Jack O'Kennedy

Jack O'Kennedy

Students urged to inspect housing before signing rental agreements

Students urged to inspect housing before signing rental agreements

Third-level students hunting for accommodation are being advised not to sign a lease without checking a property’s heating standards and energy safety

A Peex at the potential future of live music

A Peex at the potential future of live music

With its wearable audio receiver, Peex is attempting to transform the live music experience by democratising the best seat in the house, writes Jack O’Kennedy

Greyhound and coursing bodies to reappear before Oireachtas Committee

Greyhound and coursing bodies to reappear before Oireachtas Committee

On Tuesday the IGB and ICC briefed TDs and Senators on planned changes to policy to restore public confidence in the greyhound racing industry

Housing shortage pushes Living Wage up to €12.30 per hour

Housing shortage pushes Living Wage up to €12.30 per hour

A new report from the Living Wage Technical Group yesterday announced that Ireland's Living Wage had increased by 40c since last year

Business to Arts announces partners in Artist-in-Residence programme

Business to Arts announces partners in Artist-in-Residence programme

The initiative is one of thirty supported as part of the Creative Ireland Programme’s National Creativity

Ireland places 11th on new list ranking 'greatest enablers' of tax avoidance

Ireland places 11th on new list ranking 'greatest enablers' of tax avoidance

The study from the Tax Justice Network ranks the world's most important tax havens for multinational corporations

New Irish distribution company Breakout Pictures launches

New Irish distribution company Breakout Pictures launches

Headed up by two former Element Pictures staffers, the newly minted company has an eclectic line-up of projects from new and emerging Irish film talent

New Zealand Treasury head announced as new Central Bank Governor

New Zealand Treasury head announced as new Central Bank Governor

Gabriel Makhlouf will replace current head Philip Lane who is moving to the European Central Bank

Indeed announces 600 new jobs in Dublin

Indeed announces 600 new jobs in Dublin

The online recruiter opened its first Dublin office in 2012 and will employ over 1600 people in the city by 2024

Government approves plans for new gambling authority

Government approves plans for new gambling authority

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday that it could take up to 18 months for the new gambling regulator to be established

European Commission fines Google €1.49 billion for antitrust breach

European Commission fines Google €1.49 billion for antitrust breach

The tech company was found to have abused its market dominance through the use of restrictive clauses in contracts with third party websites.

Ireland adds to impressive medal haul at Special Olympics

Ireland adds to impressive medal haul at Special Olympics

A gold medal win for the Irish women’s basketball team at the Special Olympics is the cherry on top of what has been a tremendous showing by the 91 Irish athletes currently competing for glory in Abu Dhabi

Irish firm makes €10m deal with international emergency services company

Irish firm makes €10m deal with international emergency services company

Critical Healthcare’s deal with Danish company Falck will see them double their staff in the next five years

Nearly half of Irish businesses have yet to make plans for a ‘No Deal’ Brexit scenario

Nearly half of Irish businesses have yet to make plans for a ‘No Deal’ Brexit scenario

Only 17% of respondents said that their businesses are fully prepared for the disruption that a no deal scenario would bring

Imagine to invest €300m in rural broadband

Imagine to invest €300m in rural broadband

Firm plans to tackle rural broadband problem with 5G technology