Enjoying lunch at Google’s HQ in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

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There wasn’t much progress on the moon-mining front. (Above, a group of hikers are seen silhouetted against the moon in Tijuana, Mexico.) Photograph: Jorge Duenes/Reuters

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Paul O’Connell: optimistic about Amsterdam’s ability to become a start-up hub.

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Dr Jessamyn Fairfield, an organiser of Bright Club Dublin and improv performer

Science is a serious endeavour, but there’s room for joking around too. The rib-tickling aspects of research are encouraged at Bright Club Dublin, (...)

Pregnancy-related apps are not a niche category

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The new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: You can pick it up relatively cheaply on contract but, sim free, it will set you back around €900 for the 64GB version.  Photograph: Gustau Nacarino/Reuters

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Cork Ignite, one of this year’s Cork Culture Night events. Photograph:  Culture Night

GAA commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh is to make the journey to Leeside later this month when he will act as cultural ambassador for Cork’s Culture(...)

Videos are being promoted by campaign groups and private citizens determined to show the less savoury and infrequently seen aspects of a modern eviction, which is often accompanied by anguish on the part of those evicted and tussles between sheriffs’ agents and protesters. 0:31

Campaign groups are increasingly posting videos of evictions, and attempted evictions, on social media to show the “reality” of modern evictions. Two (...)

A spokesman for 56 Dean Street sexual health clinic, which is part of the Chelsea and Westminster NHS trust, said revealing patient identities was caused by “human error”. Photograph: Google

An investigation has been launched after an NHS clinic mistakenly revealed the identity of almost 800 patients who had attended HIV services. The 56 D(...)