Barry Kennedy

Limerick, Ireland

My name is Barry Kennedy. I’m a 26 year old gradute web developer from Limerick, Ireland. I have a BSC in Computer Systems from the University of Limerick.

I’m currently working as an Implementation Web Developer and Software Support Engineer in Avvio, a world leader in Online Hotel Booking Software. Some of the work i've done at Avvio includes work includes:

Designing booking pages and emails templates,

Dealing with customer queries via phone and email

Preparing images prior to use on our system

Creating multilingual and gift voucher microsites

Training and supervising junior team members

I’ve been volunteering with CoderDojo Limerick since October 2012, where I look after the Advanced Programme and Web Development groups. Languages I’m mentoring include java, C++, HTML/CSS, PHP, Javascript and Python. In addition to mentoring, I manage the website of CoderDojo Midwest and help with the running of special events. I’m also an active contributor to the development of CoderDojo at regional, national and global level.

My other interests include travelling, scouting, hillwalking, photography and running. I tweet a lot, I blog occasionally and I can sometimes be found attending conferences or community meetups. Feel free to say hi either online or IRL.

  • Work
    • Web Developer
  • Education
    • BSc in Computer Systems