The annual Games Fleadh, an all-island games design and development competition for third-level students, takes place in LIT Thurles on March the 9th.
Launching the event at the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) campus in Thurles were 4th year Game Design students, Sean O’Connor and Tommaso Marenzi (in pic).
This year the professional speakers include John Romero (Romero Games), Chris Gregan (snozbot), Stephen Howell (Microsoft), Alan Sayle (EA) and designers from three Irish startups, Kevin Murphy (Retro Neo), Caolan Radford (GamesTeam) and Mark Quick (9th Impact).
Supported by Microsoft Ireland, EA Games, Ubisoft and the Irish Computer Society, the 13th annual Games Fleadh will feature the Game Studio Tower Defence competition and Robocode.
For more see http://gamesfleadh.ie/schedule/