Talk about a hard sell. The Irish web domain and hosting company, BlickNight Solutions, has launched a campaign to promote the .eu domain to Irish citizens and businesses, less than 6 months after the country accepted a hefty EU/IMF bailout.
Today, December 7th, 2010, Ireland's government will set out the toughest budget the country has seen in thirty years. This article will automatically update with the latest reports and reaction from Irish social media users during budget day.
The Irish east coast might not have received the 25cm (10") of snow predicted on Monday but the blizzard conditions are still occupying the minds of Irish tweeters - or at least those in the nation's capital, or so says Trendsmap.
Although this figure may come as no surprise to most but almost 9 out of 10 tweets concerning our incumbent Taoiseach Brian Cowen are negative in nature according to TweetFeel. TweetFeel is a service that combines real-time Twitter search with sentiment detection algorithms to determine whether a tweet is positive or negative.
The economic and political crises in Ireland is the only topic of discussion on Twitter this week. In a day that has seen the collapse of the Irish government and calls for the Taoiseach to resign, the crises has occupied each of the social network's regional trends for Ireland.