Erasmus student Giulia Celli,  from Verona, enjoys  St Patricks Day festivities. Photograph: Alan Betson

The European Union was just a symbol to me as a child growing up in Ireland. I suppose I was too busy playing with my friends and collecting stickers (...)

You may recall that towards the end of June last year in this column I wrote about Bonfire Night, which takes place on St John’s Eve, or June 23rd, ev(...)

Think “awesome disruption” and most of us conjure a garage in Silicon Valley or a dorm room at Harvard. Taken together, Apple and Facebook have altere(...)

Robert Kyncl from  YouTube said it will be decade before YouTube and Facebook “bump into each other”. Photograph:  Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for YouTube

YouTube has downplayed the threat of Facebook displacing its dominance of online video, saying both companies will be able to grow rapidly for years b(...)

There was once a time when English language experts feared that text speak was signalling the demise of the English language. By text speak, we mean p(...)

Vienna District Court has dismissed a class-action civil suit against Facebook, headed by Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems, saying it has no jurisdiction.

Vienna District Court has dismissed a class-action civil suit against Facebook, headed by Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems, saying it has no ju(...)

Ryanair has said customers in Greece can pay with cash at airport ticket desks. Photo: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Ryanair has said customers in Greece can pay with cash at airport ticket desks. A spokesman for the airline Ryanair said many Greek customers were una(...)

If you or your partner use a phone, a tablet or a laptop in bed, how does it affect your sex life? The answer is surprising. Only three out of (...)

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown council officials produced a report questioning the economic merit of reopening a pool at the Glenalbyn location, causing anger among locals. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A public meeting to protest at the ongoing closure of Glenalbyn swimming pool in south County Dublin is to be held in Stillorgan, on Monday night. Dú(...)

Thousands have taken to the streets of Dublin to celebrate the annual Dublin LGBTQ Pride Parade. Rainbow flags and balloons were in evidence as dancer(...)