Illustration: Alan Clarke

Honor asks what the fock we’re doing here. There’s literally no Christmas cheer in the girl, even though it’s only however many days to go until th(...)

A senior judge issued a warning on Friday about the dangers of meeting people through the internet after she jailed a man for stabbing a woman multiple times with a potato peeler

A senior judge issued a warning on Friday about the dangers of meeting people through the internet after she jailed a man for stabbing a woman multipl(...)

Rachel Healy and her husband Simon Doran getting married on a beach in Mexico.

‘Christmas is everything I miss about Ireland all rolled into one week’ Luke Cutliffe 30, recruitment consultant, Sydney “I am just about to(...)

Sonia Flynn joined Facebook Ireland in 2009 after undergoing 10 interviews to secure the position of director for community operations. She was appointed managing director in 2011. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Sonia Flynn says there is no particular mould for someone who works at Facebook. Flynn herself isn’t from a technical background and she is one of the(...)

Bono: “oops” – how Bono began his apology for the Apple stunt in which U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ album was automatically downloaded to iTunes accounts.   Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

A is for Adnan Syed. Convicted of the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee, the Baltimore man’s case is the subject of this year’s most talked-about investig(...)

Loreto Secondary School Dalkey recording the Band Aid 30 song through the WholeWorldBand app. Money raised will go towards Ebola relief in west Africa. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dublin-based start-up WholeWorldBand has teamed up with Band Aid 30, the 2014 incarnation of the charity supergroup Band Aid, to launch an “ice-bucke(...)

Wembley Arena: host to the X Factor final

The company that provided the internet connectivity behind the X Factor final at London’s Wembley Arena was Irish telecoms firm Magnet. During the fi(...)

Remember back in 2008 when we all flocked to Facebook leaving nothing but dust balls and decaying status updates on Bebo? And then, somehow, AOL was c(...)

Sarah Griffin, from Dublin to San Francisco: ‘I am happy to have been split between places.’

It is winter again in California. The third winter I’ve been here - the first I’ve not gone home to visit Dublin. The drought that sat in dry, yellow (...)

 Uber may possibly end up justifying its huge valuation but the same “ubernomics” is being applied across the board, even though many start-ups will not succeed. (Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire)

The $41 billion valuation for the car-sharing service Uber may or may not be a bubblicious number, but it certainly shows that the venture capital ind(...)