Talking to Joe: What’s a mention by Joe Duffy worth? 1

Talking to Joe: What's a mention by Joe Duffy worth?
Yesterday on Daft we launched a Property Tax Calculator. The idea is to try to help homeowners estimate their property value ahead of the introduction of the Local Property Tax (LPT) this summer. Initial feedback we’ve received on it has been quite positive, not least because it’s a little more detailed than the tool which ...

A 3 minute phone call, a €300 saving!

A 3 minute phone call, a €300 saving!
A brief departure from the usual tech-orientated posts around here… Recently my car insurance came up for renewal. As my insurance last year was with Quinn Direct, I received a renewal quote from them automatically in the post. In 2010 I paid a little over €600 for a year’s cover. The renewal quote came through ...

Geeks on the run

A slight change of pace from the usual tech-based posts around here, but it’s for a pretty worthy cause. Ciaran, Diego and I work in the tech side of Distilled Media, helping make sites like daft.ie, boards.ie and adverts.ie tick. Recently the three of us had a collective fit of madness – we decided to ...

Saved by mystery anti-virus! Wait, what..

Saved by mystery anti-virus! Wait, what..
Browsing the web recently the above screen popped up.

But how will the markets react?

But how will the markets react?
Over the last few weeks, as Ireland has continued a head-long dive in to a financial abyss, it seems that every policy proposal, every political criticism and even every newspaper editorial has met the default response of “how will the markets react?”