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Ireland’s Internet Day 2016 [Video]

There was a strong turn out last week at the event hosted by IE Domain Registry to mark Ireland’s Internet Day, at the Mansion House in Dublin. I was there on behalf of Ireland’s leading domain registrar, Blacknight. After the event I recorded a video interview with IEDR CEO David Curtin. [youtube]https://youtu.be/2_eJw2g5I9w[/youtube]   I also met the headline speaker, […]

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Aer Lingus and Alitalia Exchange Virtual Blows During Soccer Match

Unless you’ve been living on another planet for the last 24 hours you’ll know that last night Ireland beat Italy 1-0. During the match there was, as usual, a lot of activity on social media. One of the more amusing Twitter exchanges was between Ireland’s Aer Lingus and Italy’s Alitalia. https://twitter.com/Alitalia/status/745635810200948736 .@Alitalia Bring it on. […]

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Picture shows from left Clare Dillon, StartUp Programme Lead, Microsoft; and Tim Arnold,GM, Hailo in Ireland, as Hailo, Ireland’s leading transport app, has today announced that it has passed
100,000 journeys on its Hailo for Business platform in Ireland. The announcement was made at a
Hailo/The Dean business breakfast this morning, which focused on scaling technology businesses in
the Irish market.Pic:Naoise Culhane-no repro fee
Hailo stated that it now has over 500 business accounts, including Twitter, HSBC, PTSB, Paddy Power,
Morgan McKinley and Core Media. It said that 1 in 15 jobs on the Hailo network are now Hailo for
Business jobs, highlighting the significance of the Hailo for Business service in the Irish market.
Hailo said that one of the key pillars for growth in the Irish market in 2016 and beyond involves
growth in the business travel sector. Hailo for Business was an obvious step for the company, which
has been in the Irish market for nearly 4 years and has continued to grow rapidly in the consumer
segment. Hailo now carries 45,000 passengers every day and has over 600,000 registered users. Hailo
has completed over 13 million jobs since launch in 2012, carrying over 20 million passengers.
Further info: Niall Carson,Head of Sales,e: niall.carson@hailocab.com, m: +353 (0) 877533888
Pic:Naoise Culhane-no fee

Hailo Ireland Passes 100,000 Business Journeys

Hailo Ireland has today announced that it has passed 100,000 journeys on its Hailo for Business platform in Ireland. The announcement was made at a Hailo/The Dean business breakfast this morning, which focused on scaling technology businesses in the Irish market.   Ireland’s leading transport app, Hailo revealed that it now has over 500 business accounts, […]

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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 pic.twitter.com/Emgr2HMuXP via @TheGregMurphy — Irish Examiner (@irishexaminer) May 25, 2016 The organisation, […]

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Newswhip co-founders Andrew Mullaney and Paul Quigley. Picture Conor McCabe Photography

Newswhip Announce Jobs, New HQ

NewsWhip, the Irish tech start-up company launched in 2012, today announces a move to new Dublin headquarters and the 100% expansion of its workforce. From March 22nd, 2016 NewsWhip will be located at NewsWhip House on Merrion Square. The move to the 4 story 200 year old Georgian building facilitates the expansion of the company’s […]

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Pictured in PayPal's Ballycoolin office at the ‘Young Women in Technology' workshop are female transition year students from Luttrellstown Community College and Castleknock Community College

PayPal Supports Female Students in STEM

PayPal recently welcomed female Transition Year students from Luttrelstown Community College and Castleknock Community College into its Ballycoolin, Dublin office for a workshop as part of the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown’s Young Women in Technology Project. The workshop reflects PayPal’s drive to encourage more women to seek careers in leadership, business and technology. The event gave […]

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Louise Phelan of Paypal

Paypal Announces 100 New Jobs in Dublin

PayPal has announced the creation of 100 new jobs at its Global Operations Centre for Europe, the Middle East and Africa in Ballycoolin, Dublin. The positions will be filled by mid-April and will contribute to bringing the number employed by the company in Ireland to 3,000 by 2018 – including 1,600 in Dublin and 1,400 […]

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Equifax Announces Opening of Dublin IT R&D Centre

Equifax, a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions, has announced the opening of a new information technology talent centre in Dublin to help address the company’s growing global information technology needs. The opening of the new facility comes as a result of support from IDA Ireland, the agency responsible for industrial development and […]

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