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Irish Tech News are Ireland's number one online tech publication and possibly Ireland's number one tech podcast too.

We aim to cover innovation, entrepreneurs, startups, green tech, clean tech and tech for good that aims to help the planet.

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The Irish Tech News Podcast Ronan Leonard

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    • 3.9, 7 Ratings

Irish Tech News are Ireland's number one online tech publication and possibly Ireland's number one tech podcast too.

We aim to cover innovation, entrepreneurs, startups, green tech, clean tech and tech for good that aims to help the planet.

If you have a good story drop us a line.

    How to do a great podcast, 300 episodes and 4 years of insights with the Tec Dr

    How to do a great podcast, 300 episodes and 4 years of insights with the Tec Dr

    How to do a great podcast, 300 episodes and 4 years of insights with the Tec Dr are shared with us in this interesting podcast.

    We aim to chat with Ronan Leonard, aka the Tech Dr about his journey into podcasting, why he decided to do it, and to find out what tips he has to share with us from his journey so far.

    You can also learn more about his insights in this recent article he has written for Irish Tech News
    https://irishtechnews.ie/10-things-i-learnt-about-podcasting/
    and you can follow him on Twitter here
    https://twitter.com/tecdr

    • 27 min
    Big Motive Podcast

    Big Motive Podcast

    How has technology helped Northern Ireland cope with COVID-19? Ronan talks to Big Motive design directors Rebecca Walsh and Stephen Shaw. Big Motive helped to design a COVID-19 response service app for the Department of Health in Northern Ireland and their COVID-19 track and trace app with Nearform who developed our track and trace app. Rebecca and Stephen talk about what Big Motive do, the COVID-19 response service app they helped design, and the challenges they had to overcome. Rebecca and Stephen also talk about our contact tracing app and their partnership with Nearform to design and develop Northern Ireland’s contact tracing app for the Department of Health in Northern Ireland.

    • 39 min
    Farming goes 21st century on Cape Clear, insights with Fiona MacLachlan

    Farming goes 21st century on Cape Clear, insights with Fiona MacLachlan

    Interesting and informative conversation with Fiona MacLachlan who traveled from Cape Clear to Singapore, Australia and Vietnam for several decades before returning to West Cork to launch her farming business.
    Fiona describes her journey and the various business pivots she followed before finding the right area for her own activities.

    This interview is an excerpt from the newly launched West Cork islands radio show that is now broadcasting on FM every Thursday Sunday.

    • 26 min
    First EV taxi on Cape Clear, Test driving the new Nissan NV 200

    First EV taxi on Cape Clear, Test driving the new Nissan NV 200

    We go for a test drive in the new Nissan EV taxi on Cape Clear with Mairtin O'Mealoid, the first of its kind on any Irish Island.

    This episode will also air on the Cape Clear radio show too.

    • 22 min
    Owen McFeely PwC

    Owen McFeely PwC

    PwC released their Global consumer survey earlier this week and it revealed how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing urban consumer purchasing habits and behaviours and how global disruption has forced the acceleration of a more digital way of life. Ronan talks to Owen McFeely, Director, PwC Ireland Retail & Consumer Practice about how the survey came about, why during a noticeable digital shift physical stores will still exist, and the increase in online grocery shopping. Owen also talks about the four key trends that the survey noticed, other trends the survey noticed and the positives they noticed that have come out of the pandemic.

    • 30 min
    Yogi Chandiramani from ThousandEyes

    Yogi Chandiramani from ThousandEyes

    Did you know that there is a Google Maps for the internet otherwise known as ThousandEyes? During the current COVID-19 pandemic ThousandEyes are busier than ever making sure their clients such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Microsoft, SalesForce, Lyft, Slack and MasterCard understand how the Internet works around the world. Ronan talks to Yogi Chandiramani VP Solutions Engineering EMEA at ThousandEyes about this, how COVID-19 has affected internet connectivity globally. what the future of the web looks like. Yogi also talks about the lessons ThousandEyes have learnt from COVID-19 and their recent $1 billion acquisition by Cisco.

    • 23 min

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7 Ratings

Irish_Joe ,

Great Irish Tech Podcast

Fantastic work by Ronan and the team over at ITN. Great way of keeping up with the news.

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