Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon has said her office prefers to take an “engaged” approach to dealing with privacy issues that arise with mult(...)

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon, at the publication of her office’s annual report. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Data Protection Commissioner has said any decision to take enforcement action against a State body or other organisation where there may be breach(...)

The Health Service Executive (HSE) broke the law by disclosing the salary details of one of its own employees to his ex wife, the Data Protection Commissioner has found.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) broke the law by disclosing the salary details of one of its own employees to his ex wife, the Data Protection Comm(...)

Carol Hartley, Vicki Landua & Rita Derneha from all from Texas as they sign the book of condolences at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin today, for the the six students who died in a balcony collapse in Berkeley, California. Photograph: Fergal Philips

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will celebrate a special Mass in Dublin on Saturday for those affected by the tragedy in Berkeley. Books will also be open(...)

The Wolfe Tone Festival, organised by members of Kildare Sinn Féin, was awarded a grant of €600 by Kildare County Council last month.Photograph: Screenshot of wolfetonefestival.com

A local authority has funded an event hosted by Sinn Féin this weekend in memory of the republican Theobald Wolfe Tone. Speakers listed to speak at t(...)

Audry Deane, SVP social justice and policy officer, John-Mark McCafferty, head of social justice and policy, Kieran Stafford, national vice-president and Liz Kerrins, social policy development officer, at the launch of the Budget 2016 submission. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Government should provide a financial incentive to landlords to accept tenants receiving housing assistance payments as a means of tackling the ho(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank official Aoife Maguire at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Court Collins

A former Anglo Irish Bank official said he was not aware when a fraud officer was appointed in 2010 to examine the “archiving” of certain bank acco(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan says up to nine Irish students injured in Berkeley balcony collapse. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times 1:51

The deaths of six Irish students in the balcony collapse in Berkeley, California, marked a “horrific day” for those who had lost loved ones, Minister (...)

Aoife Maguire arriving at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. File photograph: Collins.

A former official at Anglo Irish Bank has said he was not aware that, when a fraud officer was appointed in 2010 to examine the “archiving” of certain(...)

Clerys department store on O’Connell Street, Dublin.  The Clerys website continues to sell vouchers despite the store’s sudden closure on Friday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Clerys department store, which went into liquidation and closed suddenly late on Friday, is still selling vouchers with values up to €100 on its we(...)