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(...)

Air France-KLM is paying £220 million for a 31 per cent stake in Virgin Atlantic Airways. Photograph: Reuters

How to make sense of the elaborate deal struck by four global airlines on Thursday? To recap: Air France-KLM is paying £220 million (€246 million) fo(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters/File Photo

The modern airliner is a remarkable piece of engineering; a product generated by advanced aeronautics, materials science and fuel development – albeit(...)

Former Irish president Mary Robinson and Graça Machel, widow of former president Nelson Mandela, join a walk to commemorate what would have been Mandela’s 99th birthday in Cape Town, South Africa. Photograph: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Fifty-two grassroots organisations from around the world are to be promoted by The Elders – a group of global leaders founded by Nelson Mandela – as p(...)

Rosanne Longmore, CEO, Coroflo pictured with Aidan D’Arcy, Head of Business Virgin Media Ireland

A digital start-up which has developed a breastfeeding assistance system and app has been crowned the Dublin winner of the Virgin Media Business Voom (...)

Sir Richard Branson and his Voom bus: a shortlist of six finalists from Ireland and Britain will be selected to pitch their business idea to a panel of experts that includes the Virgin founder

in London Small businesses are more likely to suffer from Brexit than bigger ones and need to put pressure on politicians to ensure they are protected(...)