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Intel Inside the Irish economy

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By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody In 1989, when Intel announced it was to begin manufacturing computer motherboards in Ireland, the then Minister for Industry and Commerce, Dessie O’Malley, made some projections about likely employment arising from the … Continue reading

Answering Ireland’s call at Mobile World Congress

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By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent in Barcelona @willgoodbody Your product or service may be new. It may be clever. It may even be unique. But when you are a company competing on the global stage, in a massive … Continue reading

Plenty of research funding on the Horizon

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By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody After all the planning, politicking, voting and spinning, this week finally saw the Irish launch of Horizon 2020, and the announcement of details of the first call for funding. The seven- year … Continue reading

Ireland and Innovation – a tale of two studies

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By Will Goodbody, Science and Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody It’s strange how sometimes two studies, on the same topic, can be published within hours of one another; but with markedly differing conclusions. That was the case last week and the topic … Continue reading

Paying a price for superfast mobile broadband

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  By Will Goodbody, Science and Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody If you are wondering what the cost of 4G will be when the Irish operators start offering it here from the autumn, a few clues are emerging from across the water. … Continue reading