Irish Government Goes Social

Inspired by the digital media initiatives of Obama and Sarkozy and the model of the UK government website, the Irish Government today launched its new social networking-based site,, named for the address of Government Buildings in Dublin. Using off-the-self, open-source digital and social media platforms such as WordPress, Twitter, Facebook, and Flickr, the project was built by the Dublin-based web developer Arekibo reportedly for less than €40,000. To read more go to: