Louis Brennan

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Since Intel first set up operations in Ireland in 1989 with its flagship facility in Collinstown Industrial Park, in Leixlip, Co Kildare, it has invested close to €14 billion locally. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Intel wasn’t the first multinational firm to establish operations here, but it’s easy to argue they were the driving force behind the development of t(...)

For a small nation, we've plenty to boast about

CONNACHT Galway Galway has always been a hub for visitors, notably including Christopher Columbus, who pitched up in 1477 and is thought to have atte(...)

Louis Brennan: inventor of the world’s first practical guided missile and the gyroscopic monorail. Photograph: Getty

On Tuesday, in his birthplace of Castlebar, Co Mayo, a plaque will be unveiled to Louis Brennan, an Irish-Australian mechanical engineer and th(...)

Enda Kenny at the graveside of Louis Brennan in London today. Photograph: Mark Hennessy

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has honoured the Mayo-born inventor of the torpedo, Louis Brennan, who has lain in an unmarked grave in London for 80 year(...)