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.

Plans to open new brewery in Enniscorthy

Plans to open new brewery in Enniscorthy

Enniscorthy-based Blackstairs Brewing has plans to open the Wexford town's first brewery since the closure of the Lett's brewery in 1956.

Balls.ie breaks million-user barrier

Balls.ie breaks million-user barrier

Sports website Balls.ie has passed the one million unique user per month mark.

Plenty of insights on offer at UX masterclass

Plenty of insights on offer at UX masterclass

Words matter

Business of Sport: The Spread

Business of Sport: The Spread

A flutter on the football

Pint of view

Pint of view

Blackstairs Ruby Red. Price: €3.60. Availability: Select off-licences, drinkstore.ie.

Venture capitalists to give tech firms a Euro 300m boost

Venture capitalists to give tech firms a Euro 300m boost

Venture capitalists are on course to invest €300 million in Irish technology firms this year, according to the Irish Venture Capital Association (IVCA).

Summer of sport sees boom in streaming services

Summer of sport sees boom in streaming services

Summer sporting events are providing a boom for streaming services.

Wexford GAA aims for the Sky as series hits the small screen

Wexford GAA aims for the Sky as series hits the small screen

Wexford GAA has launched a new TV show on the back of the success of its YouTube channel.

The Sunday Interview: Ingrid Vanderveldt

The Sunday Interview: Ingrid Vanderveldt

Dell's Ingrid Vanderveldt believes smart technology and financial literacy are key for women entrepreneurs, writes Emmet Ryan.

First person: Keith Villa

First person: Keith Villa

Keith Villa: 52, brewer and entrepreneur, Colorado

Pint of view

Pint of view

Blue Moon Summer Honey Wheat. Price: €2.49. Availability: most off-licences.

Social protection costs can be lowered by automation'

Social protection costs can be lowered by automation'

Automation could help lower social protection costs and reduce the time job-seekers spend out of work, according to Accenture.

Blind lead the blind to get connected

Blind lead the blind to get connected

Free and open source voice-recognition software is helping visually impaired people in Ireland connect with technology.

Business of sport: The Spread

Business of sport: The Spread

Game on at bookies

ICT in Sport: Data-driven champions

ICT in Sport: Data-driven champions

Brian O'Driscoll's playing career ended in victory last week, as Leinster claimed a second successive Rabo Pro 12 title.