Niamh Bushnell

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Nicola Mortimer of Three: “I definitely think the environment for entrepreneurs has changed for the better.”
The start-up island

Ireland now boasts 36 incubators and accelerators dedicated to supporting start-up activity, with another six due to come on line this year. Accenture(...)

Outgoing Dublin Commissioner for Startups Niamh Bushnell: office “enhanced the character and international reputation of Dublin as a tech and innovation city”. Photograph: Julien Behal/Maxwells

Dublin’s Startup Commissioner’s office is set for shake up in 2017 when current commissioner steps down. Ms Bushnell, who took up the role in 2014 as (...)

Grand Canal Dock: Dublin is now the 47th most expensive city in the world for expats to live and work in – behind London, San Francisco, and Paris – but ahead of other start-up hubs like Berlin (100), Barcelona (110) and Lisbon (134).  Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

Back in 2011, Brittany-born Kevin Loaec decided to fulfil his dream of starting his own business. He could have done it in France, but found the start(...)

Dublin’s Silicon Docks, home to Google and a plethora of other digital giants.

Dublin’s commissioner for startups, Niamh Bushnell, reacted to the UK’s shock decision to exit the European Union by issuing a press release with “Tha(...)

Macnas presents its pop-up theatre spectacle on 6th Street in Austin, Texas sponsored by IDA Ireland during SXSW

The Taoiseach may not have been present at this year’s South By SouthWest (SxSW) Interactive festival but the Queen of Ireland was an appropriate sub(...)

Participants at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive festival in Austin, Texas, this week: Barack Obama attended the festival on Friday, becoming the first US president to do so. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

President Barack Obama had a long list of requests for the tech community at South by Southwest 2016 on Friday. As the first president to attend the (...)

Dublin Bus: A mid-length journey cash fare that cost €1.60 five years ago now costs €2.70, an increase of almost 70 per cent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne Photograph: Cyril Byrne Dublin Bus jobs loss. Jan16th-08

There is a guy on my bus route who thinks he is Elvis. Or rather, there is a Dublin Bus driver who occasionally drives a route I sometimes take to wo(...)

Director of SXSW Interactive Hugh Forrest: “The tight connection with the community is one of the things that helps keep the event relevant, fresh and cutting-edge”

South by Southwest (SXSW) did not put Austin, Texas on the map, but in a city that has attracted every beatnik, bohemian, artist and musician in the (...)

US president Barack Obama: will address the South by Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas which will be attended by several Irish start-ups.  Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

US president Barack Obama is to speak at the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) festival in Texas, conference organisers have said. A number of I(...)

Dr Bruce Martin: “A big part of what we are doing is helping to link the students up with researchers who are working on cutting-edge technologies”

Graduates of the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School’s MSc in innovation, entrepreneurship and design gain more than a much sought-after Smur(...)

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