The world can be a volatile place. In recent weeks we have seen increased levels of political instability in the Middle East, tension between the United Kingdom and Russia along with an acceleration in the ferocity of several ongoing conflicts in Africa. For most of the readers of this article, the events above are distant […]Read More Cryptocurrency and War
This is a question that usually gets a simple answer. That answer being that Bitcoin is not regulated in Ireland. However whilst that may be the formal position of the government and regulatory authorities, that is not always the case in reality. The Official Position The Central Bank of Ireland regulates the Irish financial services […]Read More How is Bitcoin regulated in Ireland?
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
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