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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(...)

A Rethink Metrolink campaigner at Beechwood Luas stop in Rathmines. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The MetroLink project in south Dublin “won’t be happening” given its potential to disrupt commuter flow into the city for up to four years, Minister f(...)

Minister Richard Bruton told  Green Party leader Eamon Ryan that in response to the possibility of blackouts in the North, it was planned to bring coal-fired power plants there that were due to be decommissioned back into service, if needed. File photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

Because of the risk that Britain will leave the EU without a deal, emergency legislation will have to include measures to ensure supply of electricity(...)

Tánaiste  Simon Coveney  said he took on board the concerns of TDs who raised the nuclear issue and that ‘we need more details on it’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the Government has been following “with concern” reports that the UK proposes to use the Mourne mountains as a storage are(...)

People Before Profit and Sinn Féin oppose any carbon tax increase

What has been described as “a clear fault line” has emerged within the Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action over whether carbon taxes should be incr(...)

Philippe Lamberts said the EU single market must be protected. Pictured in 2012, photograph: Sakis Mitrolidis/AFP/GettyImages

Solidarity between Ireland and the European Union is “two way” and other member states will expect the integrity of the single market to be protected,(...)

Green Party councillor David Healy, local election Green Party candidate Dr Seamus McMenamin, deputy leader Catherine Martin, and leader Eamon Ryan at the Oireachtas.

A Bill that would require landlords to test their property for radon gas and make them to take action if it is detected is to be brought before the Oi(...)

Phil Hogan: he declined to discuss the size of any potential EU package of financial supports

EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan says he is satisfied Brussels has the tools to help Irish farmers in “any exceptional circumstances” that might(...)

Minister for Enterprise Heather Humphreys said the EU and UK both accept that avoiding a hard border was essential. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Enterprise Heather Humphreys has dismissed suggestions that Irish goods will be subject to border checks in Dutch and French ports if the(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan: said the only active politician representing the majority feeling in the North is Lady Sylvia Hermon. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Ireland and the EU are not threatening a no-deal Brexit and it is the UK government and parliament that have the authority to remove that threat, the (...)

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