Kevin Curran

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More enterprises than ever are beginning to explore blockchain in order to understand how it can be harnessed to benefit their own businesses.

Most people’s first introduction to blockchain was through cryptocurrency. With Bitcoin arriving to mainstream recognition, people were introduced to (...)

Seán O’Keeffe of Liberties Press: The “only way to ensure that authors and others receive what they are rightfully due is for the company to continue to trade successfully”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Liberties Press, which has published books by President Michael D Higgins, the late taoiseach Garret FitzGerald and former tánaiste Eamon Gilmore, ha(...)

Patrick de Witt is one of the guest speakers at this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature in Galway. Photograph: Eric Luke

Galway gears up for Cúirt 2016 Some great pairings at this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature include Jennifer Johnston and Belinda (...)

The Harman  Rinspeed Budii concept car at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Features like gesture control are now making it into production models and not simply reserved for concept cars.

Carmakers are becoming a familiar sight at tech shows, where they’re rolling out new models to woo a generation of consumers who question the need for(...)

Caitriona Lally: people on the margins interest me, who act as individuals, who say what they mean, who are true to themselves

In recent years, major economic changes in Ireland have given rise to a host of oddball narrators in Irish literature, outsiders who don’t fit into(...)

Kevin Curran with his debut novel, Beatsploitation, “only the first tiny dent in the closed door of a monotone culture of white Irish literature in conversation with itself”. Photograph: Balbriggan.info

Beatsploitation is the first novel in Ireland to deal directly with the African experience of living in this country. It is also the first novel to(...)

Prof Faris Ali, who developed a new building system which offers enhanced protection for personnel and buildings against fires and blasts, at The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards 2013 presentation at The Irish Times Building, Dublin. PHOTOGRAPH: CONOR McCABE

A central goal of most modern universities is to commercialise their research output both to fund future research activities as well as to make a cont(...)