The 2021 National Startup Awards are celebrating 10 years and are open for entry

Closing date Wednesday November 10th 2021 at 23.59 Enter Now on The National Startup Awards, now in their Tenth year, have become a pivotal event in the Irish startup calendar where the best and brightest startup companies are recognised at a national level. Over 5,000 companies have entered the awards since their inception and the awards are even […]

How my company went from saving bees to protecting athlete’s skin and bodies

In our latest in the series of Interviews with Founders, former scientist Dara Scott of Nuasan, shares with us how his obsession with Bees led to the launch of a range of skin-care products aimed specifically at athletes and sports people.  I’ve always had an interest in environmental issues and felt compelled to turn my […]

Brody Sweeney on 10 Ways To Know If Your New Business Idea Is A Good One

Brody Sweeney is the founder of Dublin-based Camile Thai Kitchen, an award winning home delivery franchise.  Here, he shares his thoughts on ways in which you can find out if your new business idea is worth pursuing or not. It’s a truism that the world is full of good ideas, but short of people who […]

Are we born with resilience or can we learn it?

My story is, I’m sure no different from any other woman who has hit multiple traumatic bumps in the road in succession. By our very physiological makeup we experience all the tough things that come with being a woman, right? But this is my story and I hold it close and with pride. I choose […]

The Future of Office Work

Guest Article by Chris Kane. When I published my book “Where Is My Office? Reimagining the Workplace for the 21st Century” last October that the future of offices, little did I know that it would be the most hotly debated topic in 2020. Current circumstances have certainly thrown a massive spotlight on the usually unexciting […]

HBAN All-island Business Angels Conference 2021

The HBAN 2020 All-Island Conference will take place on Thursday, February 11th. This year we will host a virtual conference featuring Irish and International speakers as well as round table discussions featuring leaders in emerging sectors. You can register for the Conference here We are delighted to be working with the best in Irish Virtual […]


As of 1 January 2021, the EU and the UK form two separate markets and distinct regulatory and legal spaces [1] albeit with preferential arrangements in areas such as trade in goods and in services on-line and off that will ensure that rights of consumers are respected. [2] The European Consumer Centre Ireland continues to assist Irish […]

workair provides unified solutions so your team can work anytime, anywhere.

Irish firm supports businesses in the future of remote working  In business, effective communication is everything. workair, an Irish company achieving rapid growth since it was established in 2016, provides secure cloud solutions that are tailored to any business’ needs – keeping them fully connected, whether they are in Dublin, Donegal or Dubai. Partnered with […]

Smigin of language goes a long way for Cork woman.

Businesswoman’s app focuses on basic, real-life conversation skills for travellers by Barbara McCarthy Originally from Co Cork, Susan O’Brien studied languages at UCC, majoring in Italian. “I left college in 1994 and moved to Italy with notions of teaching English and perfecting my language skills, but I soon ran out of money and returned home […]