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The planned Facebook data centre in Clonee, Co. Meath, Ireland

Facebook Building Green Data Centre In Ireland

Facebook has announced that they have started building a data centre in Ireland. The new data centre will be their second one in Europe and sixth overall, following on from Luleå in Sweden. The location they’ve chosen is Clonee, County Meath. The artist’s impression of the facility gives a good impression of size. It’s pretty big! […]

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Social Media Images Cheatsheet 2016 Edition

While a lot of social media networks will offer you tools to edit, tweak and crop your images so that they fit correctly, it’s far easier to prepare images based on their optimal sizes. Unfortunately those “rules” change quite often, but fortunately people keep track of these things, so we are able to share the […]

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The Periodic Table of Edible Elements

The Science and Home Economics Departments joined forces in Ennis Community College and Gaelcholáiste an Chláir last week, as the Clare schools, which share a campus, hosted an Open Night for prospective students and their families. Ms Lordon, who teaches both Science and Home Economics, organised the Transition Year Home Economics students to create something […]

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Zuckerberg Speaks Out In Support Of Muslims

Mark Zuckerberg is rarely out of the news for very long. Yesterday Facebook’s head honcho made a public statement with respect to Muslims. One would assume that this is linked to Donald Trump’s recent comments: I want to add my voice in support of Muslims in our community and around the world. After the Paris […]

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Safe Harbour Ruling Strengthens Europe’s Hand – An Interview with Simon McGarr [Audio]

Simon McGarr is our guest on today’s podcast. He’s the solicitor representing Digital Rights Ireland, who were granted amicus curiae status in the case regarding the EU-US ‘Safe Harbour Agreement’, which the EU Court of Justice ruled invalid this week. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 21:34; 12MB; MP3. […]

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Safe Harbor Is Officially Dead

Data protection, privacy and retention have been hot topics for a long time, but the latest decision from the ECJ has effectively killed off “Safe Harbor” Here’s the decision (apparently a “media version” pending the release of the official one) schrems-judgment More over on Politico.eu UPDATE: Here’s the full decision: 283806411-CJEU-Judgment-Schrems-Case-on-Safe-Harbour  

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