A new Road Traffic Bill will legislate for e-transport for the first time, including e-scooters. File photograph

The Government intends to publish a total of 32 Bills this spring, including a Bill that will enforce maximum speed limits of 40kmph on the M50 and le(...)

The BAI is on track to become part of the Government’s proposed Media Commission. Photograph: iStock

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) expects to be fully integrated into the proposed new Media Commission within the next three years as part (...)

Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin: Bill brings ‘more appropriate’ regulation of video-on-demand services. Photograph: Alan Betson

Online platforms such as Google-owned YouTube and Facebook could be fined as much as 10 per cent of their Irish turnover if they fail to comply with h(...)

Taoiseach does a quick bit of Christmas shopping in the Kilkenny Shop on Nassau Street but all he really wants is a dozen com-it-tees as stocking fillers.

Micheál Martin has long been a dee-vo-tee of the com-it-tee. Loves them. What do you want for Christmas, Taoiseach? Actually, he was spotted after(...)

The Taoiseach Micheál Martin said   it is important  to examine how a  sustainable, independent and objective media landscape   can be funded into the future. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The media is critical to Ireland’s democracy, Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said after the inaugural meeting of a group which will advise the governme(...)

BAI chairman Pauric Travers: Authority’s strategy statement may not be required for three years. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has launched a public consultation on its draft strategy statement for 2021-2023, a period in which the broadcas(...)

As yet another crisis broke over their drooping heads, an emergency helpline was put in place for the frightened and the bewildered who are now at bre(...)

Companies that do  not control the spread of harmful videos and other content on their community forums and platforms will be liable for fines under the new law. Photograph: iStock

Companies that trade online are being advised to prepare for proposed new laws to control the publication of “harmful content” on their online forums,(...)

The return of Champions League and Europa League is bringing advertisers back to Virgin Media. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images

Virgin Media Television is toasting the return of live sport with a month of Champions League and Europa League action kicking off this week. But the(...)

The move to bring in tighter rules on what people are exposed to online will be welcomed by many campaigners and parents. Photograph: iStock

Significant fines for online companies who breach new digital safety laws could be linked to financial turnover, Minister for Communications Richard B(...)

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