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Web Summit woes won't see big events rushing to our door

Debacle means Dublin has lost a lot more than the opportunity to host 30,000 attendees

Published 08/11/2015 | 02:30

Grievances: Web Summit co-founder Paddy Cosgrave took the Government to task on several matters
Grievances: Web Summit co-founder Paddy Cosgrave took the Government to task on several matters

If journalism has taught me anything, it is that there are at least two sides to every story.

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More often than not, there are more than two sides, making the task of ascertaining "the truth" a sometimes tricky one.

And even when you make a call on the best version of the truth based on the evidence and credibility of witnesses, on the balance of probabilities (beyond a reasonable doubt, if you're criminally minded) the truth - much like beauty - ultimately lies in the eye of the beholder.

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