On this day in 2001, RTÉ News reported on plans for Dublin's Digital Village, which it was anticipated would be at the forefront of the global media revolution.

The report anticipates the development of Dublin's digital hub as a world class centre for research and development for internet and information technology companies.

According to the report, the digital hub "will put Ireland at the forefront of the global digital media revolution".

At the time it was anticipated that Media Lab Europe (MLE) would play a central role in the development of the Digital Hub. While MLE closed in January 2005, the Digital Hub is still a central part of Dublin's technological prowess.

RTÉ News report from 20 February, 2001.

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