Information on individual Irish internet uses, from their locations to what they are reading online, are being exposed to advertisers and data companies an average of 392 times a day, according to figures compiled by the Irish Council of Civil Liberties.

Information on individual Irish internet uses, from their locations to what they are reading online, are being exposed to advertisers and data compani(...)

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Taoiseach Micheál Martin says Ireland’s data protection commissioner Helen Dixon is “well up to the mark”, and that Ireland should be “more robust” in(...)

German chancellor Olaf Scholz: set to greet Taoiseach Micheál Martin on Tuesday for a working lunch and a private discussion.   Photograph: Kay Nietfeld

Ireland’s data protection regime risks burdening its reputation in Germany as much as its tax regime has done, according to an MP from the ruling Soci(...)

Ms Cunningham said members were “severely tested” by protests in Dublin .Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Garda members were “really concerned” that pandemic measures “became viewed as Garda regulations and not health regulations,”the general secretary of (...)

Maybe Level 5 really is our one last best shot. But are we willing to accept it without question – without a lot of questions? Photograph:  Stephen Collins

This will be the longest, coldest, bleakest winter anyone can remember, and it’s only getting started. Politicians are making cloying promises about “(...)

Figures revealed in The Irish Times show that by 2019, 27 per cent of gardaí held firearms authorisation. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

“The Garda Síochána will succeed not by force of arms or numbers, but on their moral authority as servants of the people.” Those were the words spoke(...)

Garda representative groups have called on the Commissioner to retain the hoods for the safety of their members. file photograph: Collins

Forty six gardaí have been spit on by suspects in the two months since the Garda stopped releasing regular updates on such incidents. New figures als(...)

 Charlie Flanagan: said the measures  to  enforce Covid-19 restrictions will be retained only for as long as they are “necessary, effective and proportionate. No longer”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Garda powers to enforce Covid-19 restrictions will remain in place for the short term, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said. Asked if the G(...)

The Policing Authority and the Minister for Justice have say there has been ‘minimal use’ of the hoods so far.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Garda has declined to release figures for the number of times its members have used controversial “spit hoods” since the start of the Covid-19 cri(...)

After the Taoiseach announced the more restrictive public health advice, An Garda Síochána began stopping people to question them about their movements but they  had no additional powers. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The regulations necessary to allow An Garda Síochána arrest people who are not complying with Government policy on social distancing are expected to b(...)

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