Google chief executive Sundar Pichai at St Patrick’s Girls National School, Cambridge Road, Ringsend, Dublin, recently. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai was in Dublin last week to announce a significant €1 million grant to children’s charity Barnardos, which will be(...)

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai at St Patrick’s Girls’ National School in Ringsend, Dublin with pupils Naomi Duffy (left) and Sophie Browne. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Google has defended its involvement in an internet safety initiative for children just weeks after it was fined $170 million (€154 million) over alleg(...)

Frank Flannery (above)  was appointed chairman of the Forum on  Philanthropy by Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan in 2011. Photograph: Eric Luke

Some members of the Government-appointed Forum on Philanthropy expressed concern about an initiative led by its chairma(...)

The Lookout, by Brian O’Doherty, at Charles Fort for Kinsale Arts Festival. Photograph: John Allen

The arts aren’t unique: everyone has seen cuts to funding, but as artists and arts organisations are told to raise more money from an already s(...)

Editor of The Irish Times Kevin O’Sullivan, Seán Love, Jimmy Deenihan, Cathal Gaffney and Kate Holmquist. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

The Dublin Airport Authority, Barry’s Tea, Bord Gáis Energy, Accenture and The Irish Times were among the winners at this year’s Allianz Business to A(...)

DabbledooMusic founders Killian Redmond and Shane McKenna. Potential crowdfunding investors “just want to see if it’s a good idea or not”, says McKenna.

A number of Irish tech start-ups have turned to crowdfunding websites over the past year to raise funds from €1,200 to €100,000 as the draw of publici(...)