Irish firms increasing security spend to fight cyber crime - but human error is biggest threat
The growing sophistication of cyber crime has led many Irish firms to increase their online security spend - but the biggest danger of all is in-house.
The growing sophistication of cyber crime has led many Irish firms to increase their online security spend - but the biggest danger of all is in-house.
Giving up a solid position at a billion-dollar tech company to embark on an online clothing startup isn't everyone's idea of the best career choice -...
Retail Excellence has suspended its partnership with Facebook following revelations made in Channel 4's 'Dispatches' programme, 'Inside Facebook:...
A global financial services firm is planning on opening a new office in Dublin ahead of the UK's exit from the European Union next March.
IKEA will be removing all of its single-use plastic straws from both its product range - and its restaurants - from this autumn.
The Irish entrepreneur behind the latest gin offering to hit a somewhat saturated market swore he'd never make a gin, for exactly that reason.
Some 85 jobs have been created with as Becton Dickenson's new research and development (R&D) centre officially opens in Limerick.
Over one quarter of Irish adults have deactivated at least one of their social media accounts as the protection of personal data becomes increasingly important.
The Happy Pear brothers are among the first to use a completely paper-free compostable cup launched today.
The average age of employees paying money into a company pension is now 37 as a "younger for longer" trend in Ireland emerges.
Irish Distillers has appointed Claire Tolan as Managing Director for Ireland, responsible for the distribution of Pernod Ricard's portfolio here.
Keywords Studios has revealed that it has created its own venture capital fund to help accelerate growth of early-stage start-ups.
Bulmers owner C&C has said that the good weather and the ongoing World Cup tournament has been positive for the group's trading.
Newly rebranded Paradyn is set to double its workforce in Ireland as part of a €4m investment.
An online platform to drive interest in - and investment to - the west coast of Ireland has been created by local groups across the region.
A Wexford-based tech firm has been granted €100,000 in funding following its recent expansion into the UK market.
Vodafone Ireland customers suffered outages to their services this afternoon.
Build-A-Bear has advised customers not to plan a visit to its stores on Thursday after a planned "Pay Your Age" event led to "extreme crowds and safety concerns".
Ireland's economy is expected to record the highest growth in the EU this year, according to latest forecasts from the European Commission.
Ireland's Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) has scooped a prestigious award at the European Business Angel Network (EBAN) awards.
Up to 40pc of project managers in Ireland have suffered from prolonged stress due to their day-to-day work.
The thoughts of having an actual sunny summer filled me more with dread than excitement as the battle to get rid of the Christmas bulge was still ongoing five months later.
Customer service support software firm Zendesk first established a presence in Dublin six years ago with just two employees supporting the firm's global expansion of its engineering team.
Supermac's is rolling out a new initiative across all of its outlets in an effort to become a 'greener' franchise.
Being offered a huge salary with amazing perks and benefits sounds like a winning combination, but it's not the only thing being considered by employees looking for pastures anew.
Ireland's unemployment rate has fallen to 5.1pc in June from 5.2pc the previous month.
Novi has invested €160,000 in the development of a new cloud-based service that can detect strains of malware that traditional solutions fail to find.
Digital bank Monzo, who has the financial backing of the Collison brothers, could hit 1 million users within months.
Almost one fifth of recent projects that Irish companies have undertaken have failed, costing on average €580,000.
Seeing a risk that Dublin hotels are pricing themselves out of the market is enough to keep one of the country's leading business families out of the accommodation market in the capital.
A number of Aldi and Tesco branded products have been recalled as they may contain glass fragments.
Two Irish health tech startups will be pitching at an event in Missouri this week in an effort to crack the US market.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde shared some challenges she has faced as an ambitious women in the workplace, revealing the first law firm she interviewed with told her she would never be a partner because of her gender.
Early last year, Niall Horgan helped to create a new clothing brand in Ireland that fit the lifestyle Irish people were leading.
Financial concerns should not hinder Ireland's ability to stay forefront of the tech revolution across Europe, according to a leading futurist.
Irish jewellery firm Chupi is embracing virtual reality technology as a way of showcasing their unique items for potential customers.
Supermac's will be opening the doors to its first outlet in Co Donegal in early August.
An events company intends to invest more than €500,000 with local suppliers as it brings its popular entertainment concept to Ireland.
There are few people you will encounter in your life that make you feel completely inadequate, both professionally and physically. Founder and CEO of personalised health care platform iamYiam ticks that box.
Cavan-based Lakeland Dairies will continue as the exclusive supplier of ice cream for Supermac's.
Data is not the new oil, it's inherently more valuable. And, with the number tech firms investing funds into creating data centres here, Ireland has become a big player across the European market.
Michael O'Leary has backed his chief marketing officer's plea to solve the air traffic control crisis that has led to delays and cancellations across Europe.
The big day is here - the World Cup 2018 is kicking off.
We've all been there - a tenner borrowed here, a fiver owed there. It can be hard to keep track when you owe it - and mortifying to have to ask for it back when you don't.
The founder of a Kerry-based tech firm is relocating to Boston - with his family - in a bid to expand the company's US customer base.
Planning permission for the much-anticipated Central Plaza project in the heart of Dublin City Centre has been granted.
Irish services firms remain "very upbeat" as the confidence index in the latest Investec PMI report remains above average.
Severe weather affected Applegreen's business, particularly in Ireland, despite a 'positive start' to the year.
A family trip to the beach ended in tragedy yesterday when a young dad was killed and his daughter and another teenager were seriously injured in a horror road crash.
A man has died following a collision between a van and a tractor in Co Cork and two teenagers are in serious condition in hospital.
Former Dragon's Den star Bobby Kerr believes that the workplace of the future will be up to the employee to decide.
A new London-based angel investment syndicate is to invest €3m in Irish start-ups over the next three years.
As the European home to the likes of Apple and Google, Ireland's position in the global technological transformation seems secure, but Martina Larkin, the World Economic Forum's (WEF) head of Europe and Eurasia, says she isn't buying it.
Retailers are changing the use of their selling space into showrooms in line with customer desires, and advancing technology, and the automotive industry has taken to the concept in a big way.
The Web Summit is creating 50 new jobs across its offices globally, as it continues to expand internationally with the opening of an office in Toronto.
Inclusion in academia is going to be a key focus as Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Foundation (IMF) visits Dublin City University.
Psychology followed by public relations is probably not the most usual college grad trajectory, but Vicky Brown took that path. And she hasn't worked in either for longer than three weeks.
The volume of retail sales jumped by 1.5pc in April, an annual increase of 4.8pc, rebounding after poor figures for March.
A top international business continuity firm, which established an office in Dublin in 2017, has scooped an award at the BCI European Awards 2018.
Ambitious tech professionals are being given the opportunity to achieve work-life balance while also taking part in projects which look set to transform the future of the workplace.
Ability to scale in an ever-changing payments landscape has meant many Irish retailers are leaning on e-commerce platforms for support.
Novi has enabled Flynn Management & Contractors to leverage applications to help speed up construction times following a €250,000 solutions upgrade.
Ryanair has dismissed reports that it has 'shown an interest' to budget airline Norwegian Air.
Eight Irish companies have joined forces to help promote Ireland as a global centre of excellence for the medtech industry.
Revolut has responded to "overwhelming" calls to expand their portfolio of crytpocurrencies by adding XRP and Bitcoin.
A Dublin teen has discovered a flaw in an online takeaway website which allowed him to access their customer data.
Professional services such as architecture and engineering are still lagging behind the 2007 peak - despite an exceptional rebound in consumer spending.
A new clinic in Dublin is offering an alternative treatment for patients suffering from severe depression - and it involves the use of magnets.
Professional services such as architecture and engineering are still lagging behind their 2007 peak despite exceptional rebound in consumer spending.
Gardai investigating the disappearance of Jastine Valdez believe that she was abducted by a lone male driving a black Nissan Qashqai.
A planning application has been submitted for the first new primary school in a development in south Dublin.
Airsorted's first foray into the Irish market was in late 2016 but Dublin is already one of the property management firm's best-performing cities, boasting a current portfolio of close to 150 properties.
The entire Bolands Quay development has been sold to Google, NAMA-appointed receiver Savills' Mark Reynolds has announced.
Verus Precision has invested €800,000 in renovating a derelict building into a new state-of-the-art facility in Sligo
Newly rebranded Paradyn are set to expand their client, and their employee, base as they announce €3m in contract wins with Ireland's local authorities in the last year alone
Policymakers are starting to fret about the rise of ever-more advanced machines and artificial intelligence (AI), particularly the threat to the livelihoods of millions of workers.
Sodexo has secured the integrated facilities management (IFM) contract for the new €220m project being built at DIT Grangegorman.
New financial incentives are being introduced to encourage mytaxi drivers to make their vehicle wheelchair accessible for passengers.
Innovative entrepreneurs have pitched for their place on an awards programme that has leveraged a number of successful Irish firms.
An Irish fintech is helping customers of Spain's postal service get access to Google Pay with their prepaid debit cards.
DCC have recorded good profit growth across all divisions as operating profit on continuing operations increased by 11.1pc to £383.4m.
Irish-owned coffee roaster Java Republic has been awarded a six-figure contract to provide coffee and tea services at the new Center Parcs Longford Forest resort.
Ambitious Irish start-ups have the opportunity to win prizes that will help accelerate their business at Ireland’s largest technology expo.
Irish-owned Java Republic has been awarded a six figure contract for providing coffee and tea services at Center Parcs Longford Forest.
I had a caller to my door the other night from a utility provider. He was encouraging me to switch from my own gas and electricity supplier to his.
More than 100 jobs are to be created for a new manufacturing and supply operation in Longford
An Irish-owned firm has been chosen to install half of the pitches to be used at the World Cup Finals in Russia.
United Oil & Gas has safely completed a 2,250 sq km 3D seismic acquisition survey in Jamaica, under budget and ahead of schedule.
Feargal Mooney is stepping down as CEO and directive of Hostelworld after 16 years with the company.
Fintech firm Revolut has launched a new savings feature that allows users in Ireland to bank spare cash from their everyday purchases.
Microsoft is harnessing artificial intelligence (AI) to help improve the capabilities of people with disabilities.
Ireland's economy could benefit if our workplaces were optimised with up-to-date technologies and changes in culture and environment, according to new research.
Revolut has challenged the fintech industry to actively address gender imbalance with the launch of free coding classes for women.
All intercounty Ladies Football players will be given OPRO mouthguards as the firm renews its licensing partnership with the Women’s Gaelic Player’s Association (WGPA).
Developing and retaining a skilled, diverse workforce that feels included in the company's vision is crucial to the success of any organisation, according to Dell EMC's EMEA president, but it's important not to forget one thing.
AMI has passed millions back to clients retiring their old IT equipment, but generating a new revenue stream should not be the main priority for firms looking for secure disposal, according to the firm's managing director.
Dell Technologies Capital has completed 24 investments as part of its $100m annual investment run rate.
Preparing for the future of human-machine partnerships at a time when so many technologies are reaching critical inflection point is a priority for business leaders.
Esri Ireland has invested €1.6m into the expansion of its operations and development of its service offerings in response to increasing customer demand.
The Irish company behind the universal app that "talks" to all appliances in the kitchen believes it is on track for billion dollar success.
The Irish company behind the universal app that "talks" to all appliances in the kitchen believes it is on track for billion-dollar success.
Almost half of young girls in Ireland are interested in STEM subjects when they are inspired by a female peer.
Danske Bank posted a net profit of DKK 4.9bn and a return on equity of 12.6pc in the first quarter of 2018.
Comtrade Digital Services, part of the global Comtrade Solutions Group, has opened its new global headquarters in Dublin.
Fintech startup Revolut has raised a further $250m (€205m) which increases its value five-fold to $1.7bn in less than a year.
More than 100 jobs will be created as PCI Pharma Services launched its new contained packaging facility in Co Louth.
Shares in Dublin-based Prothena have plunged 70pc after its main drug failed in a crucial clinical trial.
An Irish startup has created a solution to help reduce suffering for children during kidney reflux diagnosis.
Just 5pc of European companies are fully prepared for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to recent research from business standards experts.
DWF's Dublin office has grown its client base by 50pc over the last twelve months, reporting an increase of more than 120pc in turnover.
Disruptive technologies such as IoT, AI, robotics and blockchain are all hitting their critical inflection point at the same time, forcing industries to re-write their own value chains.
Many firms are wasting a huge portion of their budgets by pumping money into their own digital transformation without considering the end value chain, according to a digital expert at Ernst & Young.
Irish Life is set to acquire a strategic shareholding in Invesco, the largest Irish-owned independent financial consultancy.
Irish Life Group are set to acquire a strategic shareholding in Ireland’s largest Irish-owned independent financial consultancy, Invesco.
Irish tech firm Datapac is making strides in closing the IT skills gap between Ireland's education sector and our tech industry.