William Hollacsek, co-founder and chief techology officer of Grandpal, and Brian Daly, co-founder and chief executive.

Unlike Mary Harney, Irish tech workers have never grappled with Boston-or-Berlin logic. In the past decade, squeezed out of Dublin by euro and housin(...)

From the kitchen/dining room facing the garden on the east side. Mark Arigho designed the table. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

When Mark Arigho’s in-laws suggested he might design a house in their overgrown garden, with its ivy-smothered trees, he was down among the leaves tha(...)