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Ireland has talent, but when it comes to tech and science it needs to tackle gender imbalances
Ireland’s smart economy ambitions stem from its educated youth, it needs to be nurtured early
Are you a coder or a communicator? In today's world, doing both is key to success
There’s a divide in the workplace, writes Sheena Madden – and the most successful people will bridge it.
Opinion: 'We don't need to teach computer science and coding in our schools'
Learning to code is not the answer. Learning to think is, writes Simon Lewis.
iTunes visionary praises Irish pledge to give all children access to arts and coding
Project to roll out free tuition in arts, drama, music and coding is attracting international attention.
A €500m investment yesterday and 300 jobs today - it's been a good week so far for Limerick
Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell-O’Connor welcomed the ‘significant announcement’.
'You're opening doors for them' - The community that encourages kids to code is five today
Ever since its first session in Cork in 2011, CoderDojo is now operating in 66 countries across the world.
Kids may start learning how to code in primary school
Richard Bruton has written to the NCCA to ask if it can be put on the curriculum.
Poll: Should children learn coding in primary school?
That’s a suggestion coming from the education minister.
Nothing to do this Bank Holiday evening? Learn how to code Javascript
Sure you’ve nothing else to be doing.
Plot of Die Hard hidden in source code of Jeb Bush's website
Sure you do know him – George’s brother.
Could coding in schools help solve a major problem in the sector?
The reasons for teaching it in schools goes far beyond just getting a job.
The best time for a child to learn how to code? Wait until they're nine
Also, more than half of adults believe coding should be taught in primary and secondary schools.
The BBC will give every 11-year-old in the UK this coding device
More than one million devices will be handed out in an attempt to address a “major skills shortage” in the UK.
Want to learn to write code? Here's how...
Understanding how software is made is increasingly important (but it needn’t cost you the earth to learn).
Weird Wide Web: A bloody game, a coding Taoiseach and the #1 porn video of all time
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
This 10-year-old has been teaching Enda a thing or two...
See what the Taoiseach’s been up to…
So you want to learn how to code? Here's how to get started
It’s never been easier to start learning, and there are many free online resources to help you out.
This 9-year-old Dubliner has been named the EU's Digital Girl of the Year
What were you doing when you were nine?
Jordan Casey is expanding his tech start-up - right after he does his Junior Cert
We spoke with the 14-year-old CEO ahead of his appearance at the Web Summit.
Ten more CoderDojo clubs are to be set up over next twelve months
The exact locations has yet to be set in stone, but it’s expected that some of them will be set up in Dublin, Kildare and Limerick.
Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why
We can’t continue to just lament the shortage of highly skilled IT graduates; we need to re-think the way digital skills are taught in the classroom.
Apple for dopes: 11 things to know about the new iPhone announcements
Feeling like a bit of an Apple dummy? We’re here to help
Students get chance to show off digital skills with launch of Future 8 Awards
The competition, which is open to children and teenagers aged 7 – 17, features eight categories and promises that each main prize will be a “money-can’t-buy experience.”
Are women the 'untapped answer' to Ireland's IT skills shortage?
A new report proposes that women could be the key to bridging the skills gap in the IT sector, but found that three quarters of females working in the industry had not planned on making it their career.
Dara Ó Briain battles Twitter criticism following comments about female comedians
The comedian is clarifying comments he made about a BBC policy regarding men-only panel shows.
A coding textbook for Irish secondary schools could be written in one day
The attempt is under way today at Facebook’s European HQ in Dublin as part of International Open Data Day.
Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference
Casey is set to address over 4,000 delegates on the topic “Things I learned the hard way as a young CEO”.
The 13-year-old who will make you feel like an underachiever
A junior version of Dragon’s Den will hear from Jordan Casey who has his own gaming company and started coding at age 9.
Coder Dojo founder, aged 20, honoured at Web Summit
James Whelton has become the youngest ever social entrepreneur to be made a fellow of the Ashoka foundation.
Facebook is testing a 'Want' button
Seven large businesses in the US are ‘testing’ the new product for the social media giant.
Programmers sought for dream job on tropical island
If you love turquoise waters, white sand and writing code… then it’s time to dust off your CV.
Column: How my school computer club turned into a worldwide movement
Cork teenager James Whelton set up CoderDojo to teach fellow students about computers – then watched it explode. He tells his story.