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Saturday 8 January, 2022

Opinion: Ireland needs to engage in closer co-operation with the EU on cybercrime
# Avoid Future Hacks
# Avoid Future Hacks

Opinion: Ireland needs to engage in closer co-operation with the EU on cybercrime

Jan 8th 2022, 7:00 AM 8,503 Views 7 Comments

The Fianna Fáil senator says we need to make sure Ireland is equipped to deal with future cyber attacks.

Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Opinion: We need to get real, branch banking as we know it is gone
# Banking
# Banking

Opinion: We need to get real, branch banking as we know it is gone

Mar 23rd 2021, 12:42 PM 17,378 Views 34 Comments

Fianna Fáil senator Malcolm Byrne says traditional banking is clearly disrupted and it’s important we get ahead in education and upskilling to cope with the changes.

Thursday 7 January, 2021

Opinion: If an Electoral Commission is established, it faces a mammoth task
# Democracy
# Democracy

Opinion: If an Electoral Commission is established, it faces a mammoth task

Jan 7th 2021, 7:00 PM 14,467 Views 17 Comments

As plans continue for a new Register of Electors Bill, the Fianna Fáil senator says a Commission would face major challenges.

Friday 13 November, 2020

Malcolm Byrne: I worry we are entering a Trumpian era of divided politics in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Malcolm Byrne: I worry we are entering a Trumpian era of divided politics in Ireland

Nov 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,999 Views 64 Comments

The Fianna Fáil senator says recent events have convinced him that political discourse has changed and that a place for considered compromise must now be found in Irish politics.

Sunday 4 January, 2015

Opinion: Let's grow our democracy – let's lower the voting age to 16
# Politics
# Politics

Opinion: Let's grow our democracy – let's lower the voting age to 16

Jan 4th 2015, 12:00 PM 1,343 Views 302 Comments

Arguments against allowing teenagers to vote are the exact same as those used against the working classes and women in the past. “They are not intelligent or mature enough”.