Mary Poppins: Death Metal Version

Somebody thought it was about time that the Mary Poppins’ song “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” got a death metal version. The result is hilarious and well worth watching (and listening to):

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Irish Social Media Usage Up

The latest IPSOS MRBI survey of Irish social media network and messaging usage was released earlier today. Yet again usage is up as illustrated in the graphics they provide:  

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The Best Way to Explain Galway? Get Up and Dance! [Video]

What’s so special about Galway? The truth is that it’s hard to put into words. But you can say it with dance!   This gorgeous video is part of a larger project, Galway Bailando, by Kamil Krolak, who did the Galway is Happy videos last year. I’m on a few days leave this week and spending them […]

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Great Value on .Science Domain Names Launching Today!

Starting today at 3pm you can register a domain name in the brand new .Science domain, and to celebrate, Blacknight is offering .science domain names for the ridiculous price of €2.55! Why .Science? Well as the new registry’s CMO Andy Churley explains, we’re nearly all scientists, when you think about it! There are lots of exciting […]

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Birdman Triumphs, Gaga Wows at 87th Academy Awards

View image | News of last night’s Oscars are all over the social media feeds this morning. Birdman directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu was one of the big successes, winning Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay (which was co-written by Inarritu). Julianne Moore got Best Actress for Still Alice and Eddie Redmayne got Best Actor for playing […]

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Jobs, Lots of Jobs! Nitro, Blacknight and More!

Nitro, the Australian founded, San Francisco headquartered, document management company are having a week-long recruitment drive for their EMEA HQ in Dublin, culminating in a talk by their Director of Engineering, Brendan Dillon at Career Zoo tomorrow at 2:30pm. They’ve been busy promoting their ‘work hard – play hard’ corporate culture, which they’ve nicknamed ‘The Wombat Republic‘, in a a […]

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Conn Talks Blogging Tonight on TG4

Update: now you can watch the show on the TG4 Player. Tune into TG4 this evening at 6:25pm for the latest episode in the series Gleo, which features discussion on topics of interest to young people. Tonight’s show is about blogging, and I’m on the panel! The programme is in Irish, with subtitles in English. Clár comhrá do […]

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Students of LIT’s Game Design and Development degree course pictured at LIT Thurles, which hosts Games Fleadh 2015 on March 11th. Pic Andrew Shakespeare

Games Fleadh 2015 will Showcase Young Irish Developers

Some of the biggest names in the gaming industry will gather at the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) campus in Thurles next month to participate in Games Fleadh 2015, an all-island games design and development competition for third-level students. LIT Tipperary, whose alumni have worked on some of gaming’s biggest titles including Call of Duty, StarCraft […]

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Fighting Child Abuse Online – Your Report Matters [Video]

Child sexual abuse is a distressing subject to think about, but it’s important not to let that get in the way of playing our part in the fight against it. For this reason, INHOPE, the global network of Internet hotlines, which includes, has produced a video explaining its work, and the important role played by members […]

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