Bumper year for tech sector

Domestic and multinational firms continued to hit new heights in 2012, writes Dick O'Brien.

23rd December, 2012
Jim O'Hara, chairman, Ciaran O'Connell, chief executive and Michael McLaughlin, president and chief technology officer, DecaWave. Photo: Orla Murray/Ark Photography

There hasn't been much to be cheerful about this year when it came to the economy, but one of the few bright spots was the continuing strong performance of our technology sector.

Ireland has a vibrant technology scene that has its foundations in a strong - and growing - group of multinationals and a healthy number of indigenous firms.

While the downturn could potentially deter entrepreneurs from striking out on their own, there continues to...

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