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# web-summit - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Pat Phelan says his new cosmetic clinic chain could be a 'half-billion-dollar business'
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

Pat Phelan says his new cosmetic clinic chain could be a 'half-billion-dollar business'

Nov 8th 2018, 5:23 PM 6,297 Views 0 Comments

The Cork entrepreneur is planning five new Sisu branches across Ireland and the UK.

# web-summit - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Web Summit announces €110m deal to remain in Lisbon for next ten years
# New Deal
# New Deal

Web Summit announces €110m deal to remain in Lisbon for next ten years

Oct 3rd 2018, 12:16 PM 20,665 Views 60 Comments

The annual event expects to see its capacity more than double as part of the deal by 2022.

# web-summit - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'Paddy Cosgrave was wrong to invite Le Pen - and wrong to use Northern Ireland in his justification'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Paddy Cosgrave was wrong to invite Le Pen - and wrong to use Northern Ireland in his justification'

Aug 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 19,722 Views 47 Comments

David McCann, an expert on the politics of peace, can not equate Marine Le Pen with the stakeholders of Northern Ireland.

# web-summit - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Web Summit organiser apologises over 'offensive' dinner at Portugal's National Pantheon
# Apology
# Apology

Web Summit organiser apologises over 'offensive' dinner at Portugal's National Pantheon

Nov 14th 2017, 9:09 AM 44,396 Views 53 Comments

A number of Portugal’s important national figures are buried at the Pantheon.

# web-summit - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'Nothing to do with Enda leaving': Web Summit organisers announce Dublin event
# Moneyconf
# Moneyconf

'Nothing to do with Enda leaving': Web Summit organisers announce Dublin event

Jun 6th 2017, 7:25 AM 28,586 Views 32 Comments

MoneyConf, a financial services and fintech conference, has previously been held in other countries.

# web-summit - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Web Summit is going on a hiring spree – including someone to deal with the Irish government
# Building Relationships
# Building Relationships

Web Summit is going on a hiring spree – including someone to deal with the Irish government

Apr 25th 2017, 3:13 PM 14,219 Views 16 Comments

It comes as the company eyes a possible return to Dublin.

# web-summit - Monday 7 November, 2016

People who paid thousands for tickets left waiting outside Web Summit
# Lisbon
# Lisbon

People who paid thousands for tickets left waiting outside Web Summit

Nov 7th 2016, 8:28 PM 41,930 Views 68 Comments

Late Late ticket prices started at €1,000 for exhibition floor only.

# web-summit - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Looks like the Web Summit was doing quite well in Dublin
# Paddy Cash
# Paddy Cash

Looks like the Web Summit was doing quite well in Dublin

Jan 13th 2016, 6:11 PM 25,106 Views 25 Comments

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

# web-summit - Sunday 8 November, 2015

The workplace of the future - where no one has a 9-to-5 job
# Out Of Office
# Out Of Office

The workplace of the future - where no one has a 9-to-5 job

Nov 8th 2015, 8:45 AM 16,701 Views 13 Comments

Upwork is the world’s biggest market for Freelancers. This week we met its CEO.

# web-summit - Saturday 7 November, 2015

The company that lets you buy property for £50 has an eye on Ireland
# Give Me Land
# Give Me Land

The company that lets you buy property for £50 has an eye on Ireland

Nov 7th 2015, 8:45 AM 37,081 Views 11 Comments

Nearly a year after its launch, London-based Property Partner has its sights on international markets.

These eleven-year-olds have created a device that could help prevent bullying
# Red Alert
# Red Alert

These eleven-year-olds have created a device that could help prevent bullying

Nov 7th 2015, 8:30 AM 17,888 Views 23 Comments

The BullyBug wristband was demoed at the Web Summit centre stage and has generated a lot of interest.

# web-summit - Friday 6 November, 2015

Your personal data was talked about at the Web Summit, but it looks like you might have to pay to keep it safe in the future
# Opinion
# Opinion

Your personal data was talked about at the Web Summit, but it looks like you might have to pay to keep it safe in the future

Nov 6th 2015, 9:44 AM 100 Views 9 Comments

Privacy could become a product purchased by the rich and an unattainable luxury for the poor, writes Maria Helen Murphy.

Poll: Will the Web Summit moving to Portugal be a loss to Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will the Web Summit moving to Portugal be a loss to Ireland?

Nov 6th 2015, 9:30 AM 21,670 Views 67 Comments

Or will another event come along?

'Anyone else would have a statue outside Wembley' - Ferdinand defends under-fire Rooney
# MUFC
From The42
# MUFC

'Anyone else would have a statue outside Wembley' - Ferdinand defends under-fire Rooney

Nov 6th 2015, 12:05 AM 5,827 Views 6 Comments

The former Man United defender believes Rooney will be appreciated more when he’s not around.

# web-summit - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Brian O'Driscoll is enjoying his weekends too much to even consider coaching
# Web Summit
From The42
# Web Summit

Brian O'Driscoll is enjoying his weekends too much to even consider coaching

Nov 5th 2015, 9:50 PM 15,262 Views 16 Comments

He was speaking at the final day of the Web Summit.

Paddy Cosgrave pulls out of Late Late Show appearance
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Paddy Cosgrave pulls out of Late Late Show appearance

Nov 5th 2015, 8:26 PM 44,189 Views 74 Comments

The Web Summit founder’s name had appeared on a list of guests due to appear on the show tomorrow.

Paddy Cosgrave has told Dublin's last Web Summit how excited he is about Lisbon
# Lukewarm Reception
# Lukewarm Reception

Paddy Cosgrave has told Dublin's last Web Summit how excited he is about Lisbon

Nov 5th 2015, 4:18 PM 22,196 Views 74 Comments

Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave rolled out the red carpet for the event’s new hosts today.

# web-summit - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

The Dublin Port Tunnel was likened to this futuristic transport idea
# Woosh!
# Woosh!

The Dublin Port Tunnel was likened to this futuristic transport idea

Nov 4th 2015, 6:13 PM 22,274 Views 28 Comments

Hyperloop Tech wants to create large-scale pressurised air tubes which it believes will change transport.

The Rugby World Cup reminded Pádraig Harrington of the dangers of peaking too soon
# Web Summit
From The42
# Web Summit

The Rugby World Cup reminded Pádraig Harrington of the dangers of peaking too soon

Nov 4th 2015, 5:07 PM 5,182 Views 6 Comments

The three-time major winner was speaking today in Dublin.

What the 25-year-old Irish founder of a $5 billion company told the Web Summit
# Words Of Wisdom
# Words Of Wisdom

What the 25-year-old Irish founder of a $5 billion company told the Web Summit

Nov 4th 2015, 12:40 PM 38,722 Views 31 Comments

John Collison founded Stripe with brother Patrick in 2011.

Watch: RTE News broadcast a pretty awkward interview with the web summit co-founder...
# Painful
# Painful

Watch: RTE News broadcast a pretty awkward interview with the web summit co-founder...

Nov 4th 2015, 11:46 AM 47,866 Views 108 Comments

Sharon Ní Bheoláin gave Daire Hickey a bit of a grilling. And it’s not going down too well with people…

'I was gutted to leave my baby, but I went away with a bit of life about me and destroyed the guy'
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

'I was gutted to leave my baby, but I went away with a bit of life about me and destroyed the guy'

Nov 4th 2015, 6:15 AM 5,397 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s world champion boxer gave his thoughts at the Web Summit in Dublin yesterday.

# web-summit - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Doug Howlett: ‘2 of my best 5 rugby memories are in the red of Munster'
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Doug Howlett: ‘2 of my best 5 rugby memories are in the red of Munster'

Nov 3rd 2015, 9:04 PM 17,825 Views 27 Comments

The former All Black spoke alongside Galway hurler Joe Canning this afternoon.

Facebook has revealed how it will help blind people 'see' photos
# 20 Questions
# 20 Questions

Facebook has revealed how it will help blind people 'see' photos

Nov 3rd 2015, 8:25 PM 15,034 Views 7 Comments

It’s very similar to 20 questions, and it’s Facebook’s way of bringing more people to its services.

'If you can kick a ball 20 metres in a straight line now, you are on £10,000 a week'
# WIT
From The42
# WIT

'If you can kick a ball 20 metres in a straight line now, you are on £10,000 a week'

Nov 3rd 2015, 6:52 PM 15,761 Views 10 Comments

Former Man United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar was speaking at the Web Summit in Dublin today.

Here's what €20 gets you for lunch at the Web Summit
# Good Food Summit
# Good Food Summit

Here's what €20 gets you for lunch at the Web Summit

Nov 3rd 2015, 6:45 PM 52,821 Views 89 Comments

People aren’t happy.

Will VR become more ubiquitous than the smartphone? This man seems to think so
# Takeover
# Takeover

Will VR become more ubiquitous than the smartphone? This man seems to think so

Nov 3rd 2015, 4:19 PM 13,343 Views 18 Comments

The founder of Oculus VR believes that VR and other similar devices will be more commonplace than smartphones today.

Here's what €20 gets you for lunch at the Web Summit
# Good Food Summit
From The Daily Edge
# Good Food Summit

Here's what €20 gets you for lunch at the Web Summit

Nov 3rd 2015, 3:04 PM 10,595 Views 11 Comments

People aren’t happy.

Web Summit founder: 'What we received in the last four years was nothing more than hush money'
# Last Hurrah
# Last Hurrah

Web Summit founder: 'What we received in the last four years was nothing more than hush money'

Nov 3rd 2015, 11:15 AM 25,574 Views 100 Comments

The relationship between the government and Paddy Cosgrave is well and truly over…

8 excellently nerdy things to do in Dublin
# Dublin Geeks
From The Daily Edge
# Dublin Geeks

8 excellently nerdy things to do in Dublin

Nov 3rd 2015, 10:55 AM 13,344 Views 1 Comment

You know you want to.

# web-summit - Monday 2 November, 2015

The Web Summit could make you a millionaire... just don't bank on it
# Startups
# Startups

The Web Summit could make you a millionaire... just don't bank on it

Nov 2nd 2015, 7:15 AM 23,685 Views 29 Comments

The annual tech conference will be held in Ireland for the final time this year – but how have startups experienced it?

# 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
# Thanks But No Thanks
# Thanks But No Thanks

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

Nov 1st 2015, 6:44 PM 21,093 Views 53 Comments

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

# web-summit - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Oct 29th 2015, 11:13 PM 8,445 Views 8 Comments

A bonfire in Dublin, garda reject pay deal and the Marriage Bill gets signed into law… all the day’s big stories.

How not to win friends and influence people at the Web Summit
# Bad Idea
# Bad Idea

How not to win friends and influence people at the Web Summit

Oct 29th 2015, 1:17 PM 22,668 Views 25 Comments

It’s that time of year again.

# web-summit - Sunday 18 October, 2015

'Getting involved in a petty mudslinging match over the Web Summit is embarrassing'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Getting involved in a petty mudslinging match over the Web Summit is embarrassing'

Oct 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 190 Views 60 Comments

A bitter war of words has erupted between the Web Summit and the Taoiseach’s office, but as the finger pointing continues this whole affair smacks of desperation and incompetence, writes Paul Allen.

# web-summit - Friday 16 October, 2015

Joan Burton is sorry the Web Summit people are leaving with their backpacks and satchels
# Out Of Here
# Out Of Here

Joan Burton is sorry the Web Summit people are leaving with their backpacks and satchels

Oct 16th 2015, 10:21 AM 16,519 Views 80 Comments

Organisers “felt they got a better offer some place else” the Tánaiste said.

# web-summit - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Revealed: The emails that show why the Web Summit left Dublin
# Deteriorating Relations
# Deteriorating Relations

Revealed: The emails that show why the Web Summit left Dublin

Oct 15th 2015, 10:46 PM 55,685 Views 150 Comments

The summit’s founder Paddy Cosgrave said it was the company’s “absolute preference” to stay in Ireland.

# web-summit - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Innovation minister says losing the Web Summit is actually a 'success story'
# Lisbon Bound
# Lisbon Bound

Innovation minister says losing the Web Summit is actually a 'success story'

Sep 27th 2015, 3:21 PM 24,688 Views 61 Comments

Damien English said it’s another example of an Irish company doing well internationally.

# web-summit - Thursday 24 September, 2015

The Web Summit relocation isn't surprising, we couldn't even keep the WiFi working
# Opinion
# Opinion

The Web Summit relocation isn't surprising, we couldn't even keep the WiFi working

Sep 24th 2015, 5:20 PM 196 Views 70 Comments

Bord Failte estimates the summit generated around €100 million in the local economy last year and this will be a significant loss. But let’s get things in perspective in economic terms, writes Angela Nagle.

# web-summit - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:32 AM 29,789 Views 128 Comments

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

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