Tom Kennedy

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Canadian singer and poet Leonard Cohen:  Leonard’s music and words were ideal for these subjects – his work is littered with religious and spiritual imagery; with hope and sanguinity, and yet it’s also strewn with doubt, human weakness and uncertainty. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images

Word came on a morning in early May 2016. The third such morning in two years. A young man had died, another sudden, tragic death. A week later, once (...)

VideoElephant adds more than 2,000 new clips each day to its fast-growing video library

VideoElephant, an Irish company whose backers include Smurfit Kappa chief executive Tony Smurfit. has raised € 5.5 million in a funding round led by D(...)

Raytheon and United Technologies have agreed to merge, the companies said in a joint statement. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

US engineering and electronics company United Technologies has agreed to combine its aerospace business with US contractor Raytheon and create a new (...)

 Catherine Nevin being escorted by prison officers and gardaí follwing a legal challenge she took at the High Court in 2000. Photograph: Eric Luke

At about 4.30am on March 19th, 1996 the panic alarm flashed, lighting up a computer screen at the Bell Communications security company. A woman had di(...)

Joe Redmond: “I am a great advocate of cash and always keep some in my wallet. There is simply no alternative system of payment that is as convenient, reliable and anonymous.”
The lighter side

What business person do you most admire? Brian McCarthy, founder and executive chairman of FEXCO, Ireland’s most instinctive entrepreneur. What is y(...)

A senior football match due to be played on Friday night between Loughmore-Castleiney and Éire Óg Annacarty was postponed as a mark of respect, due to the death of Tom Kennedy. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

A GAA heartland is in shock following the death on Friday of a popular local farmer and long-standing club member who was the father of an All-Irelan(...)

Coindrum recently reached a supply agreement with airport retailer Dufry, which operates 2,200 shops in 63 countries.

Coindrum, a start-up that instals machines at airports to enable travellers to swap unwanted foreign coins for retail vouchers, is close to signing n(...)

Lucas Decker (left), founder of Coindrum, has developed a way in which travellers can use leftover foreign loose change by exchanging it for duty-free shopping vouchers.

One of the great frustrations of overseas travel is the loose change in foreign currencies that builds up over time. You can’t change it in a bank whe(...)

The Techies 4 Temple Street 2015 champions Corvil (aka The Core Villains) get training for this year’s tech treasure trail. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Tech workers from companies including Airbnb, Datalex, Hostelworld, CarTrawler, Fleetmatics and Zalando will go head-to-head this week to raise money(...)

Exploring Ireland’s postcolonial archictural identity: architect John McLaughlin and academic Gary Boyd. Photograph: Alice Clancy

While a Modernist revival arose during the Tiger’s cub years, fostered by the new breed of architecture, Ireland is not often associated with the ori(...)

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