Daire Hickey

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Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times  Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The company behind the Web Summit has announced plans to move the annual tech expo from Dublin to Lisbon from next year. The move comes as a blow to p(...)

Preparations for the web summit  under way in the RDS, Dublin, as the technology conference opens its doors to the public  today. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

When the first Web Summit took place in 2010, it didn’t register on many people’s radars. Founded by Paddy Cosgrave, Daire Hickey and David Kelly, it (...)

Some companies will get employees to wear crazy clothes just to stand out from the crowd at events such as the Dublin Web Summit. PHOTOGRAPH: BRENDA FITZSIMONS

Walking along Howard Street in San Francisco late last February it was hard not to notice the number of adults cramming into bars and restaurants spor(...)

Patrick Collison, co-founder of Stripe, at the Dublin Web Summit. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

The second day of the web summit has a significantly different ambience to the first - where on Wednesday the RDS was filled with a sense of giddy ant(...)

Sexual divide: of the 200-plus speakers at the Web Summit, above, only 26 are women. Photographs: Websummit.net. Montage: Michael Ruane, Irish Times Premedia

Ten days from now, hundreds of leaders of the technology industry from around the world will convene in Dublin, joining 10,000 other people at the (...)

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