Leo Vardkar

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More than 2,000 young people expressed interest the Dublin Aerospace apprenticeship scheme. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Aircraft maintenance specialist Dublin Aerospace is hiring 29 new apprentices from next month, the company said on Wednesday. The Dublin Airport-base(...)

On his visit to the Apple facility in Hollyhill, Cork, the company’s chief executive, Tim Cook, met 14-year-old developer Niall Kehoe.

Apple may consider locating another data centre in Ireland, said its chief executive, Tim Cook, as he restated the company’s commitment to its Irish (...)

British prime minister Theresa May holds a press conference at Stormont House on Monday. “I have been urging the parties to make one final push for the sake of the people of Northern Ireland,” she said. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British prime minister Theresa May have exhorted the DUP and Sinn Féin to make “one final push” to strike a deal to reinst(...)

Transport must form a big part of the 10-year investment plan in the State’s infrastructure, which will be announced in a few weeks, Taoiseach Leo Var(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at their meeting in Silicon Valley

The Taoiseach’s networking in Silicon Valley seems to be paying dividends: Facebook has confirmed it plans to create hundreds of new jobs in Ireland n(...)

Patricia Callan, director of the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland, sees plenty of potential for tourism around Irish whiskey. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The caste of a lobbyist depends, in large part, on the social or moral standing of the thing for which they lobby. What? Did you say you’re a tobacco(...)

The Giant’s Causeway in Co Antrim.

Senior figures within Irish tourism, which is heavily exposed to the effects of Brexit and weak sterling, have expressed hope that the hung parliament(...)

The testing of unconscious drivers involved in crashes for the presence of alcohol and drugs and the introduction of roadside impairment tests are du(...)

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar: “The Department of Justice is not fit for purpose. They accepted what the gardaí told them.” Photograph: Frank Miller

A Government Minister has delivered the sternest criticism to date of the Department of Justice, describing the key ministry as “not fit for purpose”.(...)