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05/10/2015 NEWS. Bord na Mona Briquettes for sale in Sandymount Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

About 85 workers at a Bord na Móna factory face compulsory redundancy in what is the first such agreement between unions and a State company for more (...)

Moya Doherty is the subject of our interview this week.

Ryanair pilots are voting on proposals that could lead to strike or some other form of industrial action. Barry O Hollaron reports. Also, Barry has (...)

Gert O’Rourke, manager of University of Limerick’s  Nexus innovation centre; BNest co-founders Kasia Zabinska and Eamon Ryan; and Siúl Eile founder Liam Fleming.

Early last year, businessman Eamon Ryan was sitting on a bus in Tanzania bending a friend’s ear about the lack of support for start-ups with a social (...)

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(...)

A woman is being evacuated from the Bataclan theater after a shooting in Paris, Friday Nov. 13, 2015.  French President Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency and announced that he was closing the country's borders. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Keeping track of staff can be a big challenge when companies have people dotted all over the world – travelling in hostile territories, operating alon(...)

HiveAlive helps bees fight disease by supporting their gut health

Seaweed has numerous well-documented health and beauty benefits for humans. But apparently it is also good for bees and the Irish-developed seaweed-ba(...)

Michael Slattery and Ross Burke

Michael Slattery was very happy with the cheerful glow of the new solid fuel stove in his living room. He was less happy when it ejected hot coals ont(...)

Irish start-up Pavanu Mobility is focused on making the pedestrian environment safer for everyone

Damaged pavements are a familiar feature of urban environments everywhere and most people take them in their stride. But for anyone pushing a buggy, u(...)

MagGrow co-founder Gary Wickham: “We have no regrets whatsoever and would gladly do it all over again.” Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Irish start-ups MagGrow, BonzaQuote and Countr have something in common: all beat stiff competition to win places on high-profile accelerators in the (...)

Kenn Davis: “We are reimagining how artists are discovered and booked and redefining what a music venue is”
New innovators: beatvyne

If you’ve always fancied your talents as a would-be impresario, then musician, manager and concert promoter Kenn Davis may be able to make your dream (...)

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