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Mary McKenna’s 25 takeaways from GovCampConnect

This weekend I’ve been participating in Ireland’s very first Govcamp.  For the uninitiated, govcamps are unconferences for people who work in & (most importantly) around all levels of government.  The govcamp movement in the UK was started in 2008 by Jeremy Gould.  If you’re interested in knowing more about the history, there’s an interesting blog […]

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About Our Sponsors

A few words from our wonderful sponsors…. Kainos Platinum sponsors Kainos provide digital technology solutions that enable companies to work smarter, faster, better. Kainos have been operating successfully for almost 30 years, and employ more than 900 people, with offices in the UK & Ireland, Netherlands, Poland and the USA. BCS – The Chartered Institute […]

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Free Bus from Belfast to GovCampConnect

There will be a free bus for attendees of GovCamp Connect leaving Belfast from Glengall Street (beside the Europa) at 8am on 24th September 2016. The bus will return to Belfast leaving Narrow Water Castle at 5.30pm with an estimated arrival time of approximately 6.30pm back in Belfast. The bus seats 30 and places will […]

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Narrow Water Keep

The Elizabethan watch tower at Narrow Water dating from the 1560’s is a striking reminder of the strategic importance of the area throughout the history of Ireland. The Department of the Communities has advised us that the tower is open to the public on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 10am – 5pm. And […]

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Venue Video

We’ve created some areial footage of the venue and surrounding countryside. The video starts with a distant view of Carlingford Lough then approaches Narrow Water Keep and turns towards Narrow Water Castle (the GovCampConnect venue). Following some closer views of the castle the video shows the Victoria Locks on Newry Ship Canal, then the mountainous […]

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