For many Irish buyers of Bitcoin their first purchase would have been made through Irish Bitcoin broker Eircoin. The ever reliable broker led the market for many years and was a key source of Bitcoin for many of those new to Bitcoin in the early years. Eircoin was set up by Dave Fleming in 2013 […]Read More An Interview with: Eircoin
In recent days the government of Venezuela has announced its decision to launch its own Crypto Currency. The move, the first by any national government, is certainly an unusual one. The government of Venezuela has said the value of the Crypto will be tied ‘in some way’ to the value of a barrel of Venezuelan […]Read More Venezuela Launches its own Crypto Currency
It has been a really important year for Bitcoin with its market value increasing dramatically over the past 12 months. Investors saw its increasing adoption as a payment method and decided to back its potential. In addition to inflows of capital from investors keen to hold Cryptocurrency, substantial resources were also invested in the technical […]Read More The strangest things you can buy with Bitcoin in Ireland
The local crypto landscape is always changing. Only last week saw the launch of the first Crypto Cafe in Ireland. Whilst Ireland does not have a company in the crypto space that has achieved major international scale just yet, there are new companies starting up all the time who aim to cater to the local […]Read More An Interview with: BitIreland
Monero is an open source cryptocurrency that was created in 2014. It uses a public ledger to record transactions with new coins created through a process called mining, just like Bitcoin but its security and usability represent significant advances on other coins. Monero improves on existing cryptocurrencies as it hides the identity of the sender, […]Read More A Quick Guide to Monero
When you read about Crypto Currency you may come across a variety of different terms which seem very strange. This is a technology with almost a language all of its own. You may think you know what these terms mean but do you really? This short guide will help you to understand some of the […]Read More A beginners guide to Crypto Trading Jargon
In recent days the Crypto market has focused on plans by the South Korean government to introduce far greater regulation of crypto exchanges and increased control around the trading of cryptocurrency. Given the importance that South Korea has in the crypto trading world and the number of traders based there, there was concern that this […]Read More Will regulation hurt cryptos?
Over the last three or four years a large number of cryptocurrency exchanges have appeared, mainly in the United States and South Korea. These exchanges allow holders of cryptocurrency to trade it for other coins or even in a limited number of cases, fiat currency i.e. real money. Up until recently the existence of these […]Read More The problem with Crypto Exchanges
According to some major media outlets South Korea today confirmed that it would ban cryptocurrency trading. Some movement in the regulatory space was not unexpected with officials in the South Korean Central Bank indicating that this may happen a number of weeks ago. The news has sent the price of all major cryptocurrencies down again […]Read More South Korea to ban Crypto Trading?
There are a huge number of Cryptos on the market at present, each with a different use case and plan to revolutionize payments. One with a slightly different goal is IrishCoin. This coin was launched in May 2014 in Ireland. It was designed to promote the Irish tourism sector. Tourist related companies will have the […]Read More IrishCoin – A Review of Ireland’s own Crypto