Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan is editor of Connected and technology correspondent with the Sunday Business Post. Ryan is also the beer and betting columnist along with hosting our successful Connected podcast. In 2009, he was named Journalist of the Year at the IIA NetVisionary Awards and won the Alumni Choice award at the 2014 Business Journalist Awards.

Independent craft brewer backs local beers against the large breweries

Independent craft brewer backs local beers against the large breweries

Large brewers such as Diageo and Heineken are muddying the definition of craft beer, according to...

Wherever you may roam

Wherever you may roam

Where we work is changing, but making that work is a challenge. Emmet Ryan headed to Arranmore, off the coast of Donegal, to see how that community is making it work along with speaking to others empowering working anywhere

Editor’s Letter: Be excellent to each other

Editor’s Letter: Be excellent to each other

Whether you are in your living room, a café, on a train, wherever. Look around you and look for the helpers

Making clinical tests less of a trial for medics

Making clinical tests less of a trial for medics

Irish medtech firm Teckro saw an opportunity to fix the model around how medical tests were conducted, and is reaping the rewards, writes Emmet Ryan

Video game movies are brutally difficult

Video game movies are brutally difficult

The challenge with video game movies is that the casual viewer already has certain expectations as they tend to be familiar with the high spots of such games

Connected Podcast: Cassie Delaney of Tall Tales

Connected Podcast: Cassie Delaney of Tall Tales

Host Emmet Ryan is joined by Cassie Delaney of Tall Tales for the latest episode of the Connected Podcast

5 awkward questions for Ireland’s data czar

5 awkward questions for Ireland’s data czar

As Helen Dixon finishes her term, what should the Data Protection Commissioner be doing - and will she use ‘the big one’ before she leaves?

Why Samsung should be best, not first

Why Samsung should be best, not first

Samsung bosses are sweating about rival Huawei, as both vie to bring to market the ‘first’ folding smartphone. But first mover advantage is seriously overrated

AnyExcuse for a pint

AnyExcuse for a pint

The epayments firm is determined to expand further into pubs, restaurants and cafes across Europe and America after breaking into the New York bar market, writes Emmet Ryan

Pint Of View

Pint Of View

Metalman Moonbeam Price: €3.50 Availability: select off-licences The break between the two big ...

In the dark of night, Doheny looks to dominate

In the dark of night, Doheny looks to dominate

Outside of his hometown Portlaoise, world champion TJ Doheny is still looking to make an impact in his homeland

Don’t expect drone deliveries in D4

Don’t expect drone deliveries in D4

The more remote parts of rural Ireland stand out as better value options for such services

Cosgrave’s juvenile stunts take focus off the tax issue

Cosgrave’s juvenile stunts take focus off the tax issue

If the Web Summit boss wants to raise a debate about the Irish tax system, he really needs to rethink his strategy

Lyra McKee’s life was a gift to anyone who knew her

Lyra McKee’s life was a gift to anyone who knew her

My friend Lyra McKee was not only a brilliant journalist, but a fun, kind and loving person

Gadget watch: Obeying the law of averages

Gadget watch: Obeying the law of averages

Sony has delivered a truly average device in what feels like a concentrated effort to use a phone as a piece of commercial living art to prove just how commoditised the bottom of the market has become