The pandemic has presented Ireland with an opportunity to wipe its slate clean and make fundamental changes.

Now that we know we can do things differently when we have to, we asked leading experts and specialists across a range of sectors for changes that wil(...)

The amount of revenue Twitter generates from its Irish users is not disclosed

The Irish unit of Twitter last year recorded pretax losses of €239.69 million. According to its latest accounts, the loss is linked to costs associat(...)

Yes to equality: Panti Bliss (Rory O'Neill) in the courtyard at Dublin Castle on May 22nd, 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

ON THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REFERENDUM THAT CHANGED HOW WE SAW OURSELVES, SOME OF THE ACTIVISTS INVOLVED REVISIT THAT TIME It’s a diffe(...)

Queen Letizia of Spain chats with children attending a Safer Internet Day event t the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid.

A new digital resource aimed at supporting younger internet users to use technology in a positive way has been unveiled. Connected, which was develo(...)

At the launch of his 2011 book, Fianna Fáil: A Biography of the Party.  Noel Whelan, with his son Séamus, then aged 2. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Noel Whelan Born: November 24th, 1968 Died: July 10th, 2019 Noel Whelan was a remarkable individual who combined a range of successful careers in h(...)

Much of the focus of Sinéad McSweeney’s address seemed to be criticising journalists and media organisations for their failure generally to swallow whole whatever they were fed. Photograph:  Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images

It was supposed to be a session looking at market trends in the PR industry – in particular, combating public mistrust. The audience was the great an(...)

Managing director Sinead McSweeney in Twitter’s Dublin headquarters. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Twitter may have honed the world’s ability to distil insights into 280 characters but decidedly longer reads were a formative part of Twitter Ireland (...)

Norah Casey  wondered why women who might want a symposium on such themes had not organised one themselves.

Well-known Catholic Irish women were not invited to speak at the World Meeting of Families women’s symposium by organiser Norah Casey because her “per(...)

The ‘Voices of Impact: Women Leaders Shaping Global Change’, at the RDS on Saturday August 25th. as part of the World Meeting of families, will be chaired by broadcaster and entrepreneur Norah Casey. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A symposium dedicated to the global impact of women’s leadership will be held as part of the World Meeting of Families (WMF) later this month. The ‘(...)

The move by Drew Harris from the PSNI to become Garda Commissioner is groundbreaking and one that will be greeted with surprise in Garda circles. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

It’s a hell of a job he’s taking on. That was the verdict of a source close to incoming Garda commissioner Drew Harris OBE; a 53-year-old Police Servi(...)

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