Hometree founder Simon Phelan: “We never started Hometree with the ambition of just building an online boiler installation service.”

Online boiler installation company Hometree, a London-based start-up co-founded by Dubliner Simon Phelan, has raised $8.5 million (€7.2 million) in fu(...)

 Prof Patrick O’Shea, UCC president and president of the Irish Universities Association. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

University College Cork graduates and postgraduates are finding employment at rates of over 90 per cent while the university itself is employing 15,00(...)

 The Rev Ian Paisley:  “Unionism has judged itself virtuous using a different marker, which can be found in the way Paisley emphasised the ever-present threats to an idealised moral and spiritual order.” Photograph: Alan Betson

As someone who sees themselves as a unionist, who believes in a shared parliamentary tradition and history, which for all its faults and misappropriat(...)

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister, Jonathan Bell is pictured with Mark Hutchinson. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

A Kilrea engineering firm is aiming high with a £4.1 million investment project to help it to win new contracts in the aerospace sector which could de(...)

Mark Hutchinson left school at the age of 18 and began to work in the family business started by his father Creighton in 1971. Now 36, Hutchinson (...)

 Police are to review  TV cook Nigella Lawson’s admission that she took cocaine. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire.

Police are to review TV cook Nigella Lawson’s admission that she took cocaine.The 53-year-old revealed during the fraud trial of her two former assis(...)