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.

Forget about the children, gaming is an adult pursuit

Forget about the children, gaming is an adult pursuit

Ciaran Ruane is an Irish gamer who plays the multi-million-selling Championship Manager and Football Manager games.

BT Ireland threatens legal action over website

BT Ireland threatens legal action over website

BT Ireland has threatened legal action against a Cork internet consultant who set up a website called www.btirelandsucks.com, criticising the company's service.

So you want to try stone-skimming

So you want to try stone-skimming

Throwing a stone as far as possible across a lake or pond by bouncing it off the water. What it is:

Superquinn sponsors Kilmacud GAA

Superquinn sponsors Kilmacud GAA

Superquinn has agreed a sponsorship deal worth €105,000 over three years with Kilmacud Crokes GAA club.

Vat refund firm cuts through red tape

Vat refund firm cuts through red tape

Val Mills founded Global Tax Reclaim three years ago to get a slice of the €30 billion in unclaimed value added tax (Vat) in Europe.

So you want to explore the art of graffiti

So you want to explore the art of graffiti

One of the world's oldest art forms. Examples of graffiti have been found on ancient Greek and Roman ruins as well as in Newgrange in Co Meath. What it is:

Bord Bia to invest €10m to push beef

Bord Bia to invest €10m to push beef

Bord Bia has announced a three-year plan to invest €10 million in promoting Irish beef in the European Union.

GPA fights GAA players' corner

GPA fights GAA players' corner

By the usual standards of trade unions, the demands of the Gaelic Players' Association (GPA) are tame.

Metro freesheet due within next two weeks

Metro freesheet due within next two weeks

Associated Newspapers is to launch its new Metro freesheet in Dublin within two weeks, with 60,000 copies to be printed daily.

Scouts to invest €10m in centre

Scouts to invest €10m in centre

Scouting Ireland plans to invest €10 million in a camping and outdoor activity centre on a 103-acre estate in Co Cavan.

Reading the market right

Reading the market right

After 15 years in business, Liz Meldon's bookshop in Dundrum in Dublin was forced to make way for the new Dundrum Town Centre development.

Bulmers pours funds into comedy festival

Bulmers pours funds into comedy festival

Bulmers is pumping €500,000 into sponsorship and advertising for the Dublin Comedy festival, which begins tomorrow.

Novelty images for young and old

Novelty images for young and old

Charles Dwyer got an early start in business when, aged just 16, he helped his father set up an engraving company.

Yoga and meditation for busy professionals

Yoga and meditation for busy professionals

Ciara Cronin set up the Yoga Room to offer people a more professional approach to yoga.

Dublin 6 remains a sought-after location

Dublin 6 remains a sought-after location

The popularity of Dublin 6 as a location shows no sign of abating, with 164 properties in the area going under the hammer so far this year.