The BidX1 team of director Jonathan Fenn, marketing manager Nicole Pomeroy and chief financial officer Mike Murphy, at The Irish Times Innovation Awards judging day. Photograph: Conor McCabe

BidX1 The traditional auction room can be a very intimidating environment. The nods, winks and other subtle twitches and signals which indicate bids (...)

Coroflo co-founder and chief executive Roseanne Longmore. “In Europe, just 13 per cent of mothers breastfeed for six months, and Ireland has one of the lowest rates in the world.” Photograph: Conor McCabe

Coroflo has developed the Coro, the world’s first accurate breastfeeding monitor. The revolutionary device uses wireless sensor technology to assist m(...)

Looking at the small, personal picture – breastfeeding can be bloody difficult. More than difficult, in fact; it can be complicated, painful and stressful.

Breastfeeding is a complex subject. Looking at the big, societal picture, there are the endless news stories on the subject, veering from women being (...)