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# Web Summit

Last year
Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave being sued for defamation over tweet
Businessman Robert Quirke claims that he and his businesses were defamed and damaged due to a tweet posted by Cosgrave in 2021.
All time
Another former director of Web Summit has launched a High Court action against Paddy Cosgrave
Daire Hickey, who co-founded the tech conference, is alleging his rights as a minority shareholder were oppressed by Cosgrave.
Pat Phelan says his new cosmetic clinic chain could be a 'half-billion-dollar business'
The Cork entrepreneur is planning five new Sisu branches across Ireland and the UK.
Web Summit announces €110m deal to remain in Lisbon for next ten years
The annual event expects to see its capacity more than double as part of the deal by 2022.
'Paddy Cosgrave was wrong to invite Le Pen - and wrong to use Northern Ireland in his justification'
David McCann, an expert on the politics of peace, can not equate Marine Le Pen with the stakeholders of Northern Ireland.
Web Summit organiser apologises over 'offensive' dinner at Portugal's National Pantheon
A number of Portugal’s important national figures are buried at the Pantheon.
'Nothing to do with Enda leaving': Web Summit organisers announce Dublin event
MoneyConf, a financial services and fintech conference, has previously been held in other countries.
Web Summit is going on a hiring spree – including someone to deal with the Irish government
It comes as the company eyes a possible return to Dublin.
People who paid thousands for tickets left waiting outside Web Summit
Late Late ticket prices started at €1,000 for exhibition floor only.
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.
The workplace of the future - where no one has a 9-to-5 job
Upwork is the world’s biggest market for Freelancers. This week we met its CEO.
The company that lets you buy property for £50 has an eye on Ireland
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
The BullyBug wristband was demoed at the Web Summit centre stage and has generated a lot of interest.
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
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?
Or will another event come along?
'Anyone else would have a statue outside Wembley' - Ferdinand defends under-fire Rooney
The former Man United defender believes Rooney will be appreciated more when he’s not around.
Brian O'Driscoll is enjoying his weekends too much to even consider coaching
He was speaking at the final day of the Web Summit.
Paddy Cosgrave pulls out of Late Late Show appearance
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
Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave rolled out the red carpet for the event’s new hosts today.
The Dublin Port Tunnel was likened to this futuristic transport idea
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
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
John Collison founded Stripe with brother Patrick in 2011.
Watch: RTE News broadcast a pretty awkward interview with the web summit co-founder...
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'
Ireland’s world champion boxer gave his thoughts at the Web Summit in Dublin yesterday.
Doug Howlett: ‘2 of my best 5 rugby memories are in the red of Munster'
The former All Black spoke alongside Galway hurler Joe Canning this afternoon.
Facebook has revealed how it will help blind people 'see' photos
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'
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
People aren’t happy.
Will VR become more ubiquitous than the smartphone? This man seems to think so
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
People aren’t happy.
Web Summit founder: 'What we received in the last four years was nothing more than hush money'
The relationship between the government and Paddy Cosgrave is well and truly over…
8 excellently nerdy things to do in Dublin
You know you want to.
The Web Summit could make you a millionaire... just don't bank on it
The annual tech conference will be held in Ireland for the final time this year – but how have startups experienced it?
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.
Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
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
It’s that time of year again.
'Getting involved in a petty mudslinging match over the Web Summit is embarrassing'
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.
Joan Burton is sorry the Web Summit people are leaving with their backpacks and satchels
Organisers “felt they got a better offer some place else” the Tánaiste said.
Revealed: The emails that show why the Web Summit left Dublin
The summit’s founder Paddy Cosgrave said it was the company’s “absolute preference” to stay in Ireland.
Innovation minister says losing the Web Summit is actually a 'success story'
Damien English said it’s another example of an Irish company doing well internationally.