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#Paddy Cosgrave

# paddy-cosgrave - Saturday 15 August, 2020

'To the four nurses in Ireland...RIP': The Covid-19 Twitter claim that made it to the national airwaves
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

'To the four nurses in Ireland...RIP': The Covid-19 Twitter claim that made it to the national airwaves

Aug 15th 2020, 12:03 AM 64,278 Views 26 Comments

The story behind one of the most infamous myths of the pandemic.

# paddy-cosgrave - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Web Summit announces €110m deal to remain in Lisbon for next ten years
# New Deal
# New Deal

Web Summit announces €110m deal to remain in Lisbon for next ten years

Oct 3rd 2018, 12:16 PM 20,655 Views 60 Comments

The annual event expects to see its capacity more than double as part of the deal by 2022.

# paddy-cosgrave - Monday 24 September, 2018

Paddy Cosgrave slams FG on housing crisis, declines to say if he raised issue personally with Taoiseach
# Morning Ireland
# Morning Ireland

Paddy Cosgrave slams FG on housing crisis, declines to say if he raised issue personally with Taoiseach

Sep 24th 2018, 11:05 AM 22,544 Views 55 Comments

Cosgrave also criticised RTÉ for not highlighting issues around the housing crisis.

# paddy-cosgrave - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'Paddy Cosgrave was wrong to invite Le Pen - and wrong to use Northern Ireland in his justification'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Paddy Cosgrave was wrong to invite Le Pen - and wrong to use Northern Ireland in his justification'

Aug 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 19,687 Views 47 Comments

David McCann, an expert on the politics of peace, can not equate Marine Le Pen with the stakeholders of Northern Ireland.

# paddy-cosgrave - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Web Summit founder withdraws invite for far-right leader Marine Le Pen to 2018 event
# Paddy Cosgrave
# Paddy Cosgrave

Web Summit founder withdraws invite for far-right leader Marine Le Pen to 2018 event

Updated Aug 15th 2018, 12:45 PM 29,497 Views 120 Comments

Paddy Cosgrave had earlier defended the decision to host Le Pen at the November event.

# paddy-cosgrave - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'Nothing to do with Enda leaving': Web Summit organisers announce Dublin event
# Moneyconf
# Moneyconf

'Nothing to do with Enda leaving': Web Summit organisers announce Dublin event

Jun 6th 2017, 7:25 AM 28,577 Views 32 Comments

MoneyConf, a financial services and fintech conference, has previously been held in other countries.

# paddy-cosgrave - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Web Summit is going on a hiring spree – including someone to deal with the Irish government
# Building Relationships
# Building Relationships

Web Summit is going on a hiring spree – including someone to deal with the Irish government

Apr 25th 2017, 3:13 PM 14,216 Views 16 Comments

It comes as the company eyes a possible return to Dublin.

# paddy-cosgrave - Monday 7 November, 2016

People who paid thousands for tickets left waiting outside Web Summit
# Lisbon
# Lisbon

People who paid thousands for tickets left waiting outside Web Summit

Nov 7th 2016, 8:28 PM 41,912 Views 68 Comments

Late Late ticket prices started at €1,000 for exhibition floor only.

# paddy-cosgrave - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Looks like the Web Summit was doing quite well in Dublin
# Paddy Cash
# Paddy Cash

Looks like the Web Summit was doing quite well in Dublin

Jan 13th 2016, 6:11 PM 25,090 Views 25 Comments

Back when the event’s organisers and the government were still friends, at least.

# paddy-cosgrave - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Paddy Cosgrave pulls out of Late Late Show appearance
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Paddy Cosgrave pulls out of Late Late Show appearance

Nov 5th 2015, 8:26 PM 44,174 Views 74 Comments

The Web Summit founder’s name had appeared on a list of guests due to appear on the show tomorrow.

Paddy Cosgrave has told Dublin's last Web Summit how excited he is about Lisbon
# Lukewarm Reception
# Lukewarm Reception

Paddy Cosgrave has told Dublin's last Web Summit how excited he is about Lisbon

Nov 5th 2015, 4:18 PM 22,187 Views 74 Comments

Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave rolled out the red carpet for the event’s new hosts today.

# paddy-cosgrave - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Watch: RTE News broadcast a pretty awkward interview with the web summit co-founder...
# Painful
# Painful

Watch: RTE News broadcast a pretty awkward interview with the web summit co-founder...

Nov 4th 2015, 11:46 AM 47,815 Views 108 Comments

Sharon Ní Bheoláin gave Daire Hickey a bit of a grilling. And it’s not going down too well with people…

# paddy-cosgrave - Monday 2 November, 2015

The Web Summit could make you a millionaire... just don't bank on it
# Startups
# Startups

The Web Summit could make you a millionaire... just don't bank on it

Nov 2nd 2015, 7:15 AM 23,681 Views 29 Comments

The annual tech conference will be held in Ireland for the final time this year – but how have startups experienced it?

# paddy-cosgrave - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Enda Kenny was sent a last minute invite to the Web Summit but he won't be going along
# Thanks But No Thanks
# Thanks But No Thanks

Enda Kenny was sent a last minute invite to the Web Summit but he won't be going along

Nov 1st 2015, 6:44 PM 21,089 Views 52 Comments

There’s been some confusion about whether the Taoiseach had been invited.

# paddy-cosgrave - Sunday 18 October, 2015

'Getting involved in a petty mudslinging match over the Web Summit is embarrassing'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Getting involved in a petty mudslinging match over the Web Summit is embarrassing'

Oct 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 185 Views 60 Comments

A bitter war of words has erupted between the Web Summit and the Taoiseach’s office, but as the finger pointing continues this whole affair smacks of desperation and incompetence, writes Paul Allen.

# paddy-cosgrave - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Revealed: The emails that show why the Web Summit left Dublin
# Deteriorating Relations
# Deteriorating Relations

Revealed: The emails that show why the Web Summit left Dublin

Oct 15th 2015, 10:46 PM 55,394 Views 150 Comments

The summit’s founder Paddy Cosgrave said it was the company’s “absolute preference” to stay in Ireland.

# paddy-cosgrave - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:32 AM 29,779 Views 128 Comments

Co-founder Paddy Cosgrave made the announcement the event was leaving Dublin today.

# paddy-cosgrave - Thursday 6 November, 2014

CEO of Web Summit says if dodgy WiFi not fixed 'we won't be in this country much longer'
# Is That A Threat?
# Is That A Threat?

CEO of Web Summit says if dodgy WiFi not fixed 'we won't be in this country much longer'

Nov 6th 2014, 5:55 PM 40,221 Views 125 Comments

Around 22,000 people attended the event which is worth an estimated €100 million to the Irish economy.

# paddy-cosgrave - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

'The most Irish thing ever': WiFi trouble at Dublin's Web Summit
# Morto
# Morto

'The most Irish thing ever': WiFi trouble at Dublin's Web Summit

Nov 4th 2014, 5:50 PM 27,854 Views 57 Comments

Over 16,000 devices were connected to the wifi at the RDS today.

# paddy-cosgrave - Thursday 24 July, 2014

There's (dubious) speculation online that the Web Summit will be bought by SXSW
# Sxsw Dublin?
# Sxsw Dublin?

There's (dubious) speculation online that the Web Summit will be bought by SXSW

Jul 24th 2014, 5:06 PM 8,938 Views 4 Comments

‘Just rumours’ says the company.

# paddy-cosgrave - Thursday 8 May, 2014

The Summit is hiring, but check your degree, especially where you got it from
# Trinners For Winners
# Trinners For Winners

The Summit is hiring, but check your degree, especially where you got it from

May 8th 2014, 10:45 PM 57,106 Views 161 Comments

The Summit’s website lists a number of past speakers who have dropped out of education such as Twitter’s Jack Dorsey or Tumblr’s David Karp.

'No evidence' why The Summit treats graduates differently - HEA
# Hierarchy
# Hierarchy

'No evidence' why The Summit treats graduates differently - HEA

May 8th 2014, 3:57 PM 11,113 Views 63 Comments

The minimum grade requirement for job applicants is different depending where someone graduated.

# paddy-cosgrave - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like

Oct 30th 2013, 1:32 PM 12,992 Views 68 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny became the first person to ever ring the opening bell in Ireland.

# paddy-cosgrave - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

NASDAQ bell to ring in Ireland for the first time
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

NASDAQ bell to ring in Ireland for the first time

May 22nd 2013, 4:58 PM 6,187 Views 13 Comments

Millions of people will watch the NASDAQ stock market open live from the Dublin Web Summit.

# paddy-cosgrave - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Jobs crisis, regulator spending and VEC abolition
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Jobs crisis, regulator spending and VEC abolition

Jan 17th 2013, 9:30 AM 3,434 Views 6 Comments

Legislation to replace VECs with new Education Boards is just one of several matters being debated in Leinster House today.

# paddy-cosgrave - Thursday 18 October, 2012

SmartThings beats major competition to take Web Summit startup award
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

SmartThings beats major competition to take Web Summit startup award

Oct 18th 2012, 6:45 PM 5,427 Views 2 Comments

A major coup for the company, the award comes with a €100,000 prize.

# paddy-cosgrave - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Europe's largest technology conference to begin in RDS today
# Dublin Web Summit
# Dublin Web Summit

Europe's largest technology conference to begin in RDS today

Oct 17th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,588 Views 2 Comments

Over 3,000 people are expected at the RDS for the Dublin Web Summit, thought to be worth €12m to the local economy.