Cool Concertina in a Sunny Studio – Notify [Video]

The concertina is a musical instrument especially associated with County Clare, where I live. It’s popular with kids, both boys and girls, and as the Fleadh Cheoil season approaches, many of them are practicing diligently for a summer of music! This video features my son’s teacher, Pádraig Rynne, playing with his band Notify, in the spectacularly sunning setting of Lettercollum Studios […]

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39 Facts About Uber [Infographic]

If you’d invested $20,000 in Uber‘s angel round in 2010, you’d have a €40 million stake now. It’s something to think about! Here’s an offbeat analysis of some of the data surrounding Uber – currently valued at over $50 billion. Made by: Mister Beep

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Irish Company Crowdfunds ‘Play Anywhere’ USB Power Cable

The Kickstarter campaign for Ripcord, the world’s first ‘play anywhere’ USB power cable, is making progress towards its target of €25,000, with 9 days to go. The idea comes from Irish company myVolts, which provides innovative power solutions for home, mobile and professional devices. A previous Kickstarter project, ‘Z-charge’, surpassed its funding goal and picked up the ‘Best technology’ award […]

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May the Defence Forces be with You! #Sockies16

In the centenary year of the Easter Rising, the Irish Defence Forces proved to be popular winners at last night’s Star-Wars-themed Social Media Awards, or Sockies, held at the RDS in Dublin. Delighted for @defenceforces! Well deserved run of awards this evening. #sockies16 #iestaff via @TheGregMurphy — Irish Examiner (@irishexaminer) May 25, 2016 The organisation, […]

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Irish Students Triumph at World’s Largest Science Fair

A total of 3 awards – 2 special awards and 1 category award – were picked up by Irish students attending the annual Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), last week in Phoenix, Arizona. The event, which is the world’s largest high school science research competition, was attended by more than 1,700 young scientists selected […]

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Dad Wakes Kid Dressed As Darth Vader [Video]

If you’re a Star Wars fan you might like the idea of dressing up as Darth Vader. But would you want to wake your own child up dressed as Darth Vader, including voice modulator? Well if your wife gave you written permission to do it, maybe you’d consider it? Well one dad decided to try […]

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Tommy Butler owns the domain name, but now it’s up for sale, and in a podcast interview with he talks about his reasons for selling, his thoughts on the value of domain names, his strategy for domain success, and why a good domain is a business asset. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download […]

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Joan Mulvhill, CEO, Irish Internet Association with Brett Meyers, CEO, CurrencyFair. Picture: Conor McCabe Photography

CurrencyFair offers Free International Transfers to Irish Businesses

  CurrencyFair has announced that they will give a year’s worth of international money transfers without fees, to the first 500 Irish businesses to sign up with them from today, April 28. The campaign aims to help Irish businesses to grow their exports in international markets and challenge financial institutions’ current high currency rates, highlighting that many Irish businesses are […]

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James Dyson with the The Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer

Dyson Re-Invents the Hair-Dryer

Arnotts has announced that the new Dyson Supersonic hair dryer will be exclusive to purchase from Arnotts department store from mid-June. The Dyson company made headlines today with the announcement that it has spent four years and invested £50 million in the development of the Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer including creating a ‘state of the art’ laboratory dedicated to […]

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Láithreoir TG4, Síle Ní Bhraonáin, ag Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann i Sligeach

Anois is Féidir na Fotheidil a Mhúchadh le Aip TG4

Now you can turn off English subtitles (or choose Irish ones) on TG4’s app, and they’ve added support for Chromecast. Curtha soir ag fotheidil Bhéarla agus tú ag iarraidh an Ghaeilge a chlos ar Ros na Rún? Tá leagan nua de Aip iOS TG4 anois a thugann an rogha do dhaoine na fotheidil a roghnú nó a mhúchadh […]

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