Saoirse Ronan, noted for having “set critics fluttering” with her role in the film adaptation of Colm Toibin’s novel Brooklyn, joined a host of other movie stars in the Hollywood sector, including two of the leads from the most recent Star Wars movie, Daisy Ridley (23) and John Boyega (23).

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Paddy Cosgrave with  Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the Web Summit last year.

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Paddy Cosgrave (right) at a publicity event for the 2014 Web Summit – 20,000 people are expected to attend the summit. Photograph: Maxwells

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Paddy Cosgrave: denies allegations of unfair competition, cybersquatting, and deceptive business practices

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Former Zynga executive Marcus Segal addresses the Smart People Smart Economy conference at the US Embassy. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

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