9 September

What is the future of journalism? Back the smart people

From phoning in your copy in the 1990s, to Facebook Instant Articles today, the media landscape is shifting. Where it goes is hard to pin down, but the general theme is a need for constant re-evaluation. Who could have predicted 20 years ago that tiny blocks of lights, sound and Gorilla Glass, in the pocket of almost everybody on your street, would be distributing news in…

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9 September

10 Things You Need to Learn From Apple's Marketing

Steve Jobs didn't have a master's degree, and he certainly wasn't an engineer, but he excelled at marketing. Those marketing skills propelled Apple into the top spot and turned the company around from near bankruptcy. Apple’s marketing has become a benchmark for other companies that want to reach similar heights of recognition and revenue. Whether you are a top tier content marketing agency or a SaaS (software as a service)…

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9 September

Hundreds of jobs announced in bumper week of activity

Over 400 jobs were announced this week, with Leitrim the main beneficiary after VistaMed’s creation of a 163-strong facility at Carrick-on-Shannon. Leitrim, Limerick, Lisburn, Galway, Mayo and Dublin all benefitted from a raft of new jobs announcements this week, with Fitbit and VistaMed delivering the more eye-catching developments. A €10m investment in a new 45,000sq ft state-of-the-art R&D facility in Leitrim will see VistaMed, already the largest employer in…

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9 September

Vicar St Comedy Gala for Poppys Wheels

Date: Friday 16 September, 2016 Time: Times Vary Location: Vicar St, Dublin Category: Comedy Vicar St Comedy Gala for Poppys Wheels FUNDRAISER Vicar St 16th September 2016 This September join us for the Vicar St Comedy Gala for Poppy’s Wheels featuring Pj Gallagher, Neil Delamere , David O’Doherty, Eleanor Tiernan, Gearoid Farrelly, Joanne McNally, Dermot Whelan, MC Karl Spain and many more. This September 16th Vicar…

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9 September

Music Festivals Composing the Island

National Concert Hall Date: Wednesday 7 September, 2016 through Sunday 25 September, 2016 . Time: Times Vary Location: NCH Category: Concert / Live Music Music Festivals Composing the Island 07 - 25 September 2016 Venue: NCH Honouring the past 100 years of classical music in Ireland, Composing the Island is a festival season that has been set up to celebrate the very best Irish orchestral music…

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9 September

Irish Film Institute Documentary Festival 2016

Date: Thursday 22 September, 2016 through Sunday 25 September, 2016 . Time: All Day Event Location: Irish Film Institute Temple Bar Price: various Category: Festival The newly rebranded and enlarged IFI Documentary Festival is back once again with the world’s best selection of factual films this September. One of the IFI’s flagship festivals, the IFI Documentary Festival will screen twelve feature length documentaries, with one world…

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2 September

Wearable tech giant Fitbit plans to create up to 100 new jobs in Dublin

Health and fitness band maker Fitbit is to establish its EMEA headquarters in Dublin, with plans to employ 50 people this year and up to 100 employees by the end of 2017. Fitbit’s new Dublin office will be headed by managing director Des Power, a seasoned tech executive, and will provide targeted support to the millions of Fitbit users across the EMEA region. The office will…

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2 September

5 Content Strategies That Will Always Work

According to a recent survey by Demand Gen Report, 47 percent of B2B buyers consume three to five content pieces before engaging with a salesperson. Yet, more than 70 percent of marketers lack a consistent or integrated content strategy. What about you? Are you part of that statistic? If so, you’re not just leaving money on the table - you’re practically handing it to your competitors. The…

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2 September

Making a Murderer's Dean Strang and Jerry Buting

Date: Friday 23 September, 2016 through Tuesday 27 September, 2016 . Time: Times Vary Location: Vicar Street Category: Entertainment Dean Strang and Jerry Buting 23 - 27 September 2016 Venue: Vicar Street Dean Strang and Jerry Buting are two of the unlikeliest heartthrobs you’ve probably ever chanced upon. However, here they are. Heartthrobs about to hit Vicar Street in order to talk about their roles in…

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2 September

These Rooms

1916 Dublin City Date: Tuesday 27 September, 2016 through Sunday 16 October, 2016 . Time: Times Vary Location: 85/86 Dorset Street Upper Category: Theatre / Dance These Rooms ANU and CoisCéim Dance Theatre will create a live performance and film installation incorporating dance, theatre and visual art based on an historical incident in Dublin's North King Street in April 1916, that resulted in the killing of…

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