The Thrive Project is a six-month leadership programme developed to nurture the next generation of food and drinks companies in building scale and expanding reach. First established in 2016, the programme was created by Coca-Cola and Enterprise Ireland, in partnership with Dublin City University.
The Irish golf fan who was left "battered and bruised" after a lightning strike hit him during a PGA Tour event in the US said he only realised what had happened to him after paramedics strapped him into a spinal board.
Professor Brian Fitzgerald, director of Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre, based in UL, has become the first Irish person elected president of the international Association for Information Systems (AIS), and will serve a three-year term.
Judging by the comments of rival captains Thomas Bjorn and Jim Furyk during their joint press conference at Le Golf National yesterday, the knockout punch Tiger Woods delivered to Rory McIlroy in Sunday’s Tour Championship must never have happened.
There was neither a needle nor an anchor on offer but just about everything else was up for grabs yesterday at the start of a strangely wonderful auction which included a stuffed grizzly bear sporting boxing gloves, 35 antique carousel horses and an aluminium caravan that shimmered like a space probe.
As riots erupted and smoke billowed from black neighbourhoods in the wake of Martin Luther King’s assassination, Robert F Kennedy met with black activists, politicians, and celebrities in a hotel suite ‘to tamp things down and divine what should come next,’ writes David Margolick in ‘The Promise and the Dream: The Untold Story of Martin Luther King, Jr and Robert F Kennedy’. In this excerpt, Margolick examines Kennedy’s response to the killing — and his belief that he, too, would die by an assassin’s hand.