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Galway games studio on the growth path

Galway games studio on the growth path

Impact Studios works closely with the makers of shows that have millions of fans worldwide, to create games which allow those fans to interact with their favourite characters and stories

'We are becoming a population of singles, but we continue to build units which are too large for this demographic, both in the public and private market'

'We are becoming a population of singles, but we continue to build units which are too large for this demographic, both in the public and private market'

Mick Forde Bradley, Architect and Partner at ZESO Architects on the changes necessary to rebuild Ireland and resolve some of the worst effects of the housing crisis

'Cultural shift' on health and safety still needed

'Cultural shift' on health and safety still needed

The NSAI sees many construction companies achieving best practices in the normal Monday to Friday working week. But there is still work to be done, the authority's Fergal O'Byrne will tell the Construction Industry Federation Health and Safety Summit

'Housing policy needs to focus on affordability'

'Housing policy needs to focus on affordability'

The most significant challenges for the housing programme are capacity constraints and making the best use of limited resources, Orla Hegarty of UCD will tell the Annual Sunday Business Post Property Summit

'(We need) a functioning assembly, who prioritise housing across government'

'(We need) a functioning assembly, who prioritise housing across government'

Siobhan McCauley, Director of Regional Services, Northern Ireland Housing Executive, on the immediate changes necessary to resolve the worst effects of the housing crisis

The dangers of the 'man up' culture for mental health

The dangers of the 'man up' culture for mental health

While the construction industry has undergone much progress in the last few years in terms of safety, salaries, and inclusiveness, there is still much room for improvement when it comes to mental health, says Carmen Bryce

Looking to the post-Brexit future

Looking to the post-Brexit future

Celebrating 25 years of speaking up for small and medium businesses, the ISME Annual Conference will focus firmly on what happens next.

Future holds opportunity for flexible, innovative companies

Future holds opportunity for flexible, innovative companies

ISME chief executive Neil McDonnell surveys the landscape for Irish businesses ahead of this year’s annual conference

‘Being part of ISME makes us feel that someone is on our side’

‘Being part of ISME makes us feel that someone is on our side’

Fragrances of Ireland is a family-owned boutique perfumery that has been operating since the early 1980s and became one of the first members of ISME when it was founded in 1993

Keynote speakers at ISME Conference

Keynote speakers at ISME Conference

Speakers include Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, economist Jim Power and East Coast Bakehouse co-founder Alison Cowzer

Major aviation conference flies the flag for western region

Major aviation conference flies the flag for western region

The annual Shannon International Leasing Conference (SILC), held in Limerick last week, offered an opportunity for industry stalwarts to discuss the region’s progress.

IASC announces expansion plans for booming aviation services industry

IASC announces expansion plans for booming aviation services industry

Shannon is well on the way to becoming a key hub for the sector, and is investing in facilities to accommodate rising demand

Aviation leasing giant poised for long-term growth

Aviation leasing giant poised for long-term growth

GECAS, a world leader in aviation leasing and financing, captivated an audience of international industry experts at last week’s Shannon International Leasing Conference (SILC).

Fight or flight? Why Shannon is choosing both

Fight or flight? Why Shannon is choosing both

Already a leader in maintenance, the airport is chasing new opportunities in the creation of aircraft parts.

Solving the identity crisis

Solving the identity crisis

This year saw the debut of a new category in the Fast 50: the cyber security award. Won by SensiPass for its innovative approach to authentication, security may never be the same again