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Mayo Software Company impresses Silicon Valley
12, Oct 2011 - 08:19

A Castlebar software company has been selected as a Finalist in 'Silicon Valley Comes to Ireland' event. The company will showcase its technology to a high level delegation travelling from Silicon Valley to Dublin.

The Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG), a group of executives and technology leaders headquartered in Silicon Valley, and focused on helping Irish start-up companies, is leading a delegation of high level executives & investors to Dublin.

At the 4th Annual ITLG "Silicon Valley Comes to Ireland" event, the group will engage with a number of Irish emerging technology companies in a series of private investor workshops at Dublin City University. Ten companies will be chosen to present at the Annual ITLG Innovation Awards in California in Spring 2012.

Software company eSports Manager will be showcased at the Dublin event. eSports Manager is a spin out company from 21st Century Web Design which is located in the Barcastle Industrial Park at Moneen in Castlebar.

eSports Manager (eSM) uses web & mobile technology to reduce work for sports administrators & keep sports players & enthusiasts informed. The company is Ireland's largest provider of Sports Software.

eSM is delighted to have come to the attention of the ITLG. Seamus Kyne, Managing Director explains "The ITLG is a formidable group with contacts in some of the biggest companies in the world it can open many doors for Irish companies" ITLG executives and high-net worth individuals include the Chairman of the Board of Intel, Senior Vice President of Cisco, Vice President of Intel and former Mayor of San Jose, California.

eSports Manager was developed by 21st Century Web Design and is now used by 60% of sports in Ireland. It will manage 3,800 club competitions and 70,000 fixtures this year.

21st Century Web Design is 11 years in existence. It develops websites for a national audience "We were recently asked to design a website for one of Dublin's top restaurants, the Derry Clarke, Michelin Star l'Ecrivain Restaurant and the very successful Atir Shapewear, an Irish on-line shop selling Shapewear" says Vivienne Kyne Director. Its latest Mayo websites include Eddie Egan Jewellers, Nephin Halls and Mayo Leisure Point.

The eSports Manager platform is used by Muster/Leinster/Connaught Rugby, Basketball Ireland, 22 GAA County Boards, Munster Hockey, some Ladies Gaelic, Camogie, Handball and Soccer leagues. It also has a number of sports users in London, North America and Dubai.

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