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Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Silicon Valley, California.  Facebook has confirmed it plans to create hundreds of new jobs in Ireland next year. Photograph: Facebook

Forensic cyberpsychologist Dr Mary Aiken says the Government should consider asking Facebook to leave Ireland if it does not take measures to control (...)

Charles Byrne is seeking to bring a petition challenging the result of the abortion referendum. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The president of the High Court will on Friday rule on two separate applications for permission to bring petitions challenging the Yes result of the a(...)

Pope Francis waves to a crowd gathered in St Peter’s Square  in the Vatican. File photograph: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images

The State should use the visit of Pope Francis to send a message that Ireland is diverse, inclusive and respectful, the Cabinet has been advised. Min(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar arriving at Derrynane House, Kerry, for a special Cabinet meeting:   Ministers agreed to hire 1,000 additional customs and veterinary officials. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The European Union has reassured the Government that no physical checks will be needed on the Border even if the UK crashes out of the bloc without a (...)

“We need to hear a response from Facebook and an explanation from them as to why they haven’t upheld their own standards,” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says. Photograph:  Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images

The Government is willing to consider introducing significant fines for online companies such as Facebook that fail to “uphold basic standards of dece(...)

The sun sets behind an offshore wind farm. Photograph: Reuters

Given the sums involved, if there is one certainty about the opportunities of a country’s shift toward renewable energy, it is that investors will nev(...)

EirGrid chief executive Mark Foley in the company’s National Control Room in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Leaving his post with the Dublin Airport Authority in 2008 after the construction of Terminal 2, Mark Foley believed the airport’s needs were sorted f(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton and Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy make their way back from Derrynane beach in Kerry following a Cabinet meeting in Derrynane House. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Closeted in a snug-fitting room for nearly six hours on a very hot day with no break for lunch, incessant talking and a sun-drenched beach winking at (...)

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar heads  a Cabinet meeting at Derrynane House in Kerry. Health overspending is on track to be well over €500 million for 2018.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The implementation of the long-mooted plan to transform the health service over a decade will be made more difficult because of the high level of spen(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said about 3,000 new “bedspaces” for students have been built in the last two years, with a further 7,000 currently under construction. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

New legislation that will seek to prevent steep rises in rent paid for purpose-built student accommodation is to be introduced by the Government. The(...)

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