Tuesday 21 November 2017

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

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
Dearbhail McDonald

Dearbhail McDonald

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

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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