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Graham Dwyer and Data Retention – An Interview with TJ McIntyre of Digital Rights Ireland [Audio]

Today’s podcast is an interview with TJ McIntyre, Chairman of Digital Rights Ireland, about the Irish Data Retention legislation which was challenged recently by defence lawyers in the Graham Dwyer murder case. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 27:55; 16MB; MP3. After Graham Dwyer was convicted of the murder of […]

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Technology Drives Efficiency in Dairy Expansion – An Interview with Dr Edmond Harty [Audio]

On April 1, the EU lifted the quota system for dairy production which had been in place for over 30 years. Now European dairy farmers are permitted to produce as much milk as they can sell. Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney called it “the biggest policy change for rural Ireland that we’ve seen in a lifetime“. So what […]

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Digital Rights Europe Conference will Focus on Practicalities [Audio]

Blacknight is sponsoring the inaugural Digital Rights Europe Conference, in Dublin on April 15 (and we’re giving a 50% discount on the tickets – see below!) Antóin Ó Lachtnáin is on the organising team and he joins us on today’s podcast. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 16:47; 10MB; MP3. Digital Rights Ireland is an […]

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‘Perseverance Pays Dividends’ – Realex Founder Colm Lyon on His €115m Exit [Audio]

Perseverance, simplicity and excellence in customer service are the keys to success, says Colm Lyon, founder of Realex Payments, which was acquired today in a deal valued at €115 million. Colm is our guest on today’s Technology.ie podcast. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 07:10; 4MB; MP3. The acquisition of Realex by Atlanta-based […]

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Watch the Eclipse Live at Blacknight.Solar [Audio]

Those boffins at Blacknight HQ are at it again! When not tweaking servers or flogging domain names they’ve been known to gaze in wonder at the stars and, with a spectacular astronomical event in the form of a partial solar eclipse scheduled for Friday morning, they’ve decided to stream live video of the event at blacknight.solar. […]

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Congregation 2014 eBook is Out – and the Date is Set for 2015 [Audio]

The eBook Report on Congregation 2014, the annual un-conference on social media held in Cong, Co Mayo, has just been published. Event organiser Eoin Kennedy is our guest on today’s podcast. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 11:49; 11MB; MP3. Eoin has issued a call today for expressions of interest in Congregation […]

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ISP Association Warns Kids Against Provocative Selfies [Audio]

As the Hotline.ie service operated by the ISP Association of Ireland marks 15 years in operation, the head of that organisation has warned that ‘provocative’ or ‘cheeky’ images which are being generated by children themselves are being used by paedophiles online. Paul Durrant, CEO of ISPAI and General Manager of Hotline.ie, is our guest on today’s podcast. Click on the player above to listen to […]

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A Golden Age of Journalism? Interview with Malachy Browne of Reported.ly [Audio]

Malachy Browne is our guest on today’s podcast. With a solid background in both journalism and technology, he worked for Village magazine and co-founded Politico.ie before joining Storyful as News Editor. In December he joined international news startup Reported.ly, where he is Managing Editor and Europe Anchor. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download […]

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Blacknight is Headline Sponsor of the 2015 SME Awards [Audio]

Blacknight, Ireland’s leading provider of web hosting and domains, has announced that it is to be the headline sponsor for the inaugural SME Awards to be held on April 25 2015, at the Radisson Hotel in Cork. Blacknight CEO Michele Neylon joins us on today’s podcast to talk about the Awards and Blacknight’s commitment to SMEs. Click on […]

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Las Vegas Domain Auctions and Ennis Mart [Audio]

Today’s podcast was recorded in the office of CEO Michele Neylon at Blacknight HQ. He’s just returned from two weeks in Las Vegas where he attended CES, followed by Namescon. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 23:31; 13MB; MP3. CES was simply huge, says Michele. One thing that caught […]

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