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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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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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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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Beautiful Sunrise over Electric Picnic 2016 [Drone Video]

Electric Picnic gets underway tomorrow in Stradbally, Co Laois, just down the road from Blacknight‘s Carlow HQ. Alan O’Reilly of Carlow Weather was up early this morning to get a drone’s eye view of the sunrise, as the festival site stands ready to rock! [youtube]https://youtu.be/wgg4pqtzoiY[/youtube]   Anyone planning to do the same should note that a no-fly zone […]

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BUILTINCORK Seeks Feedback on Future Events

BUILTINCORK, the startup network for the southern city, has put out a call to its members, friends, and anyone in the wide community of startups and those who follow them, to let them know what kind of events they’d like to see on the programme in the months ahead. BUILTINCORK was founded in 2015 by a bunch of people […]

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Irish Hotline Report on Illegal Online Material – ‘No Room for Complacency’

The ISPAI Hotline.ie Annual Report for 2015 was launched this morning by David Stanton TD, Minister of State at the Department of Justice & Equality, at an event held in in Dublin. Hotline.ie is Ireland’s national reporting service for the Internet, established in 1999 and run by the Internet Service Providers Association of Ireland (ISPAI) in cooperation with An Gárda Síochána and […]

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The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD is pictured with Karl Flannery, CEO of Storm Technology and Chair of the Tech/Life Ireland Delivery Group, at the launch of Tech/Life Ireland, a new national initiative to brand Ireland as a top destination to pursue a career in technology.

Tech/Life Ireland: A New Initiative to Attract Tech Professionals

Tech/Life Ireland, a new national initiative to brand Ireland as a top destination to pursue a career in technology, was launched today by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD. Tech/Life Ireland is funded by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and will be delivered in partnership with Enterprise Ireland, IDA […]

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