Recovery Haven, winners of the Overall Award at the Dairymaster Rural Innovation Awards, with Dairymaster CEO Dr Edmond Harty

Recovery Haven Wins Dairymaster Rural Innovation Awards

The first ever Dairymaster Rural Innovation Awards Ceremony was held Tuesday night 26th May at Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee with over 240 attendees. The competition was open to innovators from every county in Ireland and finalists from the four provinces were in attendance. Prizes were awarded in three categories, plus the overall Dairymaster Rural Innovation Award. […]

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DomainFest is part of Bulgarian Internet Week

Expanded Domain Space is “The New Normal” – Jothan Frakes of DomainFest [Audio] has got twenty tickets to give away to DomainFest Bulgaria next week. It’s just one of the events which form part of Bulgarian Internet Week, in a country which ranks second in the world for Internet use (average: 16 hours per person per week). DomainFest Bulgaria is brought to you by the people behind NamesCon– the […]

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Final Call for Entries for €1m European Sat Nav Ideas Competition

A final call is being issued today for business, students and entrepreneurs to submit ideas for new opportunities in the €100 billion satellite services market, compete for local Region Prizes and win the overall title of Galileo Master 2015. Entries for the European Satellite Navigation Competition opened on April 1st and close on June 30th. The […]

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What if Man of Steel Was in Colour? [Video]

The success of dark-themed and dark-toned Batman films had an influence on the last Superman movie, it appears. Just how much of an influence becomes obvious when you see Man of Steel corrected to give it a brighter look. It would appear that the darker look was a decision taken in post-production, as the brightened images seem to correspond […]

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Irish Tourist Industry Celebrates Gay Marriage Result

Tourism agency Fáilte Ireland was quick of the mark to celebrate the referendum result with this promotional video declaring: ‘Ireland says YES to love!’. In particular it’s promoting The Outing, which builds on the old tradition of September matchmaking in Lisdoonvarna, County Clare, to bring you Ireland’s first LGBT Matchmaking and Music Festival – complete with the services […]

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Young people taske part in Dragons' Den at last year's EXCITED Digital Learning Festival

Excited Digital Learning Festival is Underway and Streaming Live

There’s a lot going on in Ireland today – including a historic referendum. There’s also no shortage of excitement at the Excited Digital Learning Festival in Dublin Castle. Registration opens at 6 this evening, with keynotes and panel discussions beginning at 7, and there’s a day-long programme of events tomorrow. There’s a live stream available here. Watch […]

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Historic Referendum Moves the Needle on Social Media

The #VoteYes hashtag is currently trending globally on Twitter. It’s the number one trend in Ireland, together with #hometovote, which has seen thousands of emigrants tweet about the fact that they are making a long weekend of it – peaking at 110 tweets per minute at 9:30 this morning. There have been over 27,000 mentions of #hometovote […]

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Facebook Voting App Also Available In Irish

As Ireland goes to the polls today Facebook has enabled their “I’m a voter” tool in Ireland. It’s available in both English and Irish, which I discovered this morning when the site decided to offer it to me in the Irish language: And you can add it to your status with your own message (my default […]

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