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# Web Summit

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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.
The Web Summit relocation isn't surprising, we couldn't even keep the WiFi working
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 paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move
Co-founder Paddy Cosgrave made the announcement the event was leaving Dublin today.
Manchester United legend to join Tour De France winner at this year's Web Summit
Edwin van der Sar and Chris Froome will speak at the Sport Summit.
David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student
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
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
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
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
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
This was the week in business.
Hear Eva Longoria try to say 'Tayto crisps' in an Irish accent
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
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'
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
The QPR defender is ready for life after football.
What the GAA can learn from rugby players and their 'dual careers'
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
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'
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
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
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
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'
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?
That’s what New Zealand based CSX hope for.
Big business and governments need to 'step up' and support startups as customers
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
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
Well, we’ve all been there.
The future of sports broadcasting: Is the multi-billion euro rights war here to stay?
TV sports rights are worth a reported €20 billion globally each year.
Forget multinationals... Why the real future is in 'very small business'
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
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
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
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
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
“We came for the free Wi-Fi.”
Kenny: Me ringing the Nasdaq bell should encourage emigrants to come home
The Taoiseach rang the bell at the Web Summit in Dublin today.
9 truly bonkers things that could only happen at the Web Summit
From coloured sheep to “wearable tech for dogs”.