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  • National Ploughing Championships 2012

    By Andrew Bennett | Tue 9th Oct 2012

    In September two Mallon Technology staff, Justin Kidd and William McCann, attended this year’s National Ploughing Championships in New Ross. You can read about William’s experience of the day below. On Wednesday the 26th of September Justin Kidd and I were lucky enough to attend one of Ireland’s largest festivals (without a Heineken stand or plastic cup in sight), the National Ploughing Championships. It is one of Europe’s larges

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  • Mallon Technology-Gold Sponsors of GIS Ireland 2012

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 6th Sep 2012

    We can’t wait to attend IRLOGI’s GIS Ireland 2012 conference at the Chartered Accountants House in Dublin on the 11th October. This year we’ll be attending as gold corporate sponsors, so come and check out our stand to find out about updates of our products and services, or just to say hello! Key speakers this year will include: Pat Howlin, Head of ICT at IDA Ireland; Damien McCloud, GIS Lead at Arup (UK); and Jim Irvine, Head of

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  • Louth County Archives Project

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 3rd Sep 2012

    We are delighted to have won a contract to digitise the Grand Jury book collection for Louth County Archives. The digitisation of the archive collection has been undertaken for the purpose of improving public access to the collection by way of an online facility, as well as to ensure its preservation. Mallon Technology has been working with Louth County Archives since 2005 providing scanning and reprographic services for their historical

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  • Diamond EAC now available on Apple iStore!

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 10th Aug 2012

    I’m pleased to announce that our Diamond EAC App is now available to buy on the iTunes App Store! Based on the official NCEC Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List, this handy app allows you to search Ireland and UK Codes and is invaluable to anyone who might have to deal with hazardous substances in an emergency situation. With Diamond EAC, the information can be instantly accessed from your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad and is searc

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  • Mallon wins Meath Field Names Project

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 2nd Jul 2012

    Last week we won a tender published by voluntary group, Meath Field Names Group, to undertake the GIS Mapping/ Digitisation of Meath fields using Mapinfo software. The Meath Field Names Group is a voluntary group which was established in May 2008. This project is to record and publish the field names of County Meath along with their history, folklore and relevant information. It is guided by an elected Steering Group along with a networ

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  • Mallon Technology- Proud sponsors of the victorious St. Patrick\'s GFC

    By Andrew Bennett | Tue 12th Jun 2012

    Huge congratulations to An Charraig Naomh Padraig Ladies minor team who not only won the Championship on Sunday 3 June against Aghyaran, but they also won the league final last Friday against Pomeroy. We’re all so pleased for the girls here at Mallon Technology, and are proud for them to have been carrying our name since we began sponsoring them in July last year. We hope there are many more victories to come! Well done!

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  • Breakfast with IRLOGI!

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 30th May 2012

    Three members of our GIS team recently attended an IRLOGI breakfast briefing......here is Eoin's account of the morning: On Thursday 17th of May, myself, Aisling East and William McCann attended an Irlogi breakfast briefing about OpenStreetMap (OSM). It was held in Chartered Accountant’s House, in Dublin. The event was hosted by Richard Cantwell, a committee member of IRLOGI and member of the OpenStreetMap Foundation, and Dermot McNally

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  • Chief Fire Officers Conference 2012

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 28th May 2012

    Chief Fire Officers Conference 2012 At the beginning of May (9th and 10th) Anthony and Declan took to the road again, this time heading for the Ballymascanlon House Hotel in Dundalk where this year’s Chief Fire Officer’s conference was taking place. The theme was ‘New Horizons for the Fire and Rescue Service of the Future’. This was the perfect theme for showcasing our state of the art range of fire service products including D

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  • GeoScience 2012 Conference

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 21st May 2012

    Dublin has been declared the City of Science 2012. The Dublin City of Science 2012 festival is a year long celebration of science with over 160 events (see www.dublinscience2012.ie). As part of this, The Geological Survey of Ireland, The Geological Survey of Northern Ireland and the Royal Irish Academy hosted the GeoScience 2012 Conference on 18th and 19th April 2012. The general themes of the conference were water (both surface and groun

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