Eoghan Harris in 2012. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardaí have confirmed they are investigating the alleged online harassment of a female journalist through Twitter. Some of the content at the centre (...)

Writer and former senator Eoghan Harris was dropped by the Sunday Independent as a columnist after management learned he was contributing to an anti-Sinn Féin Twitter account. File photograph:  Bryan O’Brien

The involvement of columnist Eoghan Harris in an anonymous anti-Sinn Féin social media account was discovered after the account shared secret details (...)

Eoghan Harris was dropped by the Sunday Independent.  File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Twitter has suspended a total of nine accounts it believes are linked to an anonymous account used by prominent former Sunday Independent columnist Eo(...)

Deputy Mairéad Farrell (Sinn Féin) was elected to Galway City Council when she was 24 and she would encourage young people who were interested to ‘go for it’. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Quotas for young people in politics, similar to gender quotas, and lowering the voting age to 16, were among the measures needed to attract young peop(...)