James Lawless

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Ray D’Arcy:  can still show flashes of the spicily attuned broadcaster who used to hold court on Today FM. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Ray D’Arcy has long been an advocate of healthy eating, as his regular radio slots about television weight loss series Operation Transformation attest(...)

Facebook Mark Zuckerberg   after meeting with members of the Oireachtas Committee on Communications, in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has reiterated his call for regulation of the internet in a bid to deal with harmful content online. Mr Zuc(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will be in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Stephen Lam/File Photo/Reuters

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is to visit the company’s Dublin office on Tuesday. But it will be a flying visit for the founder of the so(...)

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 Communications Richard Bruton  said the internet creates opportunities for others to ‘manipulate our thinking’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There are powerful forces that see the internet as presenting a new way of waging war, according to Minister for Communications Richard Bruton. The (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar corrected himself in the Dáil shortly after he criticised food supplements as ‘snake oil’. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar corrected himself in the Dáil shortly after he criticised food supplements as “snake oil” that only cost people money and rarel(...)

A woman was badly injured in a hit-and-run on Canal Bridge at Osberstown, near Naas, Co Kildare, at around 8.25pm on Friday evening. Satellite photograph: Google Street View

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested over a hit-and-run collision which has left a woman seriously ill in hospital. The incident happened on Canal Bri(...)

Political parties should improve levels of cyber security, a group of senior officials who examined threats to Irish elections and referendums from disinformation said.

The Government should consider the establishment of an electoral commission and regulate the transparency of online political advertising, a group of (...)

Questions to Facebook Ireland from members of the Oireachtas joint committee on communications had a particular focus on the company’s political advertisement policies. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

Facebook Ireland recently submitted written responses to formal queries the company received from members of the Oireachtas joint committee on communi(...)

Cern’s Large Hadron Collider:  “If Ireland is serious about being part of the international science community, then we ought to be part of Cern. We are increasingly isolated by not being a member,” says Fianna Fáil’s James Lawless. Photograph: Cern/PA Wire

Actions speak louder than words. Despite all the parroting about the knowledge economy, Ireland remains outside the premier particle physics lab in th(...)

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