The buying   into Chill Insurance by Livingbridge will see current owners, brothers Padraig and Seamus Lynch, retain a stake of about 30%. Photograph: iStock

UK private equity firm Livingbridge has agreed to buy a majority stake in Chill Insurance, marking a second Irish deal by the London-based firm in a w(...)

The $400 million (€369 million) acquisition of Irish chipmaker Decawave by Apple supplier Qorvo in late January is the largest European exit of the year so far

The sale of two Irish technology companies represented the biggest exits across Europe during the first quarter, new data shows. Overall, European ex(...)

Decawave provides ultra-wideband (UWB) wireless technology through a low-power chip that can identify the specific location of any object indoors to within a few centimetres

Irish chipmaker Decawave has been acquired by Apple supplier Qorvo in a deal estimated to be worth about $400 million (€363 million). Founded in 2007(...)

2019 Parsons Medal recipient Michael McLaughlin (centre) showing a wafer of integrated circuits to Lord Rosse of Birr Castle (left) and Prof Jim Brown, president of the Irish Academy of Engineering.

2019 Parsons Medal recipient Michael McLaughlin – founder, president and chief technical officer of Decawave Ltd – was recognised at a ceremony in Bir(...)

 Anne Enright: “All we need to do is cover the art with a gentle soft rain.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland can harness the “soft power” generated by its writers on the world stage while broadening the horizons of children by investing “tiny seed mon(...)

Christy and Nancy Whelan,  Ciarán Bishop and Brigid McLoughlin at the Sentencing and Victim Equality  protest outside Leinster House. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Bishop family are thankful the man, who brutally murdered their 18-year-old daughter as she walked home from a Halloween disco, is back behind bar(...)

Counter-demonstrators protest against the UK Freedom Rally in Belfast. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

People Before Profit MLA Gerry Carroll has said that every time the far-right tries to mobilise in Belfast they will be met with opposition from anti-(...)

Belfast vessel Mamach Mór  is just one of over 200 boats participating in this year’s Ocean to City event. Photograph: Explore Home Photography

A Belfast group is travelling from the Lagan to the Lee this weekend to participate in the Ocean to City Race from Crosshaven at the mouth of Cork Har(...)

DecaWave chief executive and co-founder Ciaran Connell

Irish chipmaker DecaWave has announced 100 new jobs over the next three years following the closing of a $30 million (€24.4 million) funding round. F(...)

Remarkably resilient: books seem to have turned the tide against ereaders. Photograph: Iain Masterton/Canopy/Getty

Technology rarely takes prisoners and it crushes – virtually – everything in its path. In the past 15 years technology has seen off almost all physica(...)

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