Senator Lorraine Higgins at Pearse Street Garda Station this week.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

In recent months, comments I received via email and on social- media platforms I use have forced me to question how or indeed whether I would continue(...)

Senator Lorraine Higgins at Pearse Street Garda Station on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Labour Senator Lorraine Higgins says she believes the person who sent her a death threat is “a right-wing nationalist or a dissident republican”. She (...)

Labour Party Senator Lorraine Higgins who said she is planning to report emailed death threats to gardaí.

Labour Senator Lorraine Higgins considered quitting politics over deaths threats she received. Ms Higgins was emailed twice in recent days by a man th(...)

 Lorraine Higgins:  politicians should not be subjected to such threats. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Labour Senator Lorraine Higgins is to go to the Garda today detailing two death threats she received in recent days. Ms Higgins said she receiv(...)

The Apple logo. A group of Galway residents have objected to the planned location of a new Apple data centre near Athenry. File photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

Apple has chosen the “wrong site” for its proposed €850 million data centre near Athenry, Co Galway, according to a group of residents who have object(...)

The European Court of Justice backed the “right to be forgotten” in its Google Spain decision last year. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

If a Google search of your name turns up a naked selfie you once sent to your ex or other intimate material, what do you do, other than resign yoursel(...)

Former minister Pat Rabbitte told the Dáil the legislation ‘will make it an offence for a person to send or cause to be sent by means of public electronic communications network’. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Former minister for communications Pat Rabbitte has introduced legislation to outlaw offensive and sinister content on social media. Mr Rabbitte told (...)

Lorraine Higgins said estates faced issues ranging from building companies in receivership to financial institutions holding bonds that could not be accessed because of the preferential creditors’ rules.

Residents of a Galway housing estate were waiting 40 years for it to be taken over by the county council, Labour Senator Lorraine Higgins has said.Sh(...)

Labour party senator Lorraine Higgins said the 2nd February had never been a “drop dead deadline” for registering with Irish Water but said it was important “ for the purposes of allowances” that people register on Monday.

Labour party senator Lorraine Higgins said the 2nd February had never been a “drop dead deadline” for registering with Irish Water but said it was imp(...)

When is a deadline not a deadline and other Irish Water questions answered

Another Irish Water deadline? What is this one about?Well, people have until midnight on Monday February 2nd to sign up to Irish Water or else. Or els(...)