For search and social, Google and Facebook are inarguably two of the most powerful companies on the planet. File photograph: Getty Images

We don’t search online, we “google”, so it is no surprise that Google has over 77 per cent of the search engine market, while the nearest competitor i(...)

The pay claims being pursued by Luas drivers may look excessive to some but clearly reflect the drivers’ views that they have been “left behind”

Unemployment has fallen again in the latest figures. From a high just a few years ago of 15 per cent, the figures have now almost halved. A survey o(...)

Called to the bar in 1966 and to the inner bar in 1980, Mr Justice Carney   is the presiding judge of the Central Criminal Court. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Ireland’s most senior criminal law judge Mr Justice Paul Carney will retire from the bench next month following almost a quarter of a century in the (...)