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# it - Monday 5 November, 2018

Remember that creepy Twitter ghost story 'Dear David'? It's being made into a movie
# Dear David
From The Daily Edge
# Dear David

Remember that creepy Twitter ghost story 'Dear David'? It's being made into a movie

Nov 5th 2018, 8:00 AM 22,124 Views 3 Comments

Here’s everything we know so far.

# it - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Mandatory security requirements introduced to protect companies against cyber attacks
# Online Threats
# Online Threats

Mandatory security requirements introduced to protect companies against cyber attacks

Sep 19th 2018, 7:04 PM 8,994 Views 21 Comments

The requirements will apply to service providers in sectors such as digital communications, transport, drinking water supply and healthcare.

# it - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Teenagers' personal details illegally accessed by hackers at Carlow school
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Teenagers' personal details illegally accessed by hackers at Carlow school

Apr 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,804 Views 25 Comments

A full garda investigation is now underway.

# it - Monday 9 October, 2017

Israeli police detain dozens in 'horror clown' craze
# It Follows
# It Follows

Israeli police detain dozens in 'horror clown' craze

Oct 9th 2017, 12:55 PM 29,479 Views 24 Comments

The craze is an extension of a similar fad prevalent across the US last year, and coincides with the release of the Stephen King adaptation ‘It’.

# it - Saturday 16 September, 2017

This Dublin clinic is doing classes for people who are scared of clowns after the release of It
# Pennywise
From The Daily Edge
# Pennywise

This Dublin clinic is doing classes for people who are scared of clowns after the release of It

Sep 16th 2017, 9:08 AM 3,407 Views 1 Comment

It’s a hard time to be coulrophobic right now.

# it - Monday 15 May, 2017

Tusla warns that child protection reports may not have been received over weekend
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Tusla warns that child protection reports may not have been received over weekend

May 15th 2017, 4:05 PM 22,686 Views 44 Comments

The Department of Communications described the global cyber attack as “unprecedented”.

# it - Friday 12 May, 2017

Irish IT company creating 150 new jobs in Dublin
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Irish IT company creating 150 new jobs in Dublin

May 12th 2017, 6:02 AM 12,669 Views 29 Comments

The new positions will be across a range of ICT and telecommunications disciplines.

# it - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Over 300 jobs being created at IT firm in Dublin
# Version 1
# Version 1

Over 300 jobs being created at IT firm in Dublin

Apr 5th 2017, 7:49 AM 12,241 Views 27 Comments

The jobs will be filled over the next three years.

# it - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Over 100 new tech jobs announced in Dublin after €6.5 million investment
# Good News
# Good News

Over 100 new tech jobs announced in Dublin after €6.5 million investment

Feb 23rd 2017, 7:21 AM 11,010 Views 27 Comments

The positions will be filled over a three-year period.

# it - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Michael Noonan has announced another 40 new jobs for Limerick
# Redfaire
# Redfaire

Michael Noonan has announced another 40 new jobs for Limerick

Oct 20th 2016, 10:22 AM 10,298 Views 24 Comments

Last month, the Minister for Finance allocated half a billion euro to Limerick, the State’s fourth-largest city.

# it - Monday 8 August, 2016

Gardaí restore their computer systems after virus threat
# Malware
# Malware

Gardaí restore their computer systems after virus threat

Aug 8th 2016, 5:39 PM 8,025 Views 8 Comments

“An Garda Síochána can re-confirm that no data was compromised, and that Pulse and the Garda website were not affected.”

# it - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Gardaí found a virus in their IT systems this week
# Hack
# Hack

Gardaí found a virus in their IT systems this week

Aug 7th 2016, 1:20 PM 22,226 Views 48 Comments

However, it is believed that data, the Pulse system nor the Garda Síochána website were not affected.

# it - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Lecturers at the country's institutes of technology are going on strike
# Striiiiike
# Striiiiike

Lecturers at the country's institutes of technology are going on strike

Jan 12th 2016, 12:29 PM 16,139 Views 25 Comments

The strike day will take place next month.

The top five highest-paying business jobs in Ireland are...
# Salaries
# Salaries

The top five highest-paying business jobs in Ireland are...

Jan 12th 2016, 6:03 AM 41,673 Views 13 Comments

The positive employment stats seen in Ireland in recent times are set to continue according to a new jobs guide for 2016.

# it - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Cork, Dublin, and Limerick are getting a heap of jobs this morning
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

Cork, Dublin, and Limerick are getting a heap of jobs this morning

Dec 1st 2015, 8:07 AM 21,728 Views 65 Comments

Two companies are expanding and Limerick IT is getting a new campus.

# it - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Police are poking around Fifa's headquarters again
# Seizure
# Seizure

Police are poking around Fifa's headquarters again

Jun 10th 2015, 7:34 PM 7,338 Views 6 Comments

IT data’ has been seized.

# it - Sunday 31 May, 2015

We must challenge myths about females in IT (before girls start applying for college)
# Opinion
# Opinion

We must challenge myths about females in IT (before girls start applying for college)

May 31st 2015, 8:30 PM 347 Views 78 Comments

IT is far more pervasive now than it was 20 years ago, so the decline in female graduates in the area seems counter-intuitive.

# it - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Take a break and look at Dublin Zoo's new baby bongo
# Daw
# Daw

Take a break and look at Dublin Zoo's new baby bongo

Apr 9th 2015, 1:00 PM 8,299 Views 20 Comments

You’re going to want one too.

# it - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Want to learn to write code? Here's how...
# Coder
# Coder

Want to learn to write code? Here's how...

Feb 17th 2015, 1:00 PM 8,745 Views 47 Comments

Understanding how software is made is increasingly important (but it needn’t cost you the earth to learn).

# it - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Staff told of AIB outsourcing plans at mass hotel meeting
# 170 Jobs
# 170 Jobs

Staff told of AIB outsourcing plans at mass hotel meeting

Jan 13th 2015, 12:30 PM 26,541 Views 55 Comments

Banking union the IBOA says there’s a sense of “betrayal and disappointment” among staff as a result of the planned move.

# it - Monday 1 December, 2014

Live in Limerick? There's 100 jobs coming your way
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Live in Limerick? There's 100 jobs coming your way

Dec 1st 2014, 11:26 AM 9,330 Views 19 Comments

The roles will be created over the next two years.

# it - Monday 3 November, 2014

Over 100 jobs announced for Cork
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Over 100 jobs announced for Cork

Nov 3rd 2014, 2:16 PM 9,372 Views 8 Comments

OpenText, a Canadian software company will create the jobs.

# it - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Good news: 130 jobs announced for Athlone and Dublin
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Good news: 130 jobs announced for Athlone and Dublin

Oct 30th 2014, 7:03 AM 9,922 Views 0 Comments

Teleflex will create the jobs over three years, while Openet will create 30 jobs in Dublin.

# it - Monday 18 August, 2014

Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works
# CAO 2014
# CAO 2014

Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works

Aug 18th 2014, 12:30 AM 15,578 Views 3 Comments

You’ll need to know this when the points are released today…

# it - Monday 28 July, 2014

Up to 100 jobs to be created by Dublin-based IT company
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Up to 100 jobs to be created by Dublin-based IT company

Jul 28th 2014, 8:29 AM 10,591 Views 14 Comments

Version 1 is to be backed by a government investment fund.

# it - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

40 jobs announced by Cork IT firm
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

40 jobs announced by Cork IT firm

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:44 AM 6,311 Views 6 Comments

Itron Inc will hire the staff in accounting and financial positions.

# it - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

60 jobs announced in Cork and Portlaoise
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

60 jobs announced in Cork and Portlaoise

Jul 22nd 2014, 8:02 AM 10,302 Views 8 Comments

The jobs are IDA backed and come in the IT and telecoms sector.

# it - Monday 7 July, 2014

200 jobs up for grabs as Ryanair launches digital lab
# High Flyers
# High Flyers

200 jobs up for grabs as Ryanair launches digital lab

Jul 7th 2014, 3:59 PM 14,084 Views 32 Comments

The 200 roles will cover areas like software development, marketing and innovation hackers, which will aim to develop the next generation of apps and services.

# it - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why
# Digital Skills
# Digital Skills

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why

Jun 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 79 Views 42 Comments

We can’t continue to just lament the shortage of highly skilled IT graduates; we need to re-think the way digital skills are taught in the classroom.

# it - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Are women the 'untapped answer' to Ireland's IT skills shortage?
# Unlocking The Code
# Unlocking The Code

Are women the 'untapped answer' to Ireland's IT skills shortage?

May 3rd 2014, 7:15 AM 11,195 Views 30 Comments

A new report proposes that women could be the key to bridging the skills gap in the IT sector, but found that three quarters of females working in the industry had not planned on making it their career.

# it - Monday 24 March, 2014

Rwandan President pledges €50,000 to perfect Joanne O'Riordan's robot
# Robbie The Robot
# Robbie The Robot

Rwandan President pledges €50,000 to perfect Joanne O'Riordan's robot

Mar 24th 2014, 8:28 AM 17,455 Views 32 Comments

Paul Kagame told a conference in Dublin that his country would match funds being put forward by the International Telecommunication Union.

# it - Sunday 9 March, 2014

"The whole thing really started before Marie died..": Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran on his Wicklow council bid
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

"The whole thing really started before Marie died..": Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran on his Wicklow council bid

Mar 9th 2014, 8:45 AM 7,962 Views 31 Comments

The partner of Marie Fleming, whose court battle ignited a national campaign on right-to-die issues, is running in the the local elections this May.

# it - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

77 per cent of company data breaches are caused by employees
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

77 per cent of company data breaches are caused by employees

Jan 21st 2014, 4:46 PM 6,765 Views 7 Comments

The survey found that almost a quarter of Irish companies have experienced multiple data breaches over the past twelve months.

# it - Saturday 16 November, 2013

UK Cyber-crime unit issues urgent "ransomware" warning
# Hacked
# Hacked

UK Cyber-crime unit issues urgent "ransomware" warning

Nov 16th 2013, 4:06 PM 11,330 Views 22 Comments

The virus locks a users computer until a ransom of nearly €650 has been paid.

# it - Monday 4 November, 2013

More upskilling courses needed to cash in on ICT growth
# Technology
# Technology

More upskilling courses needed to cash in on ICT growth

Nov 4th 2013, 11:05 AM 5,563 Views 11 Comments

A Forfás report has called for more and better ICT courses and says that for social welfare changes should be introduced to encourage take-up.

# it - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Good news: Over 330 new jobs announced across Ireland
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Good news: Over 330 new jobs announced across Ireland

Oct 30th 2013, 10:15 PM 24,553 Views 106 Comments

The jobs are across a range of sectors including software development, online security, internet and digital media.

# it - Monday 21 October, 2013

Banking union raises concerns as AIB considers outsourcing of 1,000 jobs
# IBOA
# IBOA

Banking union raises concerns as AIB considers outsourcing of 1,000 jobs

Oct 21st 2013, 11:07 AM 7,227 Views 27 Comments

The IBOA says its concerned about the consequences of outsourcing for the economy as a whole, and has described proposals by AIB to outsource some IT operations as “potentially short-sighted”.

# it - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Column: Irish regulators will soon be at the forefront of questions about data protection
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Irish regulators will soon be at the forefront of questions about data protection

Aug 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 69 Views 9 Comments

Global tech firms in Ireland bring responsibilities as well as benefits; Facebook’s base in Dublin means Irish regulators will be the forefront of new questions surrounding privacy and data protection, writes Dan Hayden.

# it - Friday 16 August, 2013

80 per cent of IT companies plan to hire staff in next three months
# Smart Economy
# Smart Economy

80 per cent of IT companies plan to hire staff in next three months

Aug 16th 2013, 7:58 AM 5,862 Views 64 Comments

Over 70 per cent of IT companies expect revenues to rise this year, with one quarter expecting a “substantial” increase.

# it - Thursday 15 August, 2013

10 television professionals losing it on air
# Tee Hee
From The Daily Edge
# Tee Hee

10 television professionals losing it on air

Aug 15th 2013, 9:30 PM 39,039 Views 25 Comments

Sometimes it’s when you shouldn’t laugh that you need to the most.

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