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It’s (not) a long way to Tipperary

A famous song of old proclaimed: “It’s a long way to Tipperary”, well I have evidence to the contrary. In the last while I have taken 2 train rides that have helped me put a bit of perspective on the matter of travel time, and also¬†opened my eyes to...

WASUP – Wild Atlantic StartUP conference

The inaugural WASUP conference in Limerick was a huge success, if you missed it you missed out! Here are some of the things that my trusty old camera saw on the day. – The first panel of the day consisted of some great local entrepreneurs who had great stories...

How to pitch at a Startup weekend/Hardware Hackathon

This is a companion blog post to one I wrote a few months back “5 Reasons why you should attend a Startup Weekend”, that post was all about why you should attend a Startup Weekend, the one below is about HOW you should pitch at it when you do. These are...

5 Lessons Learned at Flounders

Last night’s Flounders event at the ever-awesome science gallery was straight up one of the best tech events I have ever been to, and certainly the most fun! The event was a celebration of failure and the interesting (and hilarious) things we can learn from it....

Ireland’s 1st Student Startup Weekend

Ireland’s first ever Student Startup Weekend was this weekend down in Cork and I had the pleasure of coaching the teams on the presentation side of things. Participants included a 16 year old who led a project team of 8 (what the hell was I up to when I was that...