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Entrepreneurship in Ireland Returns to Pre-Recession Levels

One in every 23 people in Ireland (aged 18-64 years) is a new business owner according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2016 Survey of Entrepreneurship in Ireland which has just been published. These figures are similar to the US and high compared to European countries. Enterprise Ireland, supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise […]

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Dublin Airport Launches No Drone Zone Safety Campaign

Dublin Airport has launched a safety campaign focussing on drones. Airports are “no fly” areas for drones, though some people seem to either be unaware of this or choose to ignore it. To protect the airfield, signage has been mounted on the airport’s perimeter fence indicating that Dublin Airport is a “No Drone Zone” and […]

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IDI Irish Design Awards Exhibition Continues until Saturday

The 19th annual IDI Irish Design Awards is on November 17th in Dublin’s Marker Hotel, but the public has just two more days to view the exhibition of the finalists currently open at Fumbally Exchange in Dame Lane. The exhibition showcases the best of Irish design this year, encompassing architecture, fashion, interiors, product design, animation, furniture, […]

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To Mars with Musk – Or Are We Forgetting Something?

Last night, the CEO of SpaceX, Elon Musk, presented his vision for ‘Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species’. If you missed it, you can see the full presentation here as it was streamed live, or check out the short animated overview below of The SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System. It’s an ambitious plan (you can download the slides here) and […]

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VR Heroine Slays Monsters at Tokyo Game Show [Video]

The Tokyo Game Show has just come to an end after 4 days and Virtual Reality has been the dominant technology on show. This video of a schoolgirl on a flaming-swords monster-slaying adventure has been a viral hit on Facebook. Sure, the technology is impressive – but it’s her cape-wearing swashbuckling attitude that really makes it! HT: James Corbett. Related articles Technology […]

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New Clarkson Show Will Launch November 18 on Amazon Prime

[youtube]https://youtu.be/oK0lkrtYvVs[/youtube]   Amazon has announced the launch date of the new Amazon Original series The Grand Tour with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. New episodes will be released weekly on Amazon Prime Video, every Friday beginning November 18. However, Irish viewers will be unable to tune in as Amazon Prime Video Streaming is […]

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iPhone 7 is Beer-Resistant [Video]

iPhone 7 is water-resistant to IP67, meaning that it can withstand immersion in water up to 1m, for 30 minutes. But what happens if you drop it in your pint? Adrian Weckler, technology editor at The Irish Independent, just had to investigate. He’s a brave man – because, while Apple asserts the device is water-resistant as sold, it doesn’t […]

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