A new report proposes that women could be the key to bridging the skills gap in the IT sector, but found that three quarters of females working in the industry had not planned on making it their career.
Global tech firms in Ireland bring responsibilities as well as benefits; Facebook’s base in Dublin means Irish regulators will be the forefront of new questions surrounding privacy and data protection, writes Dan Hayden.
THE EDUCATION MINISTER has come in for criticism this morning for failing to ban fizzy drinks from school vending machines.
She says that schools should be encouraged to offer healthy options but banning things is “difficult”.
However, the Royal College of Physicians has warned that Ireland could soon top Europe’s obesity tables if proper action is not taken. The doctors take particular issue with the current ‘Share a Coke’ campaign which uses “almost all of the 100 most popular names of 7-8 year olds”.
What do you think? Should fizzy drinks be banned from school vending machines?
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