Something I’m working on currently … Agility

Screen Shot 2013-08-13 at 16.59.51I’ve recently joined together with a group of people to work on a new project called Agility.

What is Agility?

We’re a bunch of people working together to help turn projects and ideas into great projects and great ideas. We’re a diverse group of writers, project managers and planners to web designers, product designers and coders. We’ve worked with everyone: bootstrapped start-ups, well-funded established companies and loads of social ventures …. 

I’ve written a blog over on the Agility website about why I got involved, you can read it here

Sunset, Dublin Port, South Wall … and Music 3.0

Dublin’s Great South Wall is not somewhere I usually walk, but it was such a beautiful evening last night that, on my way home from speaking at Music 3.0, I took a small detour to watch the sun setting with a busy Dublin Port in the foreground.

Really interesting evening at Music 3.0 (from what I saw of it). The concept is smart. Exchanging ideas and thoughts between industries is a constructive thing to do – kudos to Jim Carroll and First Music Contact’s Angela Dorgan!

Here are a few photos from my walk:

Taken closer to Poolbeg – a heron out looking for dinner …

Hoping this beautiful weather we’re having in Dublin is here for a few more days!


Banter on Publishing 2020 – The Podcast

Last month, I joined Hugh Linehan (The Irish Times), Michael McDermott (Le Cool Dublin) and John Ryan ( for a very lively panel discussion, chaired by Jim Carroll (The Irish Times/On The Record) on where the media and news industry might be in ten years.

We discussed a broad range of topics, if you have a spare couple of hours – check out the podcast here.

Banter takes on Publishing 2020

I’ll be taking part in Banter’s discussion on the future of publishing and the media, which is taking place tomorrow (Wednesday) evening.

Hugh Linehan (The Irish Times), John Ryan ( and Michael McDermott (Le Cool) will also be taking part in the discussion chaired by Jim Carroll (The Irish Times).

It’s taking place at 7.30pm, 24 November, Twisted Pepper (Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1).

More info about the event here or on the excellent blog On The Record.

Hope to see you there,