Ireland is fast becoming the Silicon Valley of Europe with international software and hardware giants setting up European and even global headquarters here all while native start-ups expand alongside them.
This also means there is a lot of technology news pouring out of this little island and keeping on top of it all is no easy task. A number of brave tech lovers have taken it upon themselves to deliver up all of this data in “byte”-sized chunks to let us know about the latest developments.
Here’s our pick for the Top 5 Technology Blogs in Ireland today:
Tech Central is the online version of Tech Pro magazine (formerly Computer Scope and Irish Computer). Their approach to Tech news is that of a traditional magazine with in-depth features and comprehensive analysis, which can be refreshing for those of us who grew up in the era of ink and paper magazines.
Sponsored by Blacknight hosting this blog fires out short snappy pieces on topical subjects. While the blog itself is a little rough around the edges it has a creamy caramel centre in the form of some excellent podcasts. These audio treats feature interviews with many of Ireland’s leading lights in technology. If you want to learn the secrets of the masters this is the place to go.
Ireland’s Technology Blog is an Irish blog with a global outlook. Mobile apps and gadgets are high on the list of topics for posts here. News is kept short and sweet making it a great place to catch up on the latest tech news while you’re on the go.
One of the most important areas of tech development in Ireland is in the video game sector. Some globally influential game development companies like Havok and Demonware are Irish born. Demonware sponsors the blog which is a great source of news and support for the flourishing indie game development community in Ireland.
Probably the most widely known tech news source in Ireland, Silicon Republic has been providing the country with the latest in tech since 2002. The site has a strong focus on Irish tech news from all technology sectors making it one of the most important sources of technology news in Ireland.