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French environment minister  Nicolas Hulot (on the screen) speaking to OECD secretary general Angel Gurria (right)) and Mexico’s secretary of environment  Rafael Pacchiano (second right) during a session  of the One Planet Summit. Photograph: Getty Images

French president Emmanuel Macron was the first to admit the contrast between the festive atmosphere at the One Planet Summit he convened on Tuesday a(...)

 Virgin Media Ireland chief executive Tony Hanway: “There’s no reason why TV3 should accept second place to RTÉ indefinitely. That would setting our ambitions very low.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The past month has marked two significant milestones for Virgin Media Ireland chief executive Tony Hanway. The Dubliner turned 50 in October, around t(...)

Unlimited vacation policies: “It is hard to think of another work perk that promises so much and delivers so little – to workers.”

Whenever I get an email from LinkedIn telling me about all the new jobs I could apply for, I usually click delete. But last week, desperate to put off(...)

Conor Power retraces his steps after getting lost near Deía in Majorca.

When two friends suggested a week-long walking holiday in Majorca, my initial reaction was “What . . . a staggering tour of beaches and nightclubs?” (...)

Draper Esprit’s acquisition includes a stake in fintech company Transferwise. Photograph: iStock

Dublin-listed venture capital group Draper Esprit has acquired two funds from a seed fund business for £17.9 million (€20 million). As a result of t(...)

Richard Branson and Rosanne Longmore of Coroflo with the breastfeeding device: the start-up plans to launch its device in Ireland  in the third quarter of 2018. Photograph:  Jonathan Syer

Coroflo, a Dublin-based medtech firm that has developed what it claims is the world’s first accurate breastfeeding monitor, has been valued at €4 mill(...)

Richard Branson: while his behaviour is open and public and there is no suggestion he seeks to bully women, it does create images of beautiful young women in a working environment being bodily manhandled. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Sometimes, it is the silences that are most eloquent, the unasked questions that provide the most interesting answers.  Richard Branson was inte(...)

Mark Stevenson: “The Irish are very good at teamwork, laughing at themselves, making mistakes and moving on and being empathetic”

Irish people’s DNA gives us an advantage in dealing with the upheaval of the ongoing digital revolution because of our humanity and connectedness, acc(...)

 Shaw Academy is aiming to teach 500,000 new students a month by December

Irish education technology company Shaw Academy, which has taught more than four million students worldwide, has appointed former Virgin Group chief e(...)

Andrea Doolan: “We’re going to continue to grow the company and that’s our primary focus.”

Human clinical trials can sound a little like something from a Jason Bourne movie but it’s common practice for Cork-based company Atlantia. Specialisi(...)

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