Declan Soden, chief executive of Mirai Medical pictured with the ‘ePore’ system.

Mirai Medical, a Co Galway-based company pioneering an energy technology for use in the treatment of cancer, has raised €3 million in funding. Founde(...)

The pandemic has shifted the public focus to facts and figures, showing the strength of data analytics in Ireland. File photograph: Getty

When the first case of Covid-19 was diagnosed in Ireland at the end of February, the medical sector sprang into action. Hospital beds were freed up, (...)

Ballaghaderreen in Co Roscommon  is among the rural towns seeing a return of young people and fresh ideas as a result of the pandemic and(...)

Venari co-founders Seán Cummins, Stephen Cox and Nigel Phelan. Photograph: Martina Regan

Galway-based medtech company Venari Medical has raised $5.3 million (€4.5 million) in funding to accelerate the developing of its BioVena device for t(...)

John Savage exchanged an office in Dublin for Rosses Point, Co Sligo. John and his wife Julie have a two-year-old son, Luca,   and are expecting a second child in November. Photograph: Moose Video

Anthony Kelly had been preparing to move to Los Angeles with wife Fionnualla and son Darragh (2) when “Covid hit”. The co-founder of Glofox, which pro(...)

With a global acceleration towards remote working, and cheaper housing, for some, living in the capital may no longer add up.

Has the pandemic made you long for more space? A bigger, more affordable home; green fields; fewer people: there’s a lot to be said for quitting the c(...)

How many businesses will not be able to open the shutters at all and at what level will others operate?

The Covid-19 employment shock is not hitting all sections of the population equally. So far, judging by those receiving the special Covid payments, t(...)

Cerebreon co-founder and chief executive Gillian Doyle

Cerebreon, a Donegal-based insolvency tech start-up, has closed a £1.5 million (€1.69 million) seed round led by Delta Partners. Other participants i(...)

For some people, remote working is not an emergency measure, but a way of life, one that allows them to live in areas that are lower cost, and become part of a community, organising events, being part of the local GAA organisation. Photograph: iStock

Why has it taken so long for employers to embrace the idea of remote working? The current coronavirus outbreak and the measures put in place to help a(...)

The not-for-profit, which started life as a WhatsApp group in 2018, now has over 60 local chapters across the State and 10,000 members

Grow Remote, a community project intended to increase employment opportunities in regional areas by connecting remote workers with companies looking t(...)

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