James Dyson

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Serial inventor and entrpreneur, Sir James Dyson

In the skies above Hullavington airfield in south-west England, there was a time when trainee parachutists would leap out of aircraft into the void, t(...)

A  vintage video game. The gaming world has travelled some distance since the 1980s

It is as plain as the Ronnie Drew beards on their young faces, the milk bottles doubling as jugs on the tables of their achingly hip coffee shops, the(...)

Trinity graduates Talita Holzer Saad and Robbie Fryers with Patrick O’Shea and his father Pat O’Shea from Malahide who have been trialling the solution

A new software solution that helps people with intellectual disabilities navigate independently has won the Irish leg of the 2017 James Dyson Award. (...)

James Dyson congratulates Isis Schiffer, graduate of the Pratt Institute of Design in New York, on winning the 2016 International James Dyson Award

A foldable, recyclable helmet for users of bike share schemes has won the €40,000 International James Dyson Award. The EcoHelmet was the brainchild (...)

James Dyson photographed outside Dyson headquarters on the outskirts of Malmesbury, in the Cotswolds. Photograph by Adrian Sherratt

“Don’t say Hoover. Don’t say Hoover. Don’t say Hoover,” I say to myself in a panic as I walk into James Dyson’s small and pleasingly dishevelled glass(...)

Kelly Lane, Shane O’ Driscoll, Arran Coughlan, Gerard O’ Connell and Kacey Mealy are part of the  team of engineering students from Cork Institute of Technology who invented the HydroFLOcean.  Photograph: Gerard McCarthy

The winners of the Irish leg of this year’s James Dyson Award have been named as one of the top 20 finalists for the global awards. HydroFLOcean (H-(...)

James Dyson will pick the global winner of the awards. The winner will be revealed on October 27th.

A new safety device intended to prevent workers getting trapped underwater has been named as winner of the Irish division of the James Dyson Awards. (...)

Sir Philip Green’s 90m superyacht ‘Lionheart’: 3,000 tonnes of floating bombast.

A few days ago, I sailed past Sir Philip Green’s new superyacht Lionheart: nearly 3,000 tonnes of floating bombast at anchor off the Greek island of (...)

Irish start-up Pavanu Mobility is focused on making the pedestrian environment safer for everyone

Damaged pavements are a familiar feature of urban environments everywhere and most people take them in their stride. But for anyone pushing a buggy, u(...)

It has cost almost £50 million (€65 million) to develop, taken four years to perfect, gone through 600 prototypes and been tested on more than 1,625k(...)

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