Lord Mcalpine

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Monaghan Circuit Court awarded €75,000 in damages against a man who posted a defamatory comment on Facebook. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Last Thursday, Judge John O’Hagan of Monaghan Circuit Court awarded €75,000 in damages against a man who had posted a defamatory comment on Facebook. (...)

Garret  FitzGerald  with Mr Tip O’Neill (right), speaker of the US House of Representatives, and congressman Dan Rostenkowaki  at Dromland Castle, Co Clare in 1984. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

‘Your paper is Dublin? That’s south of the Border, right?” This was Governor Ronald Reagan, in an interview in Baltimore, Maryland, on October 10th, 1(...)

Jeremy Clarkson has hinted that the time may have come for him to leave Top Gear, likening himself to a dinosaur that nature had made a mistake in inventing. Photograph:  Paul Gilham/Getty Images.

Jeremy Clarkson has hinted that the time may have come for him to leave Top Gear, likening himself to a dinosaur that nature had made a mistake in inv(...)

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Lord McAlpine, the former Conservative Party treasurer who died last week, was hugely popular with thousands of Irish builders’ labourers and tradesme(...)

Companies such as Twitter make much of their origins in hippie/libertarian philosophies. They are also rather keen on ’light-touch’ regulation.

It is a truth universally acknowledged that, were she alive today, Jane Austen would never be off Twitter. The social network has become an essential (...)