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Positive energy at the National Power Summit

Positive energy at the National Power Summit

Academics, executives, chief technical officers, politicians and climate change experts came together at the National Power Summit to discuss what needs to be done now to secure a better future. Róisín Kiberd reports

Celebrating the cream of the crop

Celebrating the cream of the crop

Last month’s IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards recognised the huge strides made by Ireland’s manufacturing sector in recent times, writes Lorraine Courtney

Time to employ a more flexible approach to carers in the workplace

Time to employ a more flexible approach to carers in the workplace

One in nine people in the Irish workforce are caring for a family member often unknown to their employer, but a new initiative is about to change this, writes Siobhán Maguire

Work-life balance and care responsibilities go hand in hand

Work-life balance and care responsibilities go hand in hand

Later this month, Eurofound, the European Union research agency, will join Family Carers Ireland in an initiative that highlights the large number of working carers in Ireland and abroad, writes Siobhán Maguire

SSE Airtricity wins at National Consumer Awards

SSE Airtricity wins at National Consumer Awards

The green energy provider took the coveted main prize of the evening: the Grand Prix – best consumer business in Ireland 2019

Friends create a ‘cookery school’ for beer aficionados

Friends create a ‘cookery school’ for beer aficionados

Dublin’s Johnnie Bongos is a craft brewery where you can learn how to brew your own beer

Tradebot ‘a receptionist for your website’

Tradebot ‘a receptionist for your website’

Chatbots are a godsend for small businesses, says founder: ‘While a plumber is working on a job, it can help them get their next one locked down’

Helping farmers get the MooCall at calving time

Helping farmers get the MooCall at calving time

MooCall is a calving sensor that alerts farmers by text message when a cow is ready to give birth

'Ireland’s future is very bright with fantastic indigenous industry in the AI space but also good involvement from multinationals'

'Ireland’s future is very bright with fantastic indigenous industry in the AI space but also good involvement from multinationals'

Pepijn van de Ven, Senior Lecturer in the department of Electronic & Computer Engineering at the University of Limerick, on how AI will shape the future of Ireland’s industry

MAGNET VOICE ESSENTIAL

MAGNET VOICE ESSENTIAL

A new plug and play service that can be set up within four minutes is set to change the business phone market

Renewable energy awards show wind is powering ahead

Renewable energy awards show wind is powering ahead

More than 300 people from renewable energy companies gathered in Dublin last week to showcase and celebrate those paving the way for a carbon-free future in Ireland, writes Siobhán Maguire

Putting the fun back into socks

Putting the fun back into socks

Kimmage brewery is inspired by Irish culture

Kimmage brewery is inspired by Irish culture

Having a strong local base helped the owners of Four Provinces microbrewery to triple their turnover last year

A trusted tweed takes to new territories online

A trusted tweed takes to new territories online

Magee 1866, founded in Donegal 150 years ago, is finding a whole new customer base through social media

Why are successful businesswomen still reluctant to help their female colleagues?

Why are successful businesswomen still reluctant to help their female colleagues?

As a woman in business you must continually ask yourself what you have done recently to help other women in your company