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Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg: Mohammad Dahlan, the former leader of the Gaza division of Palestinian group Fatah, has filed a case against Facebook Ireland.

The most damning and deliberately evocative line in this week’s UK parliamentary committee evisceration of Facebook’s business model and behaviour was(...)

Supermarket chain Lidl has said it plans to reduce the sugar and salt content of hundreds of its own-brand products before the end of next year in an attempt to address mounting concerns over childhood obesity and unhealthy diets. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images.

Supermarket chain Lidl has said it plans to reduce the sugar and salt content of hundreds of its own-brand products before the end of next year in an (...)

A no drone zone sign is pictured on the perimeter fence of the Dublin Airport airfield after  the temporary suspension of operations at the airport following a drone sighting on Thursday. Photograph: Nial Carson/PA Wire

A Garda investigation is underway after a drone sighting at Dublin Airport forced the suspension of all flights for a brief period on Thursday. The d(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD at the official sod-turning for Dublin Airport’s new North Runway. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has described as “disappointing” the high number of vehicles driven by unaccompanied learner drivers which were seiz(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  and Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport Shane Ross perform the official sod-turning for Dublin Airport’s new North Runway project, along with DAA chief executive Dalton Philips. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“That’s another shovel to add to my collection,” said Leo Varadkar after he’d finished throwing muck at a phalanx of photographers assembled to watch (...)

High Island or Ardoilean lies off the west coast of Connemara, close to Claddaghduff and Inishbofin.

A deserted island off the west coast with a history of human settlement stretching back up to 3,000 years has gone on sale with an asking price of €1.(...)

Figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Unit of the HSE show that rates of chlamydia, herpes simplex and gonorrhea are on the rise with people in the 15-24 age group making up the majority of all chlamydia cases reported.

Free condoms are being made available in one of the largest pharmacy chains in the State in the days before and after Valentine’s Day in order to “hel(...)

Residential property prices in Dublin are set to rise by 5 per cent this year, according to the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland.

Home-owners’ “excessive and unrealistic expectations” about the price their properties are worth will be the biggest block to closing sales this year,(...)

Fine Gael TD Noel Rock: If his Bill becomes law, the resale of tickets for large concerts and sporting events for more than face value will be banned. Photograph: Eric Luke

Any attempt to ban the resale of tickets for major events at above face value prices will be a breach of constitutional rights to own property, a comp(...)

The average loan taken by consumers from financial institutions this year is  likely to be about €8,500, a survey by the Irish League of Credit Unions has found. File photograph:  iStockPhoto

A quarter of consumers say they have plans to borrow money from a financial institution this year with the average loan likely to be about €8,500, acc(...)

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