Speaking the morning at the Irish Management Institute the government's Minister for Information Society in the Department of the Taoiseach, Tom Kitt TD said that government cannot be swayed by obsessive bloggers but must give equal voice to people who don't have time to have narrowly focussed opinions. Info supplied by a pair of incredulous blogger ears in the room by SMS, so direct quote not guaranteed.
Special Recognition AwardOriginally uploaded by _Embarr_The Irish Blog Awards on Saturday night were the highlight of the nerd calendar they always are. However, there was a particular unexpected excitement this year, as Fergal has said. I was literally speechless as I walked up to pick up my award- a Special Recognition one.