Katherine Byrne, corporate finance partner in BDO, Adrian Mullet head of technology sector at Bank of Ireland, Sandra Notardonato, research vice president with Gartner, Roomex chief executive, Jack Donaghy, IT Alliance chief executive, Philip Maguire and Paul Sweetman, director of Technology Ireland

Many Irish technology firms aren’t aware of the many funding options available to them and don’t consider raising capital until so late in the game th(...)

IT Alliance said it had seen strong growth in outsourcing, Microsoft cloud solutions and  support services

Irish outsourcing and managed services firm IT Alliance has reported record revenues of €36 million for 2016, up 7 per cent on the prior year. The co(...)

James Elliott Construction Ltd was contracted to do work on the Ballymun regeneration project.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dublin City Council gave an interest-free loan of €6.6 million to a financially straitened building company which it had contracted to do work on the(...)

Philip Maguire: the founder and chief executive of both IT Alliance and Auxilion

The concept of software as a service is not new nor is that of virtual remote IT support services, but what makes the Auxilion offering unique (...)

Philip Maguire: “We are seeing growth of around 12 per cent per annum.”

IT Alliance is one of Ireland’s largest indigenous providers of IT outsourcing and managed services. The company employs 420 people and will have a tu(...)

Fashion designer Aisling Clancy from Rathmines, with her coat made from sheep and alpaca wool. Photograph: Eric Luke

Aisling Clancy’s new coat can trace its recent lineage back to a flock of sheep in Glencullen. “While I was working for A/wear in garment technology I(...)

Farmers stage protest over CAP reform

More than 100 farmers protested outside the Department of Agriculture today, calling on minister Simon Coveney to secure a deal that supports Irish fa(...)

Temple Bar trust chief Dermot McLaughlin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dublin City Council has moved to take control of Temple Bar Cultural Trust with the appointment of four senior officials to its board, includin(...)