‘Making Stuff up for a LIving’ – Oisín McGann , Refresh Boyne Talk

‘Making Stuff Up for a Living’ – Oisin Mc Gann Born in Dublin, Oisín McGann spent his childhood there and in Drogheda, County Louth where he studied at St.Olivers Community College. Refresh Boyne and The Mill are delighted to have him back in Drogheda for this talk. He studied at Ballyfermot Senior College and Dun … Continue reading “‘Making Stuff up for a LIving’ – Oisín McGann , Refresh Boyne Talk”

Opportunities in Blockchain – SCM/Logistics and Start-ups

We are hosting another joint Refresh Boyne/ M1 Payments Corridor event in The Mill in June and are delighted to have Conor Nolan as a guest speaker on the night. Conor is  24 year-old psychology graduate from Termonfeckin, Co.Louth, with a background in start-ups. Blockchain stands to revolutionise communication and transaction recordation, in his Refresh Boyne … Continue reading “Opportunities in Blockchain – SCM/Logistics and Start-ups”

Future of Artificial Intelligence for Financial Services

What exactly is Artificial Intelligence(AI) and how can it be used in a financial services context? The financial world stands on the edge of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way people use financial services. The explosion of data in the financial sector has made it difficult (almost impossible) to analyse, without automated … Continue reading “Future of Artificial Intelligence for Financial Services”

Refresh Boyne: The Future Interaction of Entertainment and Technology

As part of Local Enterprise Week 2018, The Mill and the Local Enterprise Office Louth are delighted to invite you to the upcoming Refresh Boyne talk in The Mill Enterprise Hub. As Managing Director of eir Television and eir Sport, Glen’s responsibilities include the strategic, operational and commercial direction of the eir Television platform, channels … Continue reading “Refresh Boyne: The Future Interaction of Entertainment and Technology”

Blogging – with GastroGays

GastroGays are a blogging duo consisting of Drogheda native, Patrick Hanlon, and Russell James Alford. Originally from Ireland and having spent four years in London growing all things GastroGays they’rere now based back in Ireland, where it all began… “Though our blog found its feet in the tough times of austerity Dublin, it flourished in London … Continue reading “Blogging – with GastroGays”

Cybersecurity, Risk and Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin recently surged past $7,000 to hit a new record high. Why exactly are bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies on the rise? How secure are they? It has been a year of unprecedented growth for the largely unregulated market, with dozens of new currencies appearing every month in “Initial Coin Offerings” or ICOs. There have been … Continue reading “Cybersecurity, Risk and Cryptocurrencies”

“Turning impossible into inevitable” with Bill Liao

Bill Liao is General Partner at SOSV, supporting, mentoring and investing in companies and startups at all stages of growth. Runs RebelBio in Europe, focusing on entrepreneurs building technologies in or around the field of synthetic biology. Co-founder of CoderDojo, a free global network formed to assist young people with learning computer programming, Bill also … Continue reading ““Turning impossible into inevitable” with Bill Liao”

The Digital Transformation of Ryanair

Declan Costello – Head of IT infrastructure at Ryanair will talk about – Where Ryanair came from, – The changes over the last few years, – How they achieved the changes, – What’s coming in future Declan has been working in IT for 19 years across Manufacturing, Finance, Gaming and Aviation sectors. Currently lead a … Continue reading “The Digital Transformation of Ryanair”

International Design Expert, Brendan Kearns of ‘Billion Dollar Startup’ Invision visiting Drogheda

The latest Refresh Boyne event on June 29th saw a packed house at The Cross Pub in Drogheda listening to Brendan Kearns, an Australian Digital Product Designer, based in London, speaking on ‘Creating a Design Culture’. This continues Refresh Boyne’s strong track record of bringing leading creative and technical thinkers to the NorthEast region. For … Continue reading “International Design Expert, Brendan Kearns of ‘Billion Dollar Startup’ Invision visiting Drogheda”

Finding Ways to be Innovative and Creative

On Thursday, 17th November, Ron Immink will be referencing the best business books of 2016 to talk about how you can be more creative and innovative in 2017. He is a regular contributor on Newstalk radio, he does public speaking and his articles are regularly featured in the media. He blogs and tweets a lot (@orangemanta). Ron’s current activities … Continue reading “Finding Ways to be Innovative and Creative”