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Showtime provides  services to cinema owners and film distributors that enable them to analyse operational data

Dublin-based start-up Showtime Analytics has raised €2 million in funding from backers that include Chinese tech giant Alibaba. This is the second ti(...)

Sebastian Barry and Paul Lynch will take part at the Cúirt festival in Galway. Photograph: The Irish Times

A slew of award-winning writers and poets will take part in Galway’s Cúirt International Literature Festival which begins on Monday and runs until Su(...)

York Capital plans to put almost €83 million of industrial units into Core Industrial. Photograph: Eric Luke

US hedge fund York Capital has lined up former executives from the National Asset Management Agency and Applegreen to join the board of an Irish indus(...)

Forecourt retailer Applegreen has appointed Niall Dolan as its new chief financial officer

Forecourt retailer Applegreen has appointed Niall Dolan as its new chief financial officer. Mr Dolan, who is currently head of corporate finance and t(...)

Applegreen  had 155 sites in Ireland, 77 in the UK and 11 in the US at the end of last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Applegreen, the petrol forecourt retailer, is in talks with up to three parties about opportunities to expand its fledgling presence in the US market,(...)

Showtime Analytics chief executive Richie Power and YuekeFinixx general manager Li Xiangxiong pictured at the funding announcement in Shenzhen, China. Photograph: Akai-Cas

Showtime Analytics, a Dublin-based start-up that has developed a technology platform for the global cinema industry, has secured €1.2 million in fundi(...)

Only 30 per cent of family businesses are expected to survive the first generation

You can choose your friends, but you can’t choose your family. The same might be said for your business partners, but many people nonetheless choose t(...)

Me time: Sarah Bannan writes each day from 4.30am to 6.30am. “At that time nobody can disturb me – not my husband or my daughter or my email, nor even social media.” Illustration: CSA/Getty

I write in a tiny crawl space in my one-bedroom cottage every morning from 4.30am to 6.30am. At that time nobody can disturb me – not my husband or(...)

Oona Frawley: nascent potential

In the past two years Irish writing has become a crowded, vibrant place. Stalwarts jostle for elbowroom alongside new voices, and these names –(...)

You win: Patrick Freyne cedes victory to Dawn O’Porter

COLUM McCANN ‘I play Scrabble in international Scrabble tournaments,” says Colum McCann.“Really?” I ask.“No. I haven’t played for four or five years.”(...)

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