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Ryanair pilots picket outside Dublin Airport in July. The airline faces a US legal case taken by shareholders in relationa to its industrial relations woes earlier in the year

Ryanair faces a US legal case taken by shareholders claiming the airline made “false and misleading statements” about its industrial relations woes ea(...)

Travacoin founder Brian Whelan estimates the app could be up and running within six months if it can get funding. Photograph:   Jose Jordan/AFP/Getty Images

An Irish start-up is using blockchain technology to ensure airline passengers are better informed and immediately get compensation or a refund when fl(...)

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(...)

Parkio enables individuals and companies to rent out vacant parking spaces. Photograph: Getty Images/EyeEm

Dublin-headquartered technology start-up Parkio is seeking to raise €2 million in fundraising with the Portuguese equivalent of Enterprise Ireland hav(...)

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(...)

Tim Berners-Lee was speaking at the opening of the Web Summit conference in Lisbon, where 23 conferences are taking place across nine main stages and an estimated 1,200 speakers are expected

There is no wavering in Dublin’s opposition to proposals for an EU Digital Sales Tax, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe insisted ahead of an EU mee(...)

Tim Berners-Lee called on governments, companies and individuals to back a new “Contract for the Web” that would have “clear and tough responsibilities for those who have the power to make it better.”

Online users are seeing their rights and freedoms threatened by big tech, according to the inventor of the World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee. With half (...)

Paddy Cosgrave speaking to media about the Web Summit at its headquarters in Dartry, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Dalata, the largest hotel group in the State, has agreed a deal to raise up to €700 million in debt funding from an consortium of six banks, which wil(...)

StatSports co-founder Sean O’Conner, left, and Jarlath Quinn, chief global strategist. The  company provides GPS technology to track players and their movements. Photograph: James Forde

Irish sports tech company StatSports has scored yet again with a multimillion euro deal with the Chinese Football Association for its performance moni(...)

Arrest mugshots of James “Whitey” Bulger, the late mobster who terrorised south Boston in the 1970s and 1980s. “Black Mass” and “The Departed” drew glamourous versions of his character. Donald Clarke looks at why cinema is obsessed with ‘Whitey’ Bulger and other criminal maniacs.

Trinity College Dublin has seen a 20 per cent decline in applications from students in the North this year due to Brexit, it said an open letter publi(...)

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