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Manchester United legend to join Tour De France winner at this year's Web Summit
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Manchester United legend to join Tour De France winner at this year's Web Summit

Jul 1st 2015, 1:48 PM 6,204 Views 1 Comment

Edwin van der Sar and Chris Froome will speak at the Sport Summit.

David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student
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David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student

Feb 13th 2015, 10:55 AM 28,962 Views 13 Comments

Timely tweet attracted attention of high-profile New York Times journalist – and he gave her some good career advice. (She has since come and worked for us!)

This young entrepreneur beat over 1,100 others to be crowned Ireland's best
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This young entrepreneur beat over 1,100 others to be crowned Ireland's best

Dec 8th 2014, 2:15 PM 12,356 Views 10 Comments

So here’s what makes his startup a €50,000 winner…

These are some of the things TripAdvisor is cooking up in its new Dublin office
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These are some of the things TripAdvisor is cooking up in its new Dublin office

Nov 9th 2014, 9:00 AM 14,515 Views 12 Comments

The man in charge of new products at the world’s biggest travel site says he is “really confident” its reviews are fair.

All of Ireland completely fell in love with Eva Longoria on the Late Late last night
# Eva So Keen
# Eva So Keen

All of Ireland completely fell in love with Eva Longoria on the Late Late last night

Nov 8th 2014, 10:41 AM 7,135 Views 3 Comments

She’s smart and fun. Can we be friends with her?

One of these 5 Irish startups from the Web Summit could be the Next Big Thing
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One of these 5 Irish startups from the Web Summit could be the Next Big Thing

Nov 8th 2014, 10:15 AM 13,345 Views 13 Comments

Anyone for an app that trawls your friends’ Facebook pages to pick out the perfect gift?

The Briefcase: Web Summit, Luxleaks and the most infamous letter in Ireland
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# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Web Summit, Luxleaks and the most infamous letter in Ireland

Nov 7th 2014, 10:20 PM 17,716 Views 11 Comments

This was the week in business.

Hear Eva Longoria try to say 'Tayto crisps' in an Irish accent
# Top O' The Mornin'!
# Top O' The Mornin'!

Hear Eva Longoria try to say 'Tayto crisps' in an Irish accent

Nov 7th 2014, 1:45 PM 7,144 Views 2 Comments

The actress talked about her trip to Ireland on Seth Meyers’ chat show last night.

'We're here to take over' - Cathal Pendred confirmed for Boston card
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# Them Apples

'We're here to take over' - Cathal Pendred confirmed for Boston card

Nov 6th 2014, 7:13 PM 7,460 Views 6 Comments

Conor McGregor and Paddy Holohan are already on the 18 January bill in TD Garden.

CEO of Web Summit says if dodgy WiFi not fixed 'we won't be in this country much longer'
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# Is That A Threat?

CEO of Web Summit says if dodgy WiFi not fixed 'we won't be in this country much longer'

Nov 6th 2014, 5:55 PM 40,232 Views 124 Comments

Around 22,000 people attended the event which is worth an estimated €100 million to the Irish economy.

Rio: I sometimes think I'd like to be a manager, then I see the look on Harry's face
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# Management Material

Rio: I sometimes think I'd like to be a manager, then I see the look on Harry's face

Nov 6th 2014, 6:45 AM 2,888 Views 2 Comments

The QPR defender is ready for life after football.

What the GAA can learn from rugby players and their 'dual careers'
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What the GAA can learn from rugby players and their 'dual careers'

Nov 6th 2014, 6:15 AM 4,872 Views 6 Comments

Former Cork hurler Donal Óg Cusack says life off the field is as important as life on it.

Donal Óg disagrees that GAA is on the way to turning professional
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# Pay For Play

Donal Óg disagrees that GAA is on the way to turning professional

Nov 5th 2014, 9:10 PM 7,255 Views 18 Comments

Eugene McGee may have predicted that pay for play is on the cards but the GPA chairman takes another view.

Rio Ferdinand's first thoughts on Roy Keane - 'this guy is crazy'
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# His Name Is Rio

Rio Ferdinand's first thoughts on Roy Keane - 'this guy is crazy'

Nov 5th 2014, 7:22 PM 11,202 Views 5 Comments

The QPR defender was in Dublin at the Web Summit this afternoon.

No time for Web Summit? Here's 17 startup pitches... in less than 2 minutes
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# Quick Pitch

No time for Web Summit? Here's 17 startup pitches... in less than 2 minutes

Nov 5th 2014, 4:42 PM 8,957 Views 4 Comments

But you won’t get to see Eva Longoria this way.

This is why so many A-listers want to appear on Funny or Die
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This is why so many A-listers want to appear on Funny or Die

Nov 5th 2014, 3:03 PM 10,706 Views 1 Comment

Funny or Die CEO Dick Glover explains how it manages to get so many comedians, actors and public figures to appear on its comedy videos.

'I've never read Moneyball' says the man whose work inspired the book
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# Stats

'I've never read Moneyball' says the man whose work inspired the book

Nov 5th 2014, 12:40 PM 4,759 Views 4 Comments

Bill James also argues that, despite their proliferation, statistics can still give sports organisations an advantage

The man behind Movember on why not-for-profit is a 'bullsh*t term'
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# Mo Money

The man behind Movember on why not-for-profit is a 'bullsh*t term'

Nov 5th 2014, 12:39 PM 13,366 Views 12 Comments

And how a four-man operation used fun – rather than fear tactics – to become a global fundraising juggernaut.

Could a device the size of a euro coin radically improve concussion identification?
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# Head Games

Could a device the size of a euro coin radically improve concussion identification?

Nov 5th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,866 Views 1 Comment

That’s what New Zealand based CSX hope for.

Big business and governments need to 'step up' and support startups as customers
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# Late Adopters

Big business and governments need to 'step up' and support startups as customers

Nov 4th 2014, 9:52 PM 10,900 Views 3 Comments

One venture capitalist explains why Apple is still exciting – but your bank never will be.

Start-ups, investors and Eva Longoria – Day 1 of the Web Summit
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# Good Crowd

Start-ups, investors and Eva Longoria – Day 1 of the Web Summit

Nov 4th 2014, 9:30 PM 11,242 Views 8 Comments

Dublin’s Web Summit being held in the RDS opened to huge crowds today.

Eva Longoria got more than 100 packs of Tayto delivered to her room
# Ms Tayto
# Ms Tayto

Eva Longoria got more than 100 packs of Tayto delivered to her room

Nov 4th 2014, 7:29 PM 10,701 Views 12 Comments

Well, we’ve all been there.

The future of sports broadcasting: Is the multi-billion euro rights war here to stay?
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The future of sports broadcasting: Is the multi-billion euro rights war here to stay?

Nov 4th 2014, 7:15 PM 4,188 Views 3 Comments

TV sports rights are worth a reported €20 billion globally each year.

Forget multinationals... Why the real future is in 'very small business'
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# Think Small

Forget multinationals... Why the real future is in 'very small business'

Nov 4th 2014, 6:22 PM 11,740 Views 24 Comments

GoDaddy’s Steven Aldrich says small-time operators can solve a “crisis of meaning” in the world’s workforce.

'Some people enjoy a soap opera' - Manchester United director Richard Arnold
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# Stretford Enders

'Some people enjoy a soap opera' - Manchester United director Richard Arnold

Nov 4th 2014, 6:04 PM 5,741 Views 1 Comment

Arnold says performance on the field wont necessarily impact the popularity of the club off it.

'The most Irish thing ever': WiFi trouble at Dublin's Web Summit
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'The most Irish thing ever': WiFi trouble at Dublin's Web Summit

Nov 4th 2014, 5:50 PM 27,903 Views 57 Comments

Over 16,000 devices were connected to the wifi at the RDS today.

Guy Easterby explains how Leinster use rugby technology to stay ahead of the pack
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# Web Summit 2014

Guy Easterby explains how Leinster use rugby technology to stay ahead of the pack

Nov 4th 2014, 5:47 PM 6,618 Views 3 Comments

Leinster’s team manager was speaking at the Sport Summit stage at the Web Summit in Dublin today.

How focusing on one sport at a young age can harm your child's chance of being a superstar
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How focusing on one sport at a young age can harm your child's chance of being a superstar

Nov 4th 2014, 4:09 PM 5,532 Views 1 Comment

Sports Gene author David Epstein was speaking at the 2014 Web Summit today.

Guinness got a sneaky dig in at Web Summit's Wi-Fi problems today
# Sly Dig
# Sly Dig

Guinness got a sneaky dig in at Web Summit's Wi-Fi problems today

Nov 4th 2014, 3:50 PM 5,119 Views 0 Comments

“We came for the free Wi-Fi.”

Kenny: Me ringing the Nasdaq bell should encourage emigrants to come home
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Kenny: Me ringing the Nasdaq bell should encourage emigrants to come home

Nov 4th 2014, 3:20 PM 14,944 Views 92 Comments

The Taoiseach rang the bell at the Web Summit in Dublin today.

9 truly bonkers things that could only happen at the Web Summit
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# Web Summit

9 truly bonkers things that could only happen at the Web Summit

Nov 4th 2014, 1:17 PM 18,236 Views 11 Comments

From coloured sheep to “wearable tech for dogs”.

'Don't poison the well' - Oculus chief tells rivals not to release bad VR products
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'Don't poison the well' - Oculus chief tells rivals not to release bad VR products

Nov 4th 2014, 11:37 AM 5,736 Views 5 Comments

The virtual reality company said that it reached out to rivals to ensure that they release as good a product as possible, while their own product is months away.

Eva Longoria has basically done every single tourist activity in Dublin today
# Book Of Kells
# Book Of Kells

Eva Longoria has basically done every single tourist activity in Dublin today

Nov 3rd 2014, 6:52 PM 65,385 Views 68 Comments

She even tried some Tayto.

Heading to the Web Summit tomorrow? Here's how to prepare
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Heading to the Web Summit tomorrow? Here's how to prepare

Nov 3rd 2014, 2:18 PM 8,582 Views 8 Comments

If you’re heading to the Web Summit and haven’t put any plans together yet, here’s what to keep in mind.

Ferdinand and McGregor among speakers confirmed for Web Summit
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# Box Office

Ferdinand and McGregor among speakers confirmed for Web Summit

Oct 27th 2014, 7:10 PM 18,261 Views 17 Comments

Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley will also appear at next month’s event.

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 23,320 Views 16 Comments

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

Baseball stats guru Bill James to speak at Web Summit in Dublin
# Moneyball
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# Moneyball

Baseball stats guru Bill James to speak at Web Summit in Dublin

Sep 17th 2014, 4:46 PM 2,606 Views 0 Comments

If you like your sports lathered in statistics, then James is your man.

There's (dubious) speculation online that the Web Summit will be bought by SXSW
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# Sxsw Dublin?

There's (dubious) speculation online that the Web Summit will be bought by SXSW

Jul 24th 2014, 5:06 PM 8,939 Views 4 Comments

‘Just rumours’ says the company.

The Summit is hiring, but check your degree, especially where you got it from
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# Trinners For Winners

The Summit is hiring, but check your degree, especially where you got it from

May 8th 2014, 10:45 PM 57,174 Views 157 Comments

The Summit’s website lists a number of past speakers who have dropped out of education such as Twitter’s Jack Dorsey or Tumblr’s David Karp.

Poll: Should a degree have a different weight depending on where it's from?
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Poll: Should a degree have a different weight depending on where it's from?

May 8th 2014, 9:44 AM 33,022 Views 206 Comments

The Dublin Web Summit is giving different credits to degrees from different institutions. Do you agree with this?