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Rosemary Dooley: “I love living here and, to be honest, would miss it too much if I left.”

Rosemary Dooley didn’t leave Ireland because she had to. She chose to. By the time she graduated with a law degree from Trinity College, the dog days(...)

There was a definite sense of unease about the role of technology in society among speakers and attendees at this year’s conference. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

There were dark clouds over Lisbon earlier this week with many of those arriving for the start of Web Summit a little taken aback by the lack of sunsh(...)

Ireland is the lead authority for Facebook under the General Data Protection Regulation. Photograph: iStock

The UK’s information commissioner is referring Facebook to Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner, the lead authority for the social network under Eur(...)

Vera Jurova, the European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality was speaking on the first full day of this year’s Web Summit in Lisbon

The European Commission is considering introducing heavy fines for political parties who misuse voters’ data as it looks to “end the online anarchy ar(...)

The countdown to Christmas has begun and it is over the jolly season I know I will most overindulge in food and drink with family and friends, and I’m(...)

A woman enjoying the use of her Vibro-Slim, a vibrating slimming machine. Photograph: Henry Guttmann/Getty

Conflicting claims for different weight-loss regimes are no modern phenomenon. Another foray into the archives shows that diet fads and the search for(...)

 ‘It seems MI5 seriously believed that disaffected ‘coloured people’ could be recruited by the KGB to spy on Britain. Photograph: Michael Putland/Getty Images

Senior MI5 officials believed black people could not be trusted in high-level spying roles as they could be a security risk, according to documents un(...)

Research, published during the summer in The Lancet, concluded there is no safe level of alcohol intake and the healthiest approach is to drink as little as possible

After a record 1,000 days, the Public Health Alcohol Bill has passed through the Dáil. Among its more groundbreaking features are the inclusion of wri(...)

A growing number of Irish universities are using predictive analytics to spot students in danger of dropping out. Photograph: iStock

For several years, Dublin City University has been using data from students’ work online to analyse how they are coping with their courses. If a firs(...)

An undated portrait of German mathematician Bernhard Riemann (1826-1866). Riemann established the foundations of modern differential geometry and, in 1859, formulated the hypothesis that bears his name.  Photograph: Bettmann/Getty Images

A major mathematical result has been announced by British-Lebanese mathematician Sir Michael Atiyah. In a talk at the 6th Heidelberg Laureate Forum in(...)

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