A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The Taoiseach has defended the resourcing of gardaí after two pals were gunned down just hours apart in brutal gangland-style executions in Dublin.
Thu, 23 May, 2019
Technology experts in Waterford are bidding to tackle one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer using miniature, implantable devices.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
There was “very little documentation” provided to justify continuing a multimillion-euro contract for the provision of IT services to An Garda Síochána, the Public Accounts Committee heard yesterday.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2018
Great strides are being made to close the tech sector’s gender gap, but, as with many other industries, parity remains a long way off.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
A leading cyber-security firm has unveiled ambitious expansion plans after opening a new €1.5m hi-tech security operations centre in Cork.
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018
Gardaí need greater powers to protect children from online predators including the ability to obtain data from companies such as Facebook and Microsoft.
Fri, 08 Dec, 2017
Ireland has been urged to follow Denmark’s lead and appoint a dedicated technology ambassador to Silicon Valley.
Fri, 29 Sep, 2017
Leaving Certificate 2017 only ended yesterday evening for around 3,500 students of applied maths and religious education.
Sat, 24 Jun, 2017
Gardaí investigating child sex offences should have the power to seek a court order to obtain data from internet giants based here, according to a leading expert.
Sat, 20 May, 2017
AT A macro level, it was ignorance, not a deliberate abuse of power. At a micro level, and in one microcosm in particular — Bandon Garda Station — things were a lot murkier, with talk (though no proof) of evidence tampering and improper conduct among certain gardaí.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2017
Fri, 16 Dec, 2016
The Irish economy could grow by 50%, over the next four years, with 140,000 jobs created if the country can take a leading role in the creation of the EU’s planned Digital Single Market, according to a new report.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
There are, no doubt, some things Gordon Jeyes will miss when he steps down as Tusla chief executive this Friday, and you have to imagine the view from his desk is one of them, writes.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
Irish workers suffered more than those in other EU countries, with their wages stagnating, despite a big rise in productivity, a study of employment and social developments in the EU has found.
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
Ireland is attracting huge amounts of inward foreign investment, but the country can not take for granted that the flows that helped drive the economy out of crisis will be repeated, a leading economist has warned.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2015
The chances of giving all primary schools the same high-speed broadband that is now available at secondary level are slim but the move remains a priority, the Department of Education has said.
Mon, 11 May, 2015
Irish workers are among the world’s elite in terms of tech skills having risen one place to eighth in the World Economic Forum’s latest rankings.
Thu, 16 Apr, 2015
Ireland’s unemployment rate could fall to as low as 7% by 2017, Davy Stockbrokers has suggested.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2015
If you are the type of person who gets lost in a shopping centre, then help is at hand — Google Maps has moved indoors.
Tue, 09 Dec, 2014
Ireland has the third-lowest business startup costs in the world — a distinction we share with Britain — but weaker internet services mean the UK substantially outranks us in a global index measuring opportunity and entrepreneurship.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2014
The pace of growth in the information and communication technology sector has outstripped all others in the service economy in the past year.
Fri, 05 Sep, 2014
An Irish woman who has risen to the top echelons of Twitter’s global executive ranks will address a special tech conference in Cork next month.
Mon, 25 Aug, 2014
An expected 15% increase in the number of students attending second-level schools by 2020 could lead to a shortage of teachers in particular subjects, principals have warned.
Mon, 17 Feb, 2014
Amazon has announced it is to increase the size of its Dublin office moving its Dublin Development Centre to a new premises at Burlington Plaza.
Sat, 01 Feb, 2014
Kids are building their technology skills as schools sign up in their hundreds to a digital teaching programme.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2014
New funding worth €21m is being made available to boost the number of technology start-ups and help turn innovative ideas into sustainable jobs.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013
One Dublin-based business consulting firm has enjoyed a €32.48m contract trove from the Department of Social Protection over the past five years.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2013
Ireland’s position at the top of the competitiveness league for the availability of skilled labour is in jeopardy because of shortfalls in key areas.
Tue, 07 May, 2013
US-based website publisher Squarespace has selected Dublin as the location for its first overseas office; a move which will create 100 jobs here.
Thu, 02 May, 2013
Cork and Tralee institutes of technology plan to begin work on merging into a multi-campus college before applying for technological university (TU) status in a year’s time.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2013
Ireland has seen off international competition to land 112 hi-tech jobs from leading global financial services company Zurich Insurance Group.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2013
Jobs Minister Richard Bruton rejected allegations Ireland would be left relying too much on the IT industry after a leading insurance firm announced it is to create more than 100 jobs at two new IT hubs in Dublin.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2013
Sixty-two IT jobs have been announced in Limerick, after Worldwide TechServices (WWTS) said it would establish its European headquarters in the city.
Fri, 01 Mar, 2013
LAST week, along with Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton, I opened the Demonstrator Innovation Hub in University College Cork.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2012
BETWEEN Apr and Jun 2011 — the first few months of the Government’s term — 1.82m people were employed, according to the CSO.
Mon, 08 Oct, 2012
More than €8bn being offered to researchers by the EU is expected to create hundreds of thousands of jobs in the short term and come up with solutions to some of the globe’s major problems.
Tue, 10 Jul, 2012
Ireland could become a world leader in cloud computing thanks to a new €1.2m research programme.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2012
Ireland could become a world leader in cloud computing thanks to a new €1.2m research programme, it was claimed today.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2012
Investment in dairy processing facilities will be needed to keep Ireland’s hopes of expanding its €8.9bn export-valued agri-food sector on track, Teagasc director Prof Gerry Boyle has told the Joint Oireachtas Committee on European Union Affairs.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2012
Proposals to filter emails sent to TDs and prevent “waste” from clogging up mailboxes are being considered following a recent avalanche of complaints.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2012
SENATOR Martin Conway had his first operation on his eyes to save his sight at six months old.
Wed, 19 Oct, 2011
FOREIGN-OWNED multinational companies account for more than 75% of Ireland’s total annual exports, new figures show.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2011