EU /Facebook/Twitter/YouTube Agree Hate Speech Code Of Conduct

“Hate speech”, public incitement to violence or hatred against a group of people, must be removed from social media platforms within 24 hours according to a new code of conduct agreed today between the European Commission and Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft. As well as agreeing a code of conduct, the companies concerned say they […]

Irish Teen’s YouTube Tribute Earns Him Trip to Breeders’ Cup World Championships

A young racing fan from a small town in the middle of Ireland got the biggest birthday present of his life today when the Breeders’ Cup invited him to be part of thoroughbred racing’s biggest stage, the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Mark Boylan, celebrating his 14th birthday at home today in Banagher (pop. 1,636), County […]

Viral Video Competition ‘Unique Reasons to Visit Offaly’

Are you interested in film making, acting or producing? Do you upload films to the likes of YouTube or Facebook? If you have a home-camera or even a phone, or you think you could be the next Martin Scorsese then this competition could be for you. Offaly County Council in association with Midlands 103 is […]

Banagher To Cheltenham Via Youtube!

Mark Boylan, a 13 year old first year student at Banagher College Colaiste Na Sionna has had an incredable week following the completion of a song he wrote about the upcoming Cheltenham Festival. Mark who is a keen horse racing fan is also an accomplished singer and guitar player and has gathered huge attention with […]