Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan is editor of Connected and a business & technology reporter 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.

Seedcorn winner experiences huge growth

Seedcorn winner experiences huge growth

Entrepreneurs wondering what they can gain from entering the Seedcorn business competition need look no further than Mail Distiller.

The hidden hazards of modding

The hidden hazards of modding

Modern games consoles such as Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Sony’s PlayStation 2 (PS2) offer a variety of entertainment functions.

Putting GAA stars on tee-shirts

Putting GAA stars on tee-shirts

Off The Ball started out as a college project in 2004 and has grown into a business aiming to exploit a gap in the GAA merchandising market.

Internet cafes change to meet customer demands

Internet cafes change to meet customer demands

Consumer power is driving change in internet cafes and the industry is constantly evolving, according to Stephen Dillon, owner of the Global Village Internet cafe in Blanchardstown, Dublin.

Race to get online restarts

Race to get online restarts

The rush to get online has restarted. Having slowed down earlier in the decade, more companies are now looking for the best way to get online.

McEvaddy calls for 50-year national infrastructure plan

McEvaddy calls for 50-year national infrastructure plan

Entrepreneur Ulick McEvaddy, who lobbied for the second terminal at Dublin Airport to be built on his land, has called for a long-term focus in planning Irish infrastructure.

Car dealership enters the fast lane

Car dealership enters the fast lane

Billy Walker Car Sales. Monaghan. Company: Location:

Designer happy with wireless option

Designer happy with wireless option

Penhouse Design. Laois. Company: Location:

Laptops under cover

Laptops under cover

Laptops used to be virtually uninsurable. The high risk of theft made them unattractive to insurance companies as standalone items.

Irish Premier League in €215k sponsor deal

Irish Premier League in €215k sponsor deal

The Irish Premier League has announced a three-year sponsorship deal worth €215,000 with Leeds Metropolitan University (LMU).

Five things to do in Sligo

Five things to do in Sligo

A gem on the Atlantic coast, Sligo's main claims to fame are WB Yeats, Countess Markiewicz and a couple of the members of Westlife. In a nutshell:

Wi-fi should be available to all

Wi-fi should be available to all

Many people find themselves always on the go and rely on wireless broadband internet connection to keep them in touch with their offices.

Unlocking the key to a playable DVD

Unlocking the key to a playable DVD

Cheesed off at not being able to play DVDs sent by Uncle Declan from New York?

Drury: Ryder Cup to promote Ireland globally

Drury: Ryder Cup to promote Ireland globally

Fintan Drury, the chairman of sports management company Platinum One, has said the staging of the Ryder Cup in Ireland next year must be used to promote the country on a global scale.

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.