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Fair City set to return to TV screens next month
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Fair City set to return to TV screens next month

Aug 11th 2020, 10:13 AM 18,735 Views 54 Comments

Production on the show stopped in March due to the coronavirus.

A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist
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A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist

Jan 13th 2017, 10:20 PM 22,393 Views 32 Comments

Over 1,100 students from 375 schools across the island of Ireland competed for the title.

'You're opening doors for them' - The community that encourages kids to code is five today
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'You're opening doors for them' - The community that encourages kids to code is five today

Sep 17th 2016, 8:00 PM 14,038 Views 9 Comments

Ever since its first session in Cork in 2011, CoderDojo is now operating in 66 countries across the world.

You can buy this piece of computer hardware for the price of a pint
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You can buy this piece of computer hardware for the price of a pint

Nov 26th 2015, 9:41 AM 20,897 Views 23 Comments

The Raspberry Pi Zero is smaller than a credit card and is designed to bring programming to everyone.

Could coding in schools help solve a major problem in the sector?
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# Bridging The Gap

Could coding in schools help solve a major problem in the sector?

Jun 13th 2015, 8:30 PM 14,826 Views 65 Comments

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
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The best time for a child to learn how to code? Wait until they're nine

Apr 30th 2015, 1:07 PM 11,573 Views 34 Comments

Also, more than half of adults believe coding should be taught in primary and secondary schools.

This startup bet on a new language growing and it's reaping the rewards
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# First Mover

This startup bet on a new language growing and it's reaping the rewards

Mar 31st 2015, 6:30 AM 21,519 Views 26 Comments

nearForm decided to base its entire company on node.js and has become one of the leaders in its field.

Vincent Browne hasn't gotten anything in the post from Irish Water
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# Say Nothing

Vincent Browne hasn't gotten anything in the post from Irish Water

Feb 25th 2015, 1:35 PM 17,861 Views 75 Comments

The veteran broadcaster was speaking on the Newstalk Breakfast programme this morning.

#FeministHackerBarbie is the internet's perfect response to a sexist Barbie book
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# Barbed

#FeministHackerBarbie is the internet's perfect response to a sexist Barbie book

Nov 22nd 2014, 2:30 PM 4,789 Views 5 Comments

Barbie is no fool.

So you want to learn how to code? Here's how to get started
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So you want to learn how to code? Here's how to get started

Nov 16th 2014, 11:00 AM 18,130 Views 16 Comments

It’s never been easier to start learning, and there are many free online resources to help you out.

Jordan Casey is expanding his tech start-up - right after he does his Junior Cert
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# Getting To The Next Level

Jordan Casey is expanding his tech start-up - right after he does his Junior Cert

Oct 26th 2014, 4:00 PM 23,313 Views 16 Comments

We spoke with the 14-year-old CEO ahead of his appearance at the Web Summit.

12 beautiful maths-inspired GIFs that are dizzying to watch
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# Spellbinding

12 beautiful maths-inspired GIFs that are dizzying to watch

Sep 13th 2014, 1:00 PM 24,933 Views 16 Comments

A Dublin-based PhD student created these incredible works.

Mini makeover for TV3 with new documentary unit and evening show
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Mini makeover for TV3 with new documentary unit and evening show

Jul 16th 2014, 6:41 PM 12,289 Views 19 Comments

Midweek and FYI have been dumped to make way for the new shows.

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why
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# Digital Skills

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why

Jun 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 83 Views 42 Comments

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.

A coding textbook for Irish secondary schools could be written in one day
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A coding textbook for Irish secondary schools could be written in one day

Feb 22nd 2014, 1:22 PM 19,632 Views 73 Comments

The attempt is under way today at Facebook’s European HQ in Dublin as part of International Open Data Day.

BAI: ‘There is a risk that Irish-made TV content could become marginalised’
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BAI: ‘There is a risk that Irish-made TV content could become marginalised’

Aug 28th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,000 Views 21 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said it’s important that the lives and values of the Irish people be represented in TV programming.

7 incredible quotes from Crazy About One Direction
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# Bonkers

7 incredible quotes from Crazy About One Direction

Aug 16th 2013, 10:35 AM 6,550 Views 20 Comments

The Channel 4 documentary offered some real insight into the minds of the Directioners.

13-year-old Waterford programmer in NY Apple Store keynote speech
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13-year-old Waterford programmer in NY Apple Store keynote speech

Aug 4th 2013, 1:01 PM 16,036 Views 29 Comments

The young entrepreneur is CEO of his own games company, and started writing code when he was nine.

The 13-year-old who will make you feel like an underachiever
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# Junior Dragons

The 13-year-old who will make you feel like an underachiever

Apr 28th 2013, 5:00 PM 23,468 Views 25 Comments

A junior version of Dragon’s Den will hear from Jordan Casey who has his own gaming company and started coding at age 9.

A 'brutal, brutal, brutal' year but TV3 remains positive about the future
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# TV3

A 'brutal, brutal, brutal' year but TV3 remains positive about the future

Aug 25th 2012, 8:00 AM 9,932 Views 25 Comments

As it launched its autumn schedule, TV3′s programming director Ben Frow and commercial director Pat Kiely talked recession, financial pressures, RTÉ, David Norris and Tallafornia with TheJournal.ie this week.

Column: How my school computer club turned into a worldwide movement
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Column: How my school computer club turned into a worldwide movement

Jul 28th 2012, 7:00 PM 394 Views 21 Comments

Cork teenager James Whelton set up CoderDojo to teach fellow students about computers – then watched it explode. He tells his story.

Is Facebook testing out a new 'Want' button?
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Is Facebook testing out a new 'Want' button?

Jul 3rd 2012, 8:38 AM 5,921 Views 21 Comments

A developer has uncovered Facebook code which produces a new button alongside the ‘Like’ feature.

'Undercover Bishop' and major Titanic drama-doc top RTÉ new season
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'Undercover Bishop' and major Titanic drama-doc top RTÉ new season

Jan 16th 2012, 5:29 PM 4,471 Views 20 Comments

The national broadcaster has released details of new productions expected to air this spring – including €1.5m dramatisation of what happened ‘below deck’ on the Titanic.

RTE refuse to confirm they are planning rival show to Vincent Browne
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# RTÉ

RTE refuse to confirm they are planning rival show to Vincent Browne

Jan 19th 2011, 11:56 AM 1,172 Views 0 Comments

Nothing has been decided yet says RTE as it gears up for “wide-ranging” programming to cover the general election.