5 August

Pokemon GO and Picnic

Date: Saturday 13 August, 2016 Time: Times Vary Location: Stephen's Green Category: Sports Sport and Outdoors Pokemon GO and Picnic Saturday 13 August 2016 Venue: Stephen's Green It’s the hottest new game on everyone’s lips - and smartphones. Grab your friends, your phone and your battery packs and join the fun at Stephen’s Green for Pokémon GO and Picnic. Geek Ireland are hosting this free, fun,…

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22 July

Subsea electricity cable linking Ireland and France powers ahead

The Celtic Interconnector is the name of a project aiming to hook Ireland up with the European electricity grid using an undersea cable to France. Capitalising on the visit of French President François Hollande today (21 July), the Irish government has revealed plans for the €1bn Celtic Interconnector. With a planned capacity of 700 megawatts, apparently enough to power 450,000 households, EirGrid and its French counterpart…

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22 July

13 incredible dream jobs you'll think we made up

Have what it takes to be a chief wombat cuddler, director of cat meme creation or chief birthday officer? No, we didn’t make those up. The notion of a dream job can differ from person to person. As the adage goes, if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life – but we all love different things. Even so, we think…

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22 July

If you're relying on what you know today, you're already irrelevant, says Accenture CHRO

It’s no secret that the tech sector is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. Staying relevant and, indeed, staying ahead of the curve, can be a challenge. Part of the challenge facing any tech sector company is finding and developing the talent that will help you grow a successful business. An even bigger challenge is retaining them. Though, according to Accenture’s chief leadership and…

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22 July

Summer Camp (Weeklong)

Time: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm Date: Monday 25 July, 2016 Location: Dublin Zoo Category: Kids / Family Summer Camp (Weeklong) WhenMon, 25 July, 10:00 – 14:30 DescriptionDublin Zoo’s week-long camps introduce children to the wild and wonderful world of animals and science. There will be a range of fascinating activities to enjoy, all age-appropriate and designed to appeal to many different learning styles. But, most…

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22 July

Shakespeare in the Open

Casino Marino Date: Wednesday 27 July, 2016 through Thursday 11 August, 2016 . Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Casino Marino Category: Entertainment Start Date: 27 Jul 2016 End Date: 11 Aug 2016 Times: Shakespeare in the Open - 27th July 2016 at 6pm. Admission is free to this wonderful outdoor performance by Fortune's Fool Productions who will present Measure for Measure in the grounds…

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22 July

The Vodafone Comedy Festival

Date: Thursday 28 July, 2016 through Sunday 31 July, 2016 . Time: Times Vary Location: Iveagh Gardens Category: Comedy The Vodafone Comedy Festival 28 - 31 July 2016 Venue: Iveagh Gardens It’s back. The feel-good event of the summer returns to the Iveagh Gardens and this time round it will feature over eighty hilarious comedians. Our favourite funny people from around the globe will perform at…

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20 July

Culture Night - Voluteers Wanted

Culture Night will take place on Friday, September 16th, a night of entertainment, discovery and adventure across the country as arts organisations and cultural and historic houses open their doors until late with thousands of free events for all to enjoy. In Dublin a record 250+ venues will open their doors for Culture Night including Christ Church Cathedral, the National Museum of Ireland, the Science Gallery…

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15 July

Ireland's survival post-Brexit depends on cost, tax and talent

Ireland’s ability to navigate the choppy waters of change following the UK’s dramatic Brexit from the EU will depend on three things: keeping the 12.5pc corporate tax, keeping costs low and the ability to recruit from a pool of 500m people. PricewaterhouseCoopers’ 2016 CEO Pulse Survey of Irish CEOs found that, aside from Brexit, key concerns include a lack of availability of key skills, which is at…

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15 July

Niantic to make Pokemon Go an advertiser's paradise

The team behind Pokémon Go, the augmented reality (AR) game that has broken all app records, has revealed it plans to open up the game to advertisers allowing for ‘sponsored locations’ within the game. The world has gone Pokémon Go mad. Even though the app is yet to officially hit app stores in many countries, it has already broken nearly every record imaginable. Since its launch, we’ve…

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