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Generation tech: young, gifted and gone

Why is Ireland's top tech talent heading stateside, asks Philip Connolly.

22nd December, 2013
Oisin Hanrahan, the Trinity graduate behind Handybook. Picture: Maura Hickey

It is late October and the Dublin Web Summit has taken over half the city as tech talent jets in from around the world. During the summit, a number of Irish companies are lauded for raising multimillion euro sums from venture capital houses. Ireland's start-up scene is regarded as being on the rise.

Among all the noise, Oisin Hanrahan is keeping a lower profile. Despite having raised among the biggest start-up funding rounds among Irish...

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