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# paddy-cosgrave - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

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

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

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'

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 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, 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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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'

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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