Kerry, Galway and Derry teams named for All-Ireland SFC semi-final games

Jack O’Connor has opted for an unchanged Kerry team as he seeks to end 13 years of championship torment at the hands of Dublin. However, the return of Jack Barry and Adrian Spillane to Kerry’s match-day 26 will fuel speculation that there could yet be an 11th hour change for Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final showdown. … Continue reading Kerry, Galway and Derry teams named for All-Ireland SFC semi-final games

Ireland to investigate Tik Tok’s handling of user data

Ireland's Data Protection Commission has initiated two probes into Chinese video app TikTok's handling of the user data. Ireland's Data Protection Commission is the European Union's main regulator for companies like TikTok with regional headquarters in Ireland, New York Post reported. "The first probe will examine TikTok's data protection requirements as they relate to the … Continue reading Ireland to investigate Tik Tok’s handling of user data

Ireland spends 18 million euros to support coronavirus researchers

The Irish government has pledged €18 million to a joint global effort to defeat the coronavirus. The funds will go to GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, to support it's work in procuring vaccines and distributing them to the world's poorest and most vulnerable countries, including a vaccine for COVID-19 when it becomes available. Monday's pledge brings … Continue reading Ireland spends 18 million euros to support coronavirus researchers

Sinn Fein wins big against stronger political rivals in Irish election

Ireland braced for weeks of political uncertainty Monday after an earth-shaking election that saw the Irish Republican Army-linked party Sinn Fein — long shunned by its bigger rivals — take the largest share of votes. In a surge that upended Ireland’s traditional two-party system, the left-wing nationalist party beat both Fianna Fail and Fine Gael, … Continue reading Sinn Fein wins big against stronger political rivals in Irish election

Mastercard and IBM executives to attend data protection and analytics conference in Ireland

Truata which officially opened its new headquarters in Dublin on Wednesday, has said it is organizing a new annual conference on data protection and analytics, to take place on 20 February, next year, in association with IDA Ireland. The event will take place in Dublin Castle, with the central theme being Ethical Analytics. It will … Continue reading Mastercard and IBM executives to attend data protection and analytics conference in Ireland

Abortion vote in Ireland stirs controversy on social media

In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion. Pro-repeal banners declare: "Her choice: vote yes." Anti-abortion placards warn against a "license to kill." Online, the argument is just as charged — and more shadowy, as unregulated ads of uncertain origin battle … Continue reading Abortion vote in Ireland stirs controversy on social media