The State has been told it must delete data held on 3.2 million citizens as part of the roll-out of the Public Services Card, as there is no lawful basis for retaining it. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fianna Fáil has called for the immediate publication of the full report from the Data Protection Commissioner on the Public Services Card. Cavan-Mona(...)

Public Services Card: the public has been given no indication of how their data is stored and protected

Immediate clarity is needed on the scope, intention and justification for the mishmash that is the Public Services Card.  If any lingering doubt(...)

‘I was a good policeman, thrown on the scrapheap. I want them to acknowledge the reason’ Liam was in his Dublin Garda station in 1982, about to hi(...)

An Garda Síochána should introduce additional human rights training for members of the force to ensure public protestors are treated with respect and (...)

Google warned of a possible “gradual chilling of online expression”.

Technology giants Google and Facebook have cautioned the Government against introducing overly restrictive rules for removing harmful online content. (...)

Aileen Donnelly, who has been nominated  to sit on the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Collins

High Court judge Justice Aileen Donnelly has been nominated to sit on the Court of Appeal, following a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. The vacancy on th(...)

Controversial US pastor Steven L Anderson thanked Ireland for banning him because he was getting lots of extra listeners.  Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

Pastor Steven Anderson, the first person banned from Ireland under the 1999 Immigration Act, believes its is the country’s loss that he will not be ab(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris.

A protest outside Minister for Health Simon Harris’s home on Sunday afternoon has been condemned by politicians, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organis(...)

The incidents that have come to light to date involve people highlighting alleged illegal parking on cycle lanes or objectionable driving.  Photograph: iStock

Gardaí have begun instructing Twitter users to take down videos they have shared on the basis they have identified vehicles in their footage. The inc(...)

The Government has denied the Public Services Card is a national identity card

The Department of Social Protection has refused to release information regarding the Data Protection Commission’s investigation into the public servic(...)

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