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John McGuirk of the Save the Eighth campaign said Google’s decision amounts to “foreign interference”. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Photos

The issue of dubious online campaigning, which for so long was flagged by observers in the run up to the abortion referendum, snapped into focus this (...)

AI start-up Aylien found that the vast majority of CNN’s content about US president Donald Trump was neutral, “but that journalists also take non-neutral stances toward the president”.

Remember that video US president Donald Trump tweeted in which he wrestled someone to the ground and started punching them? It was genuine footage of (...)

President  Michael D Higgins. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA
A senseless downgrading

President Michael D Higgins is to be commended for expressing “deep and profound concern” that history will no longer be a core subject at Junior Cert(...)

Cambridge Analytica said it had bought the data of 30 million Facebook users, but the social media giant said up to 87million users may have been affected. Photograph: Getty Images

Cambridge Analytica is closing its doors weeks after the data analytics firm that worked with the Trump campaign was hit by revelations it benefited f(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg speaks about a dating feature at Facebook Inc’s annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters

Facebook Inc announced plans to offer its first dating service on Tuesday. Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg told software developers at Facebook’s ann(...)

The editors of the four volumes of the Cambridge History of Ireland, professors James Kelly, Jane Ohlmeyer, Brendan Smith and Thomas Bartlett at the book’s launch in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Mark Stedman

President Michael D Higgins has expressed “deep and profound concern” that history will no longer be a core subject at Junior Certificate level. Spea(...)

US president Donald Trump in Michigan on Saturday. “Trump’s peculiar form of diplomacy  has somehow produced a possible breakthrough in North Korea that eluded his predecessors.” Photograph: Rena Laverty/EPA

You can hear those heads exploding from here to Oslo. Republican legislators are pushing Donald Trump, the most combative man in the universe, for a N(...)

Artist Brian O'Doherty. Photograph:  George Tatge

The Freedom of Roscommon has been conferred on artist, author, doctor, art critic and academic Brian O’Doherty (89) who was born and grew up in Ballag(...)

Members of the Garda Armed Support Unit: public safety and the potential for State security to become too powerful are both valid discussion points. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

In 2008, police in Cambridge took the curious step of reintroducing whistles for its officers. An antiquity of policing, these pre-1970s fixtures were(...)

 Statue of Oliver Goldsmith at Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: iStock

When the statue of Lord Carlisle was blown from its plinth in the People’s Garden in the Phoenix Park on July 28th, 1958, the incident was news for on(...)

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