President criticises Bruton’s “very extraordinary” remarks on Northern Ireland event

President criticises Bruton’s “very extraordinary” remarks on Northern Ireland event

President Michael D Higgins has strongly criticised “very extraordinary” remarks made by former Taoiseach John Bruton on his decision not to attend a partition event in Northern Ireland.Mr Bruton had suggested that President Higgins was in breach of the constitution by not seeking advice from government over his decision not to attend the “political” event…

Ireland’s data watchdog raises concerns over new Facebook/Ray-Ban smart glasses

Ireland’s data watchdog raises concerns over new Facebook/Ray-Ban smart glasses

IRELAND’S DATA PROTECTION Commission (DPC) and its Italian counterpart have voiced concerns about Facebook’s new smart glasses that can take photographs by voice command.  The product is made by iconic eyewear brand Ray-Ban with users using the Facebook View app to share content directly to their social media accounts.  The new shades are called Ray-Ban Stories…

Investigation ongoing as several people became ill after drinking tap water in north Wexford

Investigation ongoing as several people became ill after drinking tap water in north Wexford

MINISTER FOR LOCAL Government Darragh O’Brien said two serious incidents relating to water treatment facilities led to people becoming sick following drinking tap water. The minister said he was sent a letter by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which detailed how unsafe drinking water was allowed into parts of Dublin city and Gorey in Wexford.…