Ireland

Microsoft to hire 600 People in Ireland

Microsoft has announced plans to hire 500 people for its new EMEA Inside Sales Centre in Ireland, along with a further 100 people across its existing operations. Following the selection of Dublin as the location for one of four global Inside Sales Centres, the new roles have been created with … Read more »

Minecraft: Education Edition comes to European schools

A new version of Minecraft aimed at helping schoolchildren learn has been released after feedback from tens of thousands of teachers and students. Minecraft: Education Edition has been launched in 11 languages around the world, and landed in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, … Read more »

Europe Code Week: A timely reminder for partnership

By Sylvie Laffarge, Director, Philanthropies Europe, Microsoft Significant progress has been made when it comes to injecting computer science education into more curricula across Europe. But we can’t slow down. Europe Code Week reminds us that the power to drive change resides within us all. This year we are reinforcing … Read more »

Europe Code Week

This Europe Code Week, we focus on short-term and long-term ways to prepare current and future generations for our modern, digital workforce; and ultimately nurture a passion for STEM education among young Europeans. Check out what we have planned around the region! … Read more »

Satya Nadella and Brad Smith visit Europe

In early October, 2016 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and president Brad Smith spent time visiting Ireland, France and Germany and Satya also visited the UK. Throughout the week they met with government and business leaders, students, educators and customers. Here is a sampling of their busy week in photos. Ireland … Read more »

Award winning Irish SME helps businesses reach for the Cloud

By Maciej Surowiec, Government Affairs Manager, Microsoft Named after an idyllic beach on the Western coast of Ireland known for its waves and great surfing, Spanish Point works with Microsoft technologies to develop user friendly business systems that boost performance, untangle complexities and connect customers with essential business information. Through … Read more »