7 October

4 Tips for Crafting the Ideal Sales Letter

If one of the greatest marketers of his time were to tell you what he considered the essential elements of a sales letter, wouldn’t you listen to what he had to say? Well, that’s exactly what Robert Collier provided for us. In the last chapter of The Robert Collier Letter Book, he summarized what he saw as the attributes of the ideal sales letter. Collier was…

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7 October

This Robot May Be Perfect for Lazy People Who Hate Cooking

I feel like an anomaly among my fellow New York millennials in that I actually enjoy cooking my own meals. For many people, it's always, "I never have time," which usually means a leftover salad that's now wilted, lunch from the place downstairs or a Seamless delivery. I take pride in the fact that I can feed myself healthy meals, and it's actually helped in my…

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7 October

Can Google's Pixel give the iPhone a run for its money?

Google officially became a hardware company on Tuesday. Not only did the company announce new Pixel phones (RIP Nexus), but the company also provided pricing and release dates for Google Home, its Amazon Echo killer, unveiled its mobile VR headset called Daydream View, Google Wi-Fi network extenders and Chromecast Ultra. See? A lot of hardware.   Joining me this week's MashTalk is Deputy Tech Editor Damon…

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9 September

Vicar St Comedy Gala for Poppys Wheels

Date: Friday 16 September, 2016 Time: Times Vary Location: Vicar St, Dublin Category: Comedy Vicar St Comedy Gala for Poppys Wheels FUNDRAISER Vicar St 16th September 2016 This September join us for the Vicar St Comedy Gala for Poppy’s Wheels featuring Pj Gallagher, Neil Delamere , David O’Doherty, Eleanor Tiernan, Gearoid Farrelly, Joanne McNally, Dermot Whelan, MC Karl Spain and many more. This September 16th Vicar…

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9 September

Music Festivals Composing the Island

National Concert Hall Date: Wednesday 7 September, 2016 through Sunday 25 September, 2016 . Time: Times Vary Location: NCH Category: Concert / Live Music Music Festivals Composing the Island 07 - 25 September 2016 Venue: NCH Honouring the past 100 years of classical music in Ireland, Composing the Island is a festival season that has been set up to celebrate the very best Irish orchestral music…

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9 September

Irish Film Institute Documentary Festival 2016

Date: Thursday 22 September, 2016 through Sunday 25 September, 2016 . Time: All Day Event Location: Irish Film Institute Temple Bar Price: various Category: Festival The newly rebranded and enlarged IFI Documentary Festival is back once again with the world’s best selection of factual films this September. One of the IFI’s flagship festivals, the IFI Documentary Festival will screen twelve feature length documentaries, with one world…

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2 September

Wearable tech giant Fitbit plans to create up to 100 new jobs in Dublin

Health and fitness band maker Fitbit is to establish its EMEA headquarters in Dublin, with plans to employ 50 people this year and up to 100 employees by the end of 2017. Fitbit’s new Dublin office will be headed by managing director Des Power, a seasoned tech executive, and will provide targeted support to the millions of Fitbit users across the EMEA region. The office will…

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2 September

Making a Murderer's Dean Strang and Jerry Buting

Date: Friday 23 September, 2016 through Tuesday 27 September, 2016 . Time: Times Vary Location: Vicar Street Category: Entertainment Dean Strang and Jerry Buting 23 - 27 September 2016 Venue: Vicar Street Dean Strang and Jerry Buting are two of the unlikeliest heartthrobs you’ve probably ever chanced upon. However, here they are. Heartthrobs about to hit Vicar Street in order to talk about their roles in…

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2 September

These Rooms

1916 Dublin City Date: Tuesday 27 September, 2016 through Sunday 16 October, 2016 . Time: Times Vary Location: 85/86 Dorset Street Upper Category: Theatre / Dance These Rooms ANU and CoisCéim Dance Theatre will create a live performance and film installation incorporating dance, theatre and visual art based on an historical incident in Dublin's North King Street in April 1916, that resulted in the killing of…

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26 August

WhatsApp to Share User Info With Facebook

WhatsApp will soon be sharing user data with its parent company, Facebook. The change comes as the social network revamps its privacy policy to enable businesses to communicate directly with users of the platform. “People use our app every day to keep in touch with the friends and loved ones who matter to them, and this isn’t changing. But as we announced earlier this year, we want…

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