Frances Fitzgerald: she said it was intended to publish the notices in respect of those granted a certificate of naturalisation in 2010 and 2011 by the end of last year, with 2012 and 2013 grants being published this year

A review of the practice of publishing the names and addresses of new Irish citizens in the government’s official gazette was carried out in 2011 and (...)

The HSA has investigators at the scene of a farming incident in Ballon, Co Carlow.

A 14-year-old boy named locally as Donal English Hayden has died and his 15-year-old brother was injured after a tractor drawing a trailer overturned (...)

Details of about 115,000 Irish users are reportedly included in the hack of the Ashley Madison adultery  website. Photograph: Thinkstock

Some State databases containing personal information may be less well-protected than commercial outlets such as the hacked Ashley Madison adultery sit(...)

The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland has expressed concerns at the publication of new citizens’ personal information online. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Concerns have been expressed by a migrant rights group about the safety of people who have sought protection in the State, following the revelation th(...)

Attendees at a citizenship ceremony in Dublin last month: publication of the names and addresses of new Irish citizens in ‘Iris Oifigiúil’ is provided for under a 1956 Act. Photograph: Alan Betson

The continuing publication of names, full addresses and citizens’ status as adults or minors in the State’s official gazette – while mandated by law –(...)

The personal details of new Irish citizens remain online indefinitely after publication by the Government’s official gazette. Photograph: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

The names and full addresses of thousands of people who receive Irish citizenship remain online indefinitely after publication by the Government’s off(...)

A study of more than 600,000 individuals has shown an increased risk of stroke and heart disease among those who worked longer hours.

People who work long hours have a much higher risk of stroke and a slightly greater risk of coronary heart disease than those working a standard week,(...)

The Department of Health said it would continue to monitor evidence on e-cigarettes after health officials in Britain endorsed them as 95 per cent safer than their tobacco equivalents. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Department of Health has said it will continue to monitor evidence on the potential harms and any benefits of e-cigarette products after health of(...)

Some 43% of the 1,000 consumers surveyed said they had also changed their online habits due to fear. Photograph: Thinkstock

Nine out of 10 consumers in Ireland fear identity theft but over half would give away their personal information in return for discount vouchers, a su(...)

Niamh Donnelly from  Leopardstown is congratulated by her mother Marion Donnelly on getting her Leaving Certificate results at Coláiste Íosagáin, Stillorgan, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Students seeking to enter third level education should do the course they have the capacity for and not one solely dicated by the CAO points they achi(...)