Ubuntu Ireland and Skynet


The Ubuntu-ie LoCo Community can be seen throughout Ireland. The University of Limerick(UL) Computer Society, Skynet have very kindly offered to host an Ubuntu-ie event.

On Saturday February 27th, Skynet will host an afternoon of talks with Ubuntu in mind. This will be the first big non-Dublin event of 2010. The Main Speakers will be Matt Zimmerman of Canonical Ltd.


It will take place in the Jonathan Swift(B1-023), in the Main building in http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.67335&lon=-8.57013&zoom=16&layers=B000FTF at 12pm


  • 12:00 - 12:40 "Talk 1" - Paul O'Connor

  • 12:40 - 13:20 "Google Summer of Code" - Jimmy O'Regan

  • 13:20 - 14:00 "So you want to build a Hackerspace" - Jeffrey Roe

  • 14:00 - 15:00 Break TBC

  • 15:00 - 15:40 "Ubuntu Inside Out" - Matt Zimmerman

  • 15:40 - 16:20 "To Ubuntu and Beyond - Where individual participation can take you" - Laura Czajkowski

  • 16:20 - 17:00 "An introduction to CouchDB" - David Coallier


To get to the room: If you enter in the main entrance and go "Up the curved stair on the right, past the accomodation office, through double doors, left, up the stairs to the 1 level, through the double doors, turn right, then left, then right, then left and through 2 more sets of double doors"

Directions will of course be signed from the main entrance



  • 1.The Kilmurry Lodge Hotel is a three star hotel, set in 4 acres of gardens and is located on the main Dublin Road (N7). It has 100 bedrooms and each room is equipped with cable TV, tea and coffee making facilities, direct dial phone and trouser press. www.kilmurrylodge.com

Bed & Breakfast (B&B)

  • Annville B&B, Castletroy, Limerick, Tel. 061 30023 www.annville-bnb.com

  • Blackberry Way B&B, Castletroy, Limerick, Tel. 061 336262 www.irish-bnb.com/blackberry

  • Castle Lodge B&B, Castletroy, Limerick, Tel. 061 331167

  • Castlemoor, Rivers, Castletroy, Limerick, Ph: +353-61-330789
  • Castletroy Inn B&B, Dublin Road, Castletroy, Limerick, Tel 061 38385

  • Cregans B&B, Dublin Road, Castletroy, Limerick Tel. 061 331347

  • TwinOaks, Dublin Rd., Casteltroy, Limerick, Ph: +353-61-311663


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