Articles tagged with: Terry Cavanagh

TYDAVNET MAN MAKES FORBES LIST FOR THE SECOND TIME

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17 Jan 2014 Comments Off on TYDAVNET MAN MAKES FORBES LIST FOR THE SECOND TIME
TYDAVNET MAN MAKES FORBES LIST FOR THE SECOND TIME

Game developer Terry Cavanagh from Tullyvogey, Tydavnet has been listed in the influential Forbes ‘30 under 30’ list of people to watch. Terry who is based in London also made the list in 2011. It nominates the most influential 450 young people from around the globe in selected categories from finance and technology to Hollywood, art and science. The Tydavnet man, who is son of Patricia and Peter, is 29 years old and director of Distractionware Ltd. Terry is a former pupil of St Dympna’s National School, ...

Tydavnet man wins video games “OSCAR” in Los Angeles

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15 Oct 2010 Comments Off on Tydavnet man wins video games “OSCAR” in Los Angeles
Tydavnet man wins video games “OSCAR” in Los Angeles

A Monaghan man has achieved international recognition in the computer games world for developing the most fun and compelling video game. Terry Cavanagh (above) from Tullyvogey in Tydavnet picked up the prize at a festival in Los Angeles for independent games creators. The 26 year-old Maths graduate from Trinity College Dublin launched the game called VVVVVV earlier this year through his own company distractionware.com. T The music was provided by a Swedish composer and the game went on sale originally for $15. Another company (Steam) was then contracted to distribute it and when ...