Peter Johnston

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Polywork founder Peter Johnston, whose start-up has raised €11 million from a who’s who of Silicon Valley

Irish-founded professional social network Polywork has raised $13 million (€11 million) from a who’s who of leading tech entrepreneurs and investors, (...)

Like journalists across Belfast, DUP representatives were hearing one message from loyalists: this was the final straw. Then, sensationally, the EU triggered article 16 itself. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Northern Ireland’s agriculture department has suspended some post-Brexit food checks at Larne and Belfast ports after a local council withdrew staff (...)

Mo Farah crossing the finish line after taking part in the Antrim Coast Half Marathon. Photograph: PA

Billed as the fastest half marathon route and field on the island of Ireland, the 13.1 miles down along the Antrim coast duly delivered a series of re(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  poses for a photo at the start of the Belfast Pride parade. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has taken part in the annual Belfast Pride parade for the first time. The ‘Rights Now’ themed event, which attracted tens of t(...)

Eddie Doyle: Incoming head of content production at BBC NI.

Senior RTÉ executive Eddie Doyle is leaving the broadcaster to become head of content production at BBC Northern Ireland. Mr Doyle was head of comed(...)

Ian Wilson, managing director of Wilsons Auction Group, and group operations director Peter Johnston celebrating the company’s 80th anniversary in November 2016. Photograph: William Cherry/Press Eye

With programmes like Cash in The Attic and Property Wars now stalwarts of our TV schedules, auction houses have become a familiar feature for many peo(...)

Cybersecurity firm Titan IC Systems also won financial support from existing investor QUBIS,  the Queen’s University Belfast’s start-up company

Titan IC Systems has secured an £850,000 investment boost from investors which it says will be used to support the company’s international sales plan(...)

Coleraine-born actor Bronagh Waugh as Sally Ann Spector, unwitting wife of serial killer Paul Spector, in series two of The Fall. Photograph: BBC/Helen Sloan

Serial killer drama The Fall returns to RTÉ for a second series this weekend, with the first episode going out on RTÉ One after the finale of a succes(...)

Martina Purdy has been a journalist with the BBC for the last 15 years. Photograph: BBC

One of Northern Ireland’s best known political journalists has revealed she is quitting the media after more than two decades as a reporter to join a (...)

Popular BBC Radio Ulster presenter Gerry Anderson has died after a long illness. He was 69. Photograph: BBC Radio Ulster.

Northern Ireland is lamenting the loss of the great subversive, and often surrealistic, broadcaster Gerry Anderson who has died aged 69. Anderson was (...)

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