Aimée Madden of Clinishift, winner of the 2018 Bolton Trust / PwC Innovation Awards, pictured with PwC managing partner Feargal O’Rourke (left), Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Bolton Trust chairman John Lauder.

The entrepreneur behind hospital communications software that allocates overtime shifts has been named the winner of the 2018 Bolton Trust / PwC Innov(...)

The Department of Housing uses electricity connections as a proxy for counting new builds, but this method has proved entirely unreliable.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Ten years on from the crash and we still don’t have an accurate measure of housing output. The one metric that might give us an understanding of the s(...)

Head of journalism at Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) Kate Shanahan said tech giants were not going to take  responsibility for fake news unless they faced  financial fines.

The phenomenon of ‘fake news’ will not be tackled without social media and tech companies taking responsibility or without financial penalties, the he(...)

Chief executive of Kastus John Browne and Alan Crean, vice-president of sales and marketing

Kastus, an Irish company responsible for the creation of a ground-breaking technology to prevent the spread of superbugs, has announced the closure of(...)

DIT  Grangegorman: Over the coming years, some 20,000 students will be based at the  sprawling new campus.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

For two centuries or so, Grangegorman was a place to avoid. Few ventured behind the high walls of the old asylum on Dublin’s northside which, at its p(...)

DIT’s new campus taking shape in Grangegorman. Photograph: Marie-Louise Halpenny Carl O’Brien

On a chilly midweek afternoon, the new Grangegorman campus feels a little empty and windswept. “It’s quiet – I guess it will be much better when peop(...)

Food for brighter days: Spanish chickpea and almond stew from 'Eat Happy' by Melissa Hemsley.

Brighter weather brings with it a desire to eat differently – hearty soups, stews and casseroles giving way to something fresher and lighter. Stuck in(...)

“Developing management skills is one of the most critical activities facing any company”

Having recently introduced a masters in artificial intelligence, the Ibec-affiliated Technology Ireland ICT Skillsnet has now announced plans to roll-(...)

Cormac Tierney: Architecture is quite vocational in that sense and you do it for the love and romance of building and design, not to get an easy pay day

Cormac Tierney (22) graduated from a three-year BSc in architecture degree at UCD in 2017. He took a year out to see if he enjoyed the professional si(...)

Research is key to establishing what course is the correct one for you. Photograph: iStockphoto

Just over 30 per cent of graduates from Irish third-level institutions now progress onto postgraduate studies, a drop of 10 per cent from the highs of(...)

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