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# programming - Friday 13 January, 2017

A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist

Over 1,100 students from 375 schools across the island of Ireland competed for the title.

# programming - Saturday 17 September, 2016

'You're opening doors for them' - The community that encourages kids to code is five today

Ever since its first session in Cork in 2011, CoderDojo is now operating in 66 countries across the world.

# programming - Thursday 26 November, 2015

You can buy this piece of computer hardware for the price of a pint

The Raspberry Pi Zero is smaller than a credit card and is designed to bring programming to everyone.

# programming - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Could coding in schools help solve a major problem in the sector?

The reasons for teaching it in schools goes far beyond just getting a job.

# programming - Thursday 30 April, 2015

The best time for a child to learn how to code? Wait until they're nine

Also, more than half of adults believe coding should be taught in primary and secondary schools.

# programming - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

This startup bet on a new language growing and it's reaping the rewards

nearForm decided to base its entire company on node.js and has become one of the leaders in its field.

# programming - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Vincent Browne hasn't gotten anything in the post from Irish Water

The veteran broadcaster was speaking on the Newstalk Breakfast programme this morning.

# programming - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge #FeministHackerBarbie is the internet's perfect response to a sexist Barbie book Barbed

# programming - Sunday 16 November, 2014

So you want to learn how to code? Here's how to get started

It’s never been easier to start learning, and there are many free online resources to help you out.

# programming - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Jordan Casey is expanding his tech start-up - right after he does his Junior Cert

We spoke with the 14-year-old CEO ahead of his appearance at the Web Summit.

# programming - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 beautiful maths-inspired GIFs that are dizzying to watch Spellbinding

12 beautiful maths-inspired GIFs that are dizzying to watch

A Dublin-based PhD student created these incredible works.

# programming - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Mini makeover for TV3 with new documentary unit and evening show

Midweek and FYI have been dumped to make way for the new shows.

# programming - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

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

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.

# programming - Saturday 22 February, 2014

A coding textbook for Irish secondary schools could be written in one day

The attempt is under way today at Facebook’s European HQ in Dublin as part of International Open Data Day.

# programming - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

BAI: ‘There is a risk that Irish-made TV content could become marginalised’ Bai

BAI: ‘There is a risk that Irish-made TV content could become marginalised’

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said it’s important that the lives and values of the Irish people be represented in TV programming.

# programming - Friday 16 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 incredible quotes from Crazy About One Direction Bonkers

7 incredible quotes from Crazy About One Direction

The Channel 4 documentary offered some real insight into the minds of the Directioners.

# programming - Sunday 4 August, 2013

13-year-old Waterford programmer in NY Apple Store keynote speech

The young entrepreneur is CEO of his own games company, and started writing code when he was nine.

# programming - Sunday 28 April, 2013

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The 13-year-old who will make you feel like an underachiever

A junior version of Dragon’s Den will hear from Jordan Casey who has his own gaming company and started coding at age 9.

# programming - Saturday 25 August, 2012

A 'brutal, brutal, brutal' year but TV3 remains positive about the future TV3

A 'brutal, brutal, brutal' year but TV3 remains positive about the future

As it launched its autumn schedule, TV3′s programming director Ben Frow and commercial director Pat Kiely talked recession, financial pressures, RTÉ, David Norris and Tallafornia with this week.

# programming - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Column: How my school computer club turned into a worldwide movement

Cork teenager James Whelton set up CoderDojo to teach fellow students about computers – then watched it explode. He tells his story.

# programming - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Is Facebook testing out a new 'Want' button?

A developer has uncovered Facebook code which produces a new button alongside the ‘Like’ feature.

# programming - Monday 16 January, 2012

'Undercover Bishop' and major Titanic drama-doc top RTÉ new season

The national broadcaster has released details of new productions expected to air this spring – including €1.5m dramatisation of what happened ‘below deck’ on the Titanic.

# programming - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

RTE refuse to confirm they are planning rival show to Vincent Browne

Nothing has been decided yet says RTE as it gears up for “wide-ranging” programming to cover the general election.