Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy questioned whether advice to Ministers on the sharing of citizens’ data was “flawed”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Government is not compliant with a recent significant ruling by Europe’s top court that affects the sharing of citizens’ personal data between dep(...)

The new €20  banknote  on display at the  European Central Bank  in Frankfurt am Main, Germany,  November 24th, 2015. Photograph: Daniel Roland/AFP/Getty Images

Crisp new €20 notes with enhanced security features will enter circulation in Ireland and the euro area from Wednesday. The Central Bank unveiled th(...)

A sex offender serving his five-year sentence at  home because he is paralysed is to be monitored by private security guards, in the first case of its kind. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A sex offender serving his five-year sentence under “detention” in his home because he is paralysed will be monitored by private security guards rathe(...)

Artist’s impression of the planned resort at Newcastle Wood, Co Longford: The plan envisages building 500 chalets on the 375-acre site in the midlands. Photograph: PA

A planning application for the €233 million Center Parcs project has been formally submitted to Longford County Council. The UK-based leisure g(...)

Moyagh Murdock, CEO of the RSA: project is being piloted around the country. Photograph: Sara Freund

New technology to detect drivers of commercial vehicles and cars who may be in breach of the law is being piloted by the Road Safety Authority. Info(...)

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 (...)

HSE national director for acute hospitals Liam Woods. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The names of five hospitals about which allegations of procurement irregularities were made to An Garda Síochána and senior Ministers last year have b(...)

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(...)

Former chairman of the Irish Financial Services Regulator Authority Brian Patterson said the authority could have done more and “done it sooner”. Photograph: Getty Images

The financial regulator at the time of the banking crisis was engaged in “principles-based regulation with not a lot of intrusion”, former chairman of(...)

A Government genealogy website will this week restore access to some civil records that were removed after The Irish Times highlighted security conce(...)