The President of Microsoft Brad Smith was critical of broadband availability in Ireland while speaking at a conference last week.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2019
The success of the Ludgate Hub has benefits that go way beyond those who work there, writes CEO Adrienne Harrington
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
Cathal O’Donovan owns the Skibbereen Bookshop in Co Cork. It sells books, schoolbooks, art and craft materials and stationery and is located on the main street of the west Cork town.
Sun, 21 Jul, 2019
The country’s first rural digital hub, the Ludgate, in Skibbereen, is to open a second centre in West Cork and establish an “academy” to teach other communities how to set up similar initiatives.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
Recession-hit towns and villages will get access to millions of euro in grants to help support local projects such as hubs, employment initiatives and rural growth schemes.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2018
The high-tech Ludgate Hub which has brought one-gigabit connectivity to the West Cork town of Skibbereen is set for up to €30,000 in funding, thanks to a partnership with a Cork charity and philanthropic network.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
Tue, 06 Sep, 2016
Skibbereen has laid claim to the title of Ireland’s first 1GB town with those behind the digital Ludgate Hub declaring that the venture is a blueprint for the regeneration of rural Ireland.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Rural Ireland’s first digital hub, creating 2,000 jobs and increasing the local economy by €37.5m annually, has opened in Skibbereen.
Thu, 26 May, 2016
Luddites were 19th century English textile workers who feared technology would end their trade. The term is used to describe people who resist change.
Wed, 11 May, 2016
Thu, 05 Nov, 2015
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