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WorkMatters Startup Meetup on Tuesday 5th March in Gorey Library

Join us for our next WorkMatters Startup Meetup on Tuesday 5th March in Gorey Library at 7pm. Breege Cosgrave, Local Enterprise Office Wexford will tell us about the supports available ...
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Top Tips for Starting Your Own Business at WorkMatters Startup Meetup Gorey

The inaugural WorkMatters Startup Meetup networking event took place in Gorey Library on the 5th February. Brendan Fitzpatrick founder of Global SCM Solutions and StartupJourney.ie shared his knowledge, practical advice ...
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CAO: as Industry talent outstrips supply, Engineers Ireland calls for 6th year students to choose engineering courses at 3rd level

Engineers Ireland is one of the largest representative bodies in Ireland, with over 25,000 engineers.  The membership incorporates all disciplines of the engineering profession across public and private industry, academic ...
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Cybersecurity and EdTech Start-ups Join the NovaUCD Ecosystem

NovaUCD, the Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs at University College Dublin (UCD), today welcomed Evervault, a cybersecurity start-up, and myStudyPal, an edtech start-up, the latest companies to join its ...
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TG4 Celebrates a Productive 2018

Figures issued today by national Irish language broadcaster TG4 show the station is going from strength to strength with its linear and online content, as well as consolidating companies in ...
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StartUp MeetUps 2019: Gorey Library, Wexford

Gorey Library, Work Matters StartUp MeetUps 2019 are being held on the first Tuesday of each month at 7pm in the library. The aim of these meetups is to build ...
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New TG4 Commissioning Strategy Evident in Spring Schedule

The impact of TG4’s bold new commissioning strategy is clearly evident in the 2019 Spring Schedule on the national Irish language channel. As part of the innovative approach developed by the ...
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British and Irish Engineers tie up deal on mobility post-Brexit

Engineers Ireland, the professional membership body for engineers in Ireland has become one of the first organisations to sign an agreement with its counterpart in the UK to ensure ongoing ...
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Interview with Jennifer Cloer, Executive Producer and Director of The Chasing Grace Project

Last month I was delighted to be invited to and attend the premiere of Episode 2: Progress & the Power of Community of The Chasing Grace Project. It was held in the ...
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TG4 strikes again with their new digital hub – BLOC

Whether you are a millennial, a Gen C or Gen Z baby, you will be interested in BLOC which is a brand-new Irish language short-form video content hub for 18+ audiences, that ...
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Interview with Niall Browne, SVP Trust & Security, CISO, DOMO: Bring Your Own Key Keeps Data Safe & Secure in the Cloud

During the recent PluralsightLIVE conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, organised by Pluralsight Inc.,  I had the opportunity of speaking with Niall Browne, SVP Trust and Security, CISO, Domo. Domo ...
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Interview with Keith Bergelt, CEO Open Invention Network on Microsoft’s Collaboration with Open Source Community

Just before The Linux Foundation’s recent OSSummit Europe Microsoft announced that it was officially joining the Open Invention Network (OIN) and was bringing with it its portfolio of over 60,000 ...
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TII joins Engineers Ireland’s STEPS Programme to support engineering talent pipeline

The Engineers Ireland STEPS youth-focused education outreach programme is to be supported by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) over the period 2019-2021 as part of TII’s corporate commitment to encourage young ...
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Skills developed in sport key to building a successful career in engineering, says GAA football star Tom Parsons

Engineers Ireland unveils Engineering Superhero Ambassadors in national ‘call to action’ for Engineers Week 2019. Survey shows 88% of parents of primary school students and 80% of parents of secondary ...
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Interview with Aaron Skonnard, Co-Founder and CEO Pluralsight Inc at PluralsightLive, Salt Lake City, Utah

Pluralsight Inc is a technology learning platform that helps solve problems and develop skills that scale. During the recent PluralsightLIVE conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, I had the opportunity to ...
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PluralsightLIVE 2018, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: A Lens into the Future

It was a long journey from Dublin to Salt Lake City, Utah to attend the PluralsightLIVE 2018 conference organised by Pluralsight Inc., but it was so worth it. Pluralsight Inc. is ...
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The Linux Foundation Energy Project: Wanted 10,000 Developers to Electrify the Planet

The first ever LF Energy Summit was held recently in Edinburgh, Scotland. This event brought together power system engineers with open source developers to start building a community of utilities, ...
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Malala Yousafzai shares her story at PluralsightLIVE 2018

There was great anticipation and excitement ahead of Malala’s appearance at the PluralsightLIVE conference in Utah. She came on stage to a standing ovation and rapturous applause from everyone in ...
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Why lack of diversity creates biases in artificial intelligence and machine learning

I recently attended The Linux Foundation’s Open Source Summit Europe which took place in the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. This amazing venue was a fantastic backdrop to a busy, exciting ...
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Interview with Nate Walkingshaw, Chief Experience Officer, Pluralsight: Directed Discovery a Paradigm Shift from Agile and Scrum

During the recent PluralsightLIVE conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, I had the opportunity to speak with Nate Walkingshaw, Chief Experience Officer (CXO), Pluralsight. Nate shared with me the Directed ...
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