McColgan's WorldIrish reaches half its target membership

John McColgan, founder of social networking site, has said plans to expand the site aggressively were scaled back to allow for "community-led growth".

27th January, 2013
John McColgan.

John McColgan, founder of the Irish social networking site, has said that plans to expand the site aggressively were scaled back to allow for "community-led growth".

The number of members signed up to the site is now over 50,000. In an interview with *The Sunday Business Post* last year, the Riverdance creator said that getting WorldIrish to 100,000 by the end of 2012 would be "proof of concept".

Last week, the Riverdance producer said that a...

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