Google Ireland has paid a fine of €450 after one of its Street View cars parked illegally on Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. The internet giant made the contribution to the court "poor box" to avoid a conviction under Ireland's Road Traffic Act.
The snow might be causing chaos for commuters but there are 14 residents of Dublin for whom the snow is a little bit more welcome, the penguins of Dublin Zoo. The Irish Times’ Róisín Ingle reports that Irish workers are logging on in huge numbers to view the live video feed the penguins.
Congratulations to all the finalists and winners at last night's Irish Web Awards in the Mansion House, Dublin. The Irish Times scooped the prestigious Grand Prix award, as well as the award for Best online Publication.