At the National Digital Week launch were (from left) Norah Casey, publisher; Anne O’Leary, Vodafone Ireland; Louise Phelan, PayPal; and Dee Forbes, Discovery Networks Northern Europe

Ireland’s first-ever National Digital Week took place at the beginning of this month in the west Cork town of Skibbereen. The four-day event attracted(...)

Key speakers include Ingrid Vanderveldt of the US-based Empower A Billion Women 2020 organisation, who is also a former entrepreneur in residence at Dell, and a CNBC television host

West Cork might not seem the most obvious location for a festival focused on digital technology, but more than 2,000 entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts, (...)

Dell’s Ingrid Vanderveldt, with Sean O’Connor, StatSport, one of the founding members of Dell Founders Club. Photograph: Shane O’Neill/Fennells

But for the last few years, Ingrid Vanderveldt has been working with Dell, helping to build up the programmes it offers to support entrepreneurs, from(...)