20,944 tweets about innovation were posted in 2019 from 5,309 unique users featuring hundreds of hashtags.
The key threads of discussion that have catalysed the conversations in Ireland are finance and fintech in particular, future jobs, and Medtech as Ireland is home to 18 of the world’s top 25 medical device manufacturers.
When tweeting about innovation in Ireland, the following hashtags are the most significant and the most popular emoji is 🏆
Conversations can be summarised by (considering retweets and mentions) representing each user with a node of a diameter proportional to the number of retweets and mentions received. The line indicates who carried out the action (retweet or mention) with thickness proportional to the number of interactions. The most prominent users (higher number of retweets and mention received) are at the centre of the graph. The different shades of colour indicate the relational density and identify the various communities of interaction.
Click on each node to view the details!
Dublin is definitely a key city for the conversation around innovation in Ireland, but Cork is also growing, with an increase in tweets of 36% since 2018.