Last week I travelled back to Ireland via the Stena Line Nordica from Fishguard to Rosslare. If you ever happen to make the journey and it isn't raining, I recommend going up on deck as the ship leaves Fishguard harbour. You get a nice view of the Fishguard Lighthouse off the port side.
Dublin IoT company Wia have released their first physical product, the Dot One. The IoT maker board is designed to help people discover the world of electronics and engineering using plug and play modules like buttons and sensors, without needing any programming experience. The Dot One board has built in WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2 and a dual core 32-bit processor. It is available to pre-order at €24.99 on the Wia website.