Children and parked cars are colour-coded on a monitor inside a Mercedes S-Class car. Photograph: Michaela Handrek-Rehle/Bloomberg

It’s no wonder that every tech firm and carmaker with a research-and-development budget to spare is getting on the autonomous, self-driving car bandwa(...)

Maurice Sheehy founder of Fleet

Fleet, a Co Wicklow-based start-up seeking to bring widespread disruption to the car rental market, has turned to a new Irish equity crowdfunding prov(...)

Fleet founder Maurice Sheehy. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

An Irish company that hopes to become the Airbnb of car rental has reached a deal with a major motor insurer to allow the business to hit the road. (...)

Maurice Sheehy: Claims Fleet is fully funded from private investors and that he has put €300,000 of his own money into it. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

An Irish entrepreneur is to launch a new service which he claims will be to car rental what Airbnb is now to traditional holiday accommodation. Flee(...)

Maurice Sheehy at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins Court

A Dublin van driver has been fined €500 for running over and killing a 70 year old nun. Maurice Sheehy (43) of Lein Road, Raheny, pleaded guilty at Du(...)