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Senator Regina Doherty outlined her own recent experience with social media. File photograph: The Irish Times

Fine Gael Seanad leader Senator Regina Doherty has highlighted the failure of social media giants to tackle online abuse after she reported a man who (...)

The Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final between Kilkenny and Wexford at the weekend was one of the matches behind a paywall on television. Photograph: Tommy Dickson / Inpho

The GAA is to be called before the Oireachtas Sports Committee ahead of renegotiation of its Sky Sports contract for exclusive coverage of certain mat(...)

Ms Craig said the scale of the problem was such that it was not practicable that the new commission would be able to deal with all individual complaints. Photograph: iStock

The online targeting of women politicians and women journalists is a matter of “real concern”, the deputy chief executive of the Broadcasting Authorit(...)

Helen McEntee: from here to maternity. Photograph: Tom Honan

Welcome to the world, Michael Shane Hickey. Your early arrival made national headlines and set the perfect tone for a welcome day of hope and optimism(...)

Fianna Fáil Senator Shane Cassells asked the Junior Minister whether he could see fans returning this year, pointing to the League Cup semi-final taking place at London’s Wembley Stadium this weekend which will have 4,000 fans in attendance. Photograph: Hollie Adams/Getty Images

Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers has said he is “optimistic” that spectators will be allowed back at some sports games on a trial basis this (...)

Green Party deputy leader and Minister for Tourism Catherine Martin: No ‘cliff-edge’ ending to supports. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Government will consider more targeted measures to support the tourism sector but Catherine Martin cautioned that she could not give specific date(...)

Senators warned every adult and teenager in the country is walking around ‘with a casino in their pocket’. Photograph: Getty Images

Renewed calls have been made for all sporting bodies to “reject the lure” of sponsorship from the gambling industry amid warnings that every adult and(...)

Micheál Martin at the   count for  Cork South-Central. One long-serving TD said Martin was likely to know his position was under pressure. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

As a poor election got substantially worse for Fianna Fáil on the second day of counting, the mood within the party darkened. TDs emerged from count (...)

Peadar Tóibín’s departure from Sinn Féin and his subsequent establishment of all-Ireland party Aontú has changed the dynamic in this three-seater. Photograph: Tom Honan

Meath West (three seats) Current: 1 FF, 1 FG, 1 Aontú If Peadar Tóibín hadn’t left Sinn Féin and set up his own party, Meath West would likely have (...)

The Komori printer purchased for the Houses of the Oireachtas was too big for its designated room so remedial works had to take place. Photograph: RTÉ News.

The Clerk of Dáil Éireann has said there was a sound business case for the purchase of an €850,000 printer that would not fit into the room where it w(...)

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