This is the opening video for the 2008 eircom Golden Spiders Internet Awards event, which took place at the Burlington Hotel, Dublin on Thursday the 20th of November, 2008, hosted by Des Bishop.

The opening video was a look at the state of play of the world of the web in Ireland through the eyes of the judges and some of the spiders past winners including;

Ian Hyland – CEO, Business & Finance
Cathal Magee – Managing Director, eircom Retail
Ross Brennan – Cicero Networks
Tom Hayes –
Edward Melvin –
Morgan McKeagney – IQ Content
Neil Leyden – Digital Media Forum
John McGuire – Rehab Bingo
Muirne Laffan –
Colum O’Sullivan – Cully & Sully
Barry Rhodes – INEX
James Mailley –


The 2008 eircom Golden Spiders Awards event gave awards to Aodhan Cullen of Statcounter, Internet Hero and the Grand Prix went to

Big Red Engine have worked closely with Business and Finance and eircom since 2007 across the complete awards programme, to provide high quality content for the events and also to comprehensively cover the events themselves, with a multi camera set-up.

This video was produced by Big Red Engine for Business & Finance.