A press release from Facebook this week “revealed” that Fine Gael has been the most discussed political party.

In the US, Bernie Sanders will win the Democratic nomination by a landslide over Hillary Clinton, and will go on to be defeated by the Republican can(...)

 UCD “slutwalk”: sexual consent can never be implied by a person’s clothing. Photograph: Gráinne Loughran

Like most students at UCD, Darragh Miller contributes to the daily hive of smartphone activity on campus. There are dozens of helpful Facebook groups(...)

On October 14th in the High Court, lawyers for Red Flag – which acknowledges creating a dossier of mainly newspaper cuttings that someone else, as yet unidentified, put on to the memory stick – expressed concern as to how Denis O’Brien had come by it. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The two people named as having been in possession in the Netherlands of the USB memory stick at the centre of the Denis O’Brien versus Red Flag Consul(...)

Gavin Fogarty coaches a team with the Emerald Warriors. Photograph: Collins

The manager of a Dublin LGBT rugby club team has been spared a criminal record and a possible jail sentence for assaulting a friend who was lifted in (...)

The scene  of the fatal shooting of of Eddie Hutch Snr,  in his home on Poplar Row in  Dublin’s north inner city. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Faced with the prospect of squabbling politicians clogging the airwaves for the rest of the month, one might think that any distraction from the elec(...)

Infomagical is a new challenge from the Note To Self podcast series by New York public radio station WNYC

Twitter feeds, viral memes, must-read long reads, Facebook threads, hypnotic GIFs. I’m getting stressed just listing these. Modern life has us reeling(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

US stocks gained on Wednesday after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said conditions in the United States would allow for “gradual” rate hikes, and(...)

The Twitter lgog seen on the front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York.  Twitter has revamped its timeline  allowing the “best” tweets to rise to the top

Twitter made a dramatic product change on Wednesday, saying it will recast the way it displays tweets on its homepage by customising them to individu(...)

Computer generated image of the Vertium Building on Burlington Road, Dublin 4, due for completion in 2017 but now seeking tenants

The first phase of an international marketing campaign gets under way today to find tenants for a substantial new office building under construction (...)

Bear market looms as a fresh slide in crude and the perceived creditworthiness of European banks adds to doubts about the strength of the global  economy.  Photograph: Frank Rumpenhorst/EPA

Global stocks are on the precipice of a bear market as a fresh slide in crude and the perceived creditworthiness of European banks added to doubts ab(...)