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Businesses that generate commercially usable heat from renewable energy sources will be eligible to receive ongoing payments under new scheme. Photograph: Eric Luke

Details of a national support scheme for renewable heat have been announced by Denis Naughten, Minister for Climate Action and Environment. It will co(...)

“The decision to develop the Galway Technology Centre was very forward thinking at the time,” says Niamh Costello, who has been the centre’s general manager for the past four years

Back in 1992 innovation centres were not really part of the start-up landscape they are today. There were only a handful of units thinly spread across(...)

Leases can be incredibly complex agreements and even the most astute businesspeople can find themselves falling foul of clauses which they either didn’t know existed or didn’t fully appreciate their importance. Photograph: iStock

A property lease probably appears very straightforward to most people. You view the premises, agree a rent, decide on the length of the lease and hey (...)

 CIF director general Tom Parlon: “Without infrastructure, Brexit will have a worse impact”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Approximately 30 per cent of the State’s investment in road, rail and other utilities is now concentrated in the Greater Dublin Area, according to the(...)

Demand outstripping supply: offices  under construction in Dublin. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Soaring demand for office space in Dublin city centre could result in many indigenous firms being priced out of the market, Lisney has warned. In its(...)

Online marketplace Etsy set up its Irish operation in 2013. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Starting up for global success

The stereotypical view of an FDI company is of a large global enterprise which announces the creation of hundreds if not thousands of new jobs in a la(...)

Vacant houses: Two years’ worth of housing could be delivered through assertive action on empty private properties.  Brenda Fitzsimons

The Government’s housing action plan, Rebuilding Ireland, marked a step forward. It brought together a broad spectrum of stakeholders in a single over(...)

“It is likely in the long run to be beneficial to Ireland because Ireland would offer the benefits of an English-speaking economy based in Europe,” says former director of global engagement on the White House’s National Security Council Brett Bruen. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The majority of the implications for Ireland of a UK departure from the European Union are negative, but every cloud holds a silver lining, in the eye(...)

Assessing candidates for specific jobs is a specialism that many businesses don’t possess, and this is where a recruitment agency comes in. Photograph: Getty images/iStockphoto

Given the popularity of LinkedIn and the many organisations choosing to look after their hiring needs themselves, you’d be forgiven for wondering why (...)

There is room for more growth, the Irish Software Association study argues, with only a few companies breaching the 100-employee mark or making more than €10 million in turnover.

Ireland’s technology sector is thriving, with exports, revenues and confidence climbing, but there are still threats posed by a lack of financing and(...)

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