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 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(...)

James Marshall, supply chain manager at Nestlé Ireland and Aoibheann O’Brien, chief executive of FoodCloud. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

FoodCloud has signed a deal with Nestlé that sees the company not only providing it with surplus food to redistribute, but also paying the social ente(...)

Conall Laverty, Wia chief executive: “Blackbox gives Wia the opportunity to dive into the Silicon Valley ecosystem and be mentored by some of the best the industry has to offer”

Two Irish technology start-ups – Wia and Calt Dynamics – have been selected to take part in international accelerator programmes. Wia, a Dublin-headq(...)

Aoibheann O’Brien and Iseult Ward, co-founders of foodcloud. The firm win a place on the prestigious Blackbox Connect accelerator programme in Silicon Valley. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Two Irish start-ups have beaten hundreds of companies from around the world to win a place on the prestigious Blackbox Connect accelerator programme i(...)

Iseult Ward and Aoibheann O’Brien of FoodCloud: “My priority is to do something I’m passionate about and that I feel is having a positive impact.” Photograph: Naoise Culhane

A quote from the 16th-century philosopher Michel De Montaigne is the maxim by which Iseult Ward lives. “‘There were many terrible things in my life, a(...)

As the overall winner, Harry Hughes will now go on to represent Ireland at the World Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in Monte Carlo next June. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Harry Hughes, chief executive of the Co Mayo-based safety wear company Portwest, has scooped this year’s overall EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. T(...)

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