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# dublin-web-summit - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Looks like the Web Summit was doing quite well in Dublin

Back when the event’s organisers and the government were still friends, at least.

# dublin-web-summit - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Enda Kenny was sent a last minute invite to the Web Summit but he won't be going along

There’s been some confusion about whether the Taoiseach had been invited.

# dublin-web-summit - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move

Co-founder Paddy Cosgrave made the announcement the event was leaving Dublin today.

# dublin-web-summit - Monday 27 October, 2014

From The42 Ferdinand and McGregor among speakers confirmed for Web Summit Box Office

Ferdinand and McGregor among speakers confirmed for Web Summit

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

# dublin-web-summit - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Would an appearance by Eva Longoria convince you to attend the Dublin Web Summit?

The actress and angel investor will be speaking at the event, which is taking place in November.

# dublin-web-summit - Thursday 24 July, 2014

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

‘Just rumours’ says the company.

# dublin-web-summit - Thursday 8 May, 2014

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

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.

'No evidence' why The Summit treats graduates differently - HEA

The minimum grade requirement for job applicants is different depending where someone graduated.

# dublin-web-summit - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

The CEO of Facebook-owned Oculus VR will be speaking at this year's Web Summit

Limerick-native Patrick Collison, founder and CEO of payments company Stripe, and the co-founder of Paypal, Max Levichin, will also speak at the event, now known as The Summit.

# dublin-web-summit - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Elon Musk's advice to Enda Kenny on fostering Ireland's digital economy

His three top tips: Encourage engineering courses in university, support start-ups better, develop talent.

AOL chief issues battle cry at Web Summit

“AOL missed the marketplace,” admits Tim Armstrong in Dublin but shares the lessons the company has learned.

From The42 'Hurlboard' created to welcome skate legend Tony Hawk to Dublin Skateboard

'Hurlboard' created to welcome skate legend Tony Hawk to Dublin

But how does The Birdman do under a high dropping ball, Ger?

# dublin-web-summit - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From The42 Tony Hawk got beat down by an Irish teenager in a game of rock, paper, scissors today The Birdman

Tony Hawk got beat down by an Irish teenager in a game of rock, paper, scissors today

Your skateboard can’t help you here, T-Hawk.

This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like

Taoiseach Enda Kenny became the first person to ever ring the opening bell in Ireland.

Tech leaders gather for start of Dublin Web Summit

A total of 10,000 people will be in attendance with venture capitalists looking to invest.

# dublin-web-summit - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Cole, Cork-opoly and grocery shopping: The week in numbers

How much does it cost to bring football into disrepute on Twitter? And how do NAMA’s accounts look?

Aaron McKenna: We know Ireland has talent – why stop it from growing?

Ireland’s ‘knowledge economy’ is actually waiting to happen, writes Aaron McKenna.

# dublin-web-summit - Friday 19 October, 2012

Mozilla CEO says Google is a "frenemy"

Gary Kovacs says that while Mozilla, which created Firefox, gets most of its revenue from Google, the two companies are still eyeing each other carefully.

# dublin-web-summit - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work

Wael Ghonim tells Irish audience how he applied digital marketing strategies to Facebook campaign that helped spark uprising in Egypt last year.

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Web summit hears: Sex please, you're Irish

Cindy Gallop, founder of Make Love Not Porn, wants Irish people to share their real-life sex videos to counter the myths of online porn (and to make some money while they’re at it).

Digital head wants "all of RTÉ" to convert to online

Múirne Laffan tells Dublin Web Summit that RTÉ need to “work together” with other media outlets as online become priority.

# dublin-web-summit - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Smartphone explosion - and 10 other predictions your business should know

AOL’s Digital Prophet David Shing was speaking at the Dublin Web Summit today.

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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.

Europe's largest technology conference to begin in RDS today

Over 3,000 people are expected at the RDS for the Dublin Web Summit, thought to be worth €12m to the local economy.

# dublin-web-summit - Sunday 30 September, 2012

5 unusual startups pitching at the Dublin Web Summit

Electric Ireland’s sponsoring a contest for start-ups at next month’s summit. Here’s some of the odder entries.

# dublin-web-summit - Saturday 28 July, 2012

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.

# dublin-web-summit - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Column: We have the tech entrepreneurs - now we need to keep them here

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy wants to press his own government to support Irish tech start-ups – without attaching too many strings.

# dublin-web-summit - Thursday 27 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s Fix: Ireland goes to the polls, markets embrace the Greece deal, how much you’ll pay for an iPhone 4S, and just what DID cause Monday night’s flooding?

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Tech leaders land in the city for Dublin Web Summit

Day one of the Dublin Web Summit brought some positivity to the capital as global tech leaders shared their wisdom.

# dublin-web-summit - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Angry Birds CEO coming to Dublin for web summit

Mikael Hed will join senior execs from LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube at the second annual Dublin Web Summit.

# dublin-web-summit - Friday 10 June, 2011

Our story:’s Jennifer O’Connell at the Dublin Web Summit

Want to know how it all started? Watch our founding editor’s presentation on’s beginnings, the changing nature of news and where we are today.

# dublin-web-summit - Friday 27 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Did you have a pint with Mark Zuckerberg last night? Facebook

Did you have a pint with Mark Zuckerberg last night?

The Facebook founder is in Dublin to visit the company’s European HQ. He reportedly went for some drinks in the city last night, and may attend a Facebook-hosted Bell X1 gig tonight.

# dublin-web-summit - Monday 14 February, 2011

Take 5: Monday

Five things you need to know: No Valentine for Merkel from Enda, McWilliams regrets opening the door to Brian Lenihan (literally), and a dash to hospital for a Grammy reporter.