Paul Connell

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Siro is the broadband joint venture of the ESB and Vodafone

Irish company Pure Telecom has announced a €12 million deal with open access network operator Enet that will allow the company to access the ultra-fas(...)

Gamers compete in an esports tournament at the Gaming Stadium in Vancouver.

Esports is a growing sport, with 22 per cent of Irish adults saying they watch or play in competitive online tournaments, a new survey has found. Th(...)

Pure Telecom chief executive Paul Connell: “We want every community in the country to have access to high-speed internet”

Pure Telecom and BT have signed a multimillion euro deal that enable the company to bring high-speed broadband to rural areas using BT’s infrastructur(...)

Electric Picnic Diva: part of Ellie Niblock’s winning entry

Electric Picnic has announced the return of Diva, its artist-in-residence programme, for the 2018 festival, which runs in Stradbally, Co Laois, from A(...)

Hibernia said the approach was not a replacement for teachers, but had potential to ease difficulties facing students and school principals. Photograph: Google Street View

Some secondary schools are live-streaming video of classes to their pupils because of a shortage of qualified teachers in key subjects, an Oireachtas (...)

Pure Telecom CEO Paul Connell  and Orlagh Nevin, Open Eir’s director of sales,  marketing and service announcing Pure Telecom and Open Eir’s €35 million infrastructure. Photograph: John Ohle Photography

Pure Telecom has agreed a two-year €35 million infrastructure deal with Eir to offer it broadband and phone services to almost two million potential c(...)

Klara Keating and Tadhg Higgins with Pure Telecom chief executive Paul Connell. “Access to internet-connected digital tools and resources is vital for all children living in a modern society,” says Connell

Almost half of Irish parents believe their children are being held back from achieving key education goals because of poor internet connectivity at th(...)

Paul Connell, director, Pure Telecom: “We have exciting plans to remain at the cutting-edge of the telecommunications market.” Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

Pure Telecom is looking to double turnover to €40 million within three years after reporting its best ever financial figures on the back of a sharp ri(...)

“Many of our students get by with two sets of uniform in five years. In many cases they can and are passed down through families. Not so with the generic brands you are promoting”

Plans to make schools cut the cost of uniforms and books for parents amount to “unaccepable micro-management,” the president of the country’s largest (...)

Prayer for enlightenment? Tom Inglis says few Irish  now look for religious answers. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty

The future of faith-based education in Ireland continues to be hotly debated. Fr Paul Connell, president of the largest secondary-school management b(...)

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