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Ireland has become a power in the sports tech field in a short time, and regional towns are driving the international success. Emmet Ryan looks at how firms from the likes of Castlebar and Newry are delivering for the biggest names in sport

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
3rd February, 2019
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ark Cuban has two distinct talents to manage at either end of his NBA side, the Dallas Mavericks. There’s Dirk Nowitzki, the greatest European basketball player in history, the man who led Cuban’s side to its lone NBA championship in 2011, and with way too many miles on the clock. Nowitzki’s 40 and only has so much he can still give.

Then there’s Luka Doncic. The Slovenian sensation is 19, has...

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