Volac’s factory in Felinfach, Wales.

A UK dairy nutrition company has invested €3.3 million in a new facility near Kells, Co Meath, at which 16 manufacturing jobs will be created. Suppo(...)

Orla Battersby from Enterprise Ireland say it is very difficult to have a conversation about the Irish food and beverage industry without mentioning Brexit. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennell Photography

“The market won’t wait for innovation and Irish food and beverage companies can’t afford to wait either,” says Enterprise Ireland food division manage(...)

Some 53%  of the start-ups backed by Enterprise Ireland were from outside of the capital, and 28%  were led by women

Enterprise Ireland invested €32 million in 229 start-ups last year, with over a quarter of the firms it backed being female-led businesses, and more t(...)

Applications for the latest Competitive Start Fund can be submitted from January 25th, closing at 3pm on February 8th. Photograph: iStock

Enterprise Ireland has launched a €750,000 fund for entrepreneurs and start-ups. The latest Competitive Start Fund will offer successful applicants (...)

Anne Heraty, chair of this year’s judges, becomes EY Entrepreneur of the Year  in 2006. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
EY Awards: 19 years in Ireland

The EY Entrepreneur of the Year competition is considered one of the most prestigious awards programmes for business leaders, operating in more than 1(...)

EY Emerging Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 winners Paul Quigley and Andrew Mullaney of NewsWhip at the awards. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The founders of news monitoring company NewsWhip – Paul Quigley and Andrew Mullaney – have won top prize in the emerging category at the EY Entreprene(...)

Festival fun: the South By Southwest music, film and technology festival in Austin earlier this year – “Keep Austin Weird!” has become a catch-all calling card for the city which attracts musicians and software coders, political liberals and start-up entrepreneurs. Photograph: Darrell Craig Harris/Getty Images

Austin revels in its kooky status and the Texan capital’s slogan “Keep Austin Weird!” has become a catch-all calling card for musicians and softwar(...)