Daire Hickey

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Enda Kenny in Davos yesterday: the 90-minute debate on “rebooting the global economy” was not his natural territory, as the discussion delved into the nuances of labour patterns and emerging market developments. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

It was a case of back to school for Enda Kenny as he took his seat in the Alpine High School in Davos yesterday. It was a far cry from last year when (...)

Paddy Cosgrave,   Web Summit cheif executive, with deputy prime minister of Portugal Paulo Portas:  Manders Terrace, which also backs other events related to the Web Summit, owed €2.4 million to its creditors on December 31st, 2014, up from just shy of €660,000 a year earlier. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile/Web Summit

Manders Terrace, the company behind the Web Summit, saw both its cash balances and debts climb in 2014, according to newly filed accounts. The docum(...)

 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).

BrBroklyn star Saoirse Ronan (21) and Web Summit co-founder Daire B Brooklyn star Saoirse Ronan (21) and Web Summit co-founder Daire Hickey (29), ha(...)

Exit strategy: Web Summit foudner Paddy Cosgrave. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

On the Dart to Sandymount they’re talking about angels and unicorns. Which is strange, as they’re not five-year-olds. In fact pretty much everyone in (...)

Paddy Cosgrave, founder of The Web Summit, will not appear on Friday’s Late Late Show, despite earlier RTÉ releases claiming he was one of the main guests

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave has pulled out of a scheduled appearance on Friday’s The Late Late Show, having been billed as one of the main guest(...)

Established by Iseult Ward and Aiobheann O’Brien, FoodCloud is one of many successful start-ups that have emerged from Trinity College

Trinity College has produced more entrepreneurs than any other university in Europe over the last five years, according to new independent research. T(...)

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(...)

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