Entries by Graham O'Mahony

Magento fastest growing e-commerce platform, Europe

Magento, most used e-commerce platform by biggest companies in Europe / Magento logo and EU flag Magento fastest growing platform in Europe According to Magento Commerce, the content management system Magento is the fastest growing cross-platform in Europe. It boasts an impressive 53 clients on the Internet Retailer’s list of the 500 biggest e-commerce companies […]

Upgrading to Windows 10 and Transit NXT

Using Transit NXT and thinking of upgrading to Windows 10? Here’s what to do… Upgrade to Windows 10, keep Transit NXT When you upgrade your computer to Windows 10, please consider the following: keep personal files and apps (selected by default) keep personal files only do nothing During the upgrade process, Windows OS will display […]

The hazards of machine translation

Eating carpet strictly prohibited – a sign of the hazards of machine translation / Image credit: Justin Ross Lee via BBC The Hazards of Machine Translation and Beyond The Jackie Chan bus stop, a restaurant called Translate Server Error, wife cake, children sandwiches, wide-boiled aircraft – they sound like comical lines at a stand-up show. […]

English not an official language after Brexit

European parliament hemicycle in Strasbourg / Image credit: Wikipedia English not official language, MEP warns According to a senior MEP, English will not be an official EU language after Brexit. English could lose its status as an official language as apparently no other EU country has English listed as an official language. Onced Britain leaves […]

English translations anger Gaeltacht

An Ghaeltacht sign in the region / Image credit: TCD Gaeltacht community anger over names in English In a 2015 annual report by the Irish Language Commissioner, the highest number of complaints under the new Eircode postal system related to the translation of place names in the Gaeltacht region. Rónán Ó Domhnaill, head of the […]

Exports up by 10%, Enterprise Ireland Companies

Enterprise Ireland reports its companies’ exports up by 10% last year, East Point Business Park / Image credit: RTÉ Exports up by 10% last year, Enterprise Ireland reports Enterprise Ireland reported in its annual business review that its companies saw an increase in exports up by 10% last year – an all-time high of €20.6 […]