapeutics’ Brendan McCormack, Danny Forde, Dr Ruth Maher, Christina Walsh and Richard Allen. Photo: Conor McCabe

Bravery and ambition were the overriding trait of the finalists at the 10th Irish Times Innovation Awards. Host David McWilliams was joined by serial (...)

 FoodCloud co-founders Iseult Ward (left) and Aoibheann O’Brien at the FoodCloud Hub in Tallaght, Dublin 24. File photograph

Efforts to halve food waste in Ireland over the next decade have been boosted by the production of six short films outlining how redistribution of qua(...)

Anna Rafferty Lynam and Alex Shackleton, co-founders of Bélú, 'a kind of a mix between meal and less/reduce in Irish!'

Every year Irish households throw away an average of €700 in food waste. In volume terms that’s about one million tonnes. These figures come from Dubl(...)

Overall winners: Martin Woods, developer engineer at Aid:Tech; Minister of State for Trade, Employment, and Business, Pat Breen; Niall Dennehy, co-founder of Aid:Tech; Danny Curran, Aid:Tech director of growth; Nicola Paoli, Aid:Tech’s blockchain developer; and Irish Times columnist and MC for the night David McWilliams. The company also won the IT and Fintech category, sponsored by KPMG.

Joe Thompson completed the renowned 151-mile Moroccan desert marathon in 2009, collecting money for charity. Then the money he raised disappeared. Fi(...)

Darragh Doyle of Foodcloud delivering items to Paula Mahon of Jobstown Against Drug Dependency. Photograph: Dave Meehan

At the cosy kitchen of the supported housing agency Sophia Housing, breakfast is over and an English resident named Robbie is sitting with a cup of te(...)

Sean O’Sullivan: “I am very grateful to be recognised and it is a wonderful honour.”

Irish-American tech veteran and former Dragons' Den star Seán O’Sullivan is to be honoured at this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, which ta(...)

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