Category: Ireland

Expert Warns: No Official Data on Companies in Irish Augmented and Virtual Reality Sector 

Call for analysis to be carried out for “significant area of opportunity” for Ireland comes ahead of Ireland’s annual ARVR Innovate Conference The Irish Government needs to undertake a detailed analysis of the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) industries in this country if it wishes to capture investment in these growing markets, according

Judges joining Sir Richard Branson for Voom 2018 Final revealed

  Virgin Media Business unveils expert panel that will judge the Voom finals on 23 May 2018 Business leaders will decide which entrepreneurs win a share of over €1.1million in prizes after pitching their big ideas live Founder of Innocent drinks Richard Reed, serial entrepreneur and TV presenter Sophie Morgan,  Founder of Tropic Skincare Susie

LinkedIn Reveals Sharp Decline in Irish Professionals Moving to UK as ‘Brexit Effect’ Sees Britain Lose Talent

Number of Irish professionals migrating to UK declines by 37%, the biggest decrease of all EU states LinkedIn data shows an overall fall of 26% in professional migration into the UK from the EU over the past year The UK became a net exporter of talent to the EU in Q1 2018 Recruiters and HR

Esri Ireland Eyes Expansion Following €1.6 Million Investment

Investment includes upgrades to Dublin offices and lease of new office space in Northern Ireland Will enable launch of new service offerings Esri Ireland grew revenues 13% to €7.8 million in 2017 and is forecasting €9 million turnover in 2018   Esri Ireland, the market leader in geographic information services, today announces that it has

MobilityX Conference, focused on the future of self-driving technology

MobilityX, the autonomous driving industry conference, will welcome delegates to Dublin’s Iveagh House on Thursday, 10thMay to discuss the exciting future of self-driving cars. The one-day conference will introduce the public to the global leaders of this growing sector and will be followed by an invite-only, TED style event on Mayo’s Achill Island from May

Philip McNamara the organiser of MobilityX appears on this episode of the Irish Tech New Podcast

I talk to Philip McNamara the VP of Business Development for Voxpro in the USA and the organiser of MobilityX. Philip talks to Ronan about the MobilityX Conference which takes places on May 1oth, what to expect at it, self-driving cars, and why some of the technology in self-driving cars is available in most cars sold

Many Who Beat 2015 Health Insurance Penalty Deadline Risk Overpaying by up to 20%

  “People wisely took out cover in 2015 to avoid the new age loading but may now be overpaying by multiples of the 2% loading figure.” When it comes to the increasing cost of health insurance, consumer inertia is one of the main factors according to Dermot Goode, leading health insurance expert with Totalhealthcover.ie. Of

No Government data on number of people or companies in Irish augmented and virtual reality sector expert warns

The Irish Government needs to undertake a detailed analysis of the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) industries in this country if it wishes to capture investment in these growing markets, according to one of the country’s top AR and VR experts.  Alex Gibson, Assistant Head of the School of Marketing in Dublin Institute of Technology

Revenue Clarification Prompts Confusion Amongst Airbnb hosts

An update from Revenue on the tax treatment of expenses of Airbnb hosts issued last week has sparked some confusion, with leading tax refund specialists Taxback.com reporting a surge in enquiries in the last week from hosts querying what exactly this development means for them. Taxback.com, who are the official partners of Airbnb, say that

St Patrick’s Busiest Mytaxi Day Ever With Upsurge in Demand on e-hailing App

Mytaxi, Ireland’s leading taxi e-hailing app, carried 3.6 million passengers in Ireland over the first quarter of 2018, with St Patrick’s Day its busiest day ever. The app registered a record amount of trips on March 17th this year, more than on any single day previously including on the Hailo platform – surpassing the previous