How Union Cup hosts, Emerald Warriors RFC, one of the world's first gay rugby teams, were founded by an Irishman to revolutionise gay social life in Ireland.
Meet the 11-year-old start-up upstarts
5 MIN READ Mrs Morgan (School Principal & BizWorld Dragon for the day): Overall, what do you think it’s worth? Geko Games: We need about 30. Frank (Financial Expert & also a…
7 steps to total business fitness
Dave Mulqueen, from Marino, and James Swan, originally from Santry, opened 'The Edge' personal fitness studio in Clontarf, Dublin 3, in 2009. They now employ seven staff, have launched their own range of health supplements and opened their restaurant, 'Fuel' in 2015.
‘It started when we bought our first PC’
Girls in Tech is now in over 60 cities, worldwide, and has over 50,000 members with a wide range of programs to educate, empower, and engage women in STEM.
The couple who got a mortgage in 11 days
We all know that getting a mortgage means paperwork. Banks have duty to make sure that prospective homebuyers can reasonably afford the repayments and that can take a bit of time. But, occasionally, we come across homebuyers like Leonie and Esme.
The strength of the bench
5 MIN READ Come in, sit down, launch a business… In 2015, we started inviting entrepreneurs to come into our branches, take a seat, and get to work on their…
Every stitch tells a story
6 MIN READ Bank of Ireland’s Junk Kouture is an annual competition that challenges young students to take waste materials (the ‘Junk’) and use them to create high fashion outfits (the ‘Kouture’). The results are spectacular. Eye-catching…
I became a stand-up comedian at 77
4 MIN READ You’re never too old to be too old Julie Kertesz believes everyone has a story to tell and not just one story but many. That’s…
Building coders one block at a time
6 MIN READ I can see a bear and a cat on the laptop screen. What’s going on here? I’m trying to make the bear move more slowly than the…