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Glasgow.com Domain is For Sale. We Interview Tommy Butler [Audio]

Tommy Butler owns the domain name Glasgow.com, but now it’s up for sale, and in a podcast interview with Technology.ie 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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The Blood and Sweat of Irish People [Audio]

Michele goes on something of a patriotic rant on this week’s podcast – well it is the centenary of the 1916 Rising. “Forget about these bloody multinationals who are set up over here and have absolutely no loyalty or ties to the country. What about the Irish companies built on the blood and sweat of Irish […]

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Podcast: Compost, Lost Lobsters and Silly Traffic [Audio]

Blacknight CEO Michele Neylon and I got together in his office on Friday for our first podcast chat of 2016 – and it’s been a busy year so far. Michele brings us up to date on his recent trips to Las Vegas and Turkey and talked about a recent spate of phishing attacks which are specifically targeting […]

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Podcast: Super-Grumpy!* [Audio]

On today’s podcast I talk to Michele about Star Wars: The Force Awakens – which I have seen and he hasn’t. Don’t worry – it’s a spoiler free zone. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 20:51; 12MB; MP3. We also talk Teresa Mannion, TV reporter turned YouTube viral star, […]

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Ho-ho-hosting! Podcast with Michele Neylon [Audio]

Thanks to a busy run of events recently, it’s been a while since Michele and I got together for a podcast so we had a lot to talk about in today’s episode. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 33:34; 12MB; MP3. In fact it’s Michele’s second podcast this […]

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Safe Harbour Ruling Strengthens Europe’s Hand – An Interview with Simon McGarr [Audio]

Simon McGarr is our guest on today’s podcast. He’s the solicitor representing Digital Rights Ireland, who were granted amicus curiae status in the case regarding the EU-US ‘Safe Harbour Agreement’, which the EU Court of Justice ruled invalid this week. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 21:34; 12MB; MP3. […]

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Tracy Keogh, Startup Community Manager for Bank of Ireland in Galway

Galway is Startup City: Podcast with Tracy Keogh [Audio]

Tracy Keogh is our guest on today’s podcast. She’s been involved in startup events for many years and recently joined Bank of Ireland as Startup Community Manager for Galway. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 07:18; 4MB; MP3. There’s more going on in Galway than we generally hear about, she […]

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Podcast from the Padded Cell [Audio]

Today’s podcast is recorded in Michele Neylon’s office at Blacknight HQ in Carlow. It’s our first show recorded there since we refurbished it with echo-absorbing acoustic panels. Michele jokes that I’ve put him in “a padded cell” – but the sound quality is hugely improved! Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 34:31; 20MB; […]

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Protecting the Vital Role of Bees for Environment and Agriculture [Audio]

Did you know that the pollinating work of bees and other insects is worth €53 million to agriculture in Ireland, North and South? That includes £7 million per annum for apples in Northern Ireland, and €3.9 million for oilseed rape in the Republic. Our guest on today’s podcast is Dr Úna FitzPatrick from National Biodiversity Data Centre in […]

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Internet Policy, Premium Domains and DIY SEO [Audio]

This podcast was recorded yesterday evening in Michele Neylon’s office at Blacknight HQ. The Google re-organisation was announced later, so we don’t talk about it here. But there’s plenty more to talk about – and we got briefly sidetracked into talking about Denis O’Brien and his efforts to stop people talking about him. Good luck with that. Click on […]

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