Róisín Kiberd

Róisín Kiberd

Summit finds hint of brighter future amid housing crisis

Summit finds hint of brighter future amid housing crisis

The consensus among speakers is that the solution lies in increasing urban density - which means changing traditional mindsets

CIF hosts inaugural health and safety summit in Dublin

CIF hosts inaugural health and safety summit in Dublin

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) Health and Safety Summit highlights a cultural shift in attitudes to construction workers’ well-being, with fatal injury stats dropping even as the workforce numbers swell, writes Róisín Kiberd

Taking the mystery out of GDPR

Taking the mystery out of GDPR

Data protection and privacy need to become part of the way we work, the GDPR Summit heard last week as experts aimed to cut through the noise surrounding the new regulations

Shake the paranoia

Shake the paranoia

Why unify? The next generation of unified threat management calls for a ‘one-for-all’ approach to endpoint security, writes Róisín Kiberd

Shock tactics: motor industry rises to the electric challenge

Shock tactics: motor industry rises to the electric challenge

Spurred by yet another damning climate change report earlier this month, the third annual EV summit showed how cars are adapting to survive in an emission-free environment, writes Róisín Kiberd

CIF conference aims high

CIF conference aims high

Many compelling ideas were aired at this year’s Construction Industry Federation Annual Conference at Croke Park, from potential solutions for the housing crisis to calls for gender equality in the construction industry

Data at rest, or data at risk?

Data at rest, or data at risk?

Róisín Kiberd looks at the recent developments in, and the latest threats to, cloud security

A knowing meditation on creativity and its potential to destroy

A knowing meditation on creativity and its potential to destroy

William Wall's fifth novel Grace’s Day serves, ultimately, as a strong and knowing meditation on the tyranny of writers

Building a brighter future

Building a brighter future

Róisín Kiberd speaks to Shane Dempsey of the CIF on their upcoming conference and how the construction industry will play a central role in shaping the future of Ireland

Grappling with guilt as feminism comes to a crucial crossroads

Grappling with guilt as feminism comes to a crucial crossroads

Non-Fiction: The Guilty Feminist, By Deborah Frances-White, Virago, €17.95 In the introduction ...

Invoking the spirit of 1985 in a skittishly grotesque novel

Invoking the spirit of 1985 in a skittishly grotesque novel

Fiction: Heartbreaker, By Claudia Dey The Borough Press, €16.66 An early scene in Heartbreaker,...

A little more action

A little more action

For all the greenness of its premise, sustainability remains something of a grey area in tech, writes Róisín Kiberd

Why upskilling is a process and not a destination

Why upskilling is a process and not a destination

Róisín Kiberd on the need to keep upskilling as the speed of development accelerates

A memoir of pain, and of how to surgically save a life

A memoir of pain, and of how to surgically save a life

Written by Professor Jim McCaul, a consultant surgeon at Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and one of Britain’s leading maxillofacial surgeons, Face to Face records some of his most challenging operations

Tyler still capturing the quiet heroism of ordinary Americans

Tyler still capturing the quiet heroism of ordinary Americans

Hiding within Clock Dance’s unchallenging story of intergenerational camaraderie, there’s a far weightier question: that of finding purpose in life