Virgin Media was fined €2,500 for direct marketing offences after it called a woman without her consent. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Internet and TV giant Virgin Media has been fined a total of €2,500 for making repeated unwanted marketing phone calls to a woman. The Data Protectio(...)

Court hears information came from the Department of Social Protection

Two Garda brothers and a civil servant passed confidential information on to a private detective agency, a court heard on Monday. Private investigat(...)

The offences were allegedly committed when the defendants were carrying out background checks for insurance companies.

A criminal case against private investigators who allegedly obtained personal details of more than 30 people from sources inside An Garda Síochána and(...)

A private investigation firm and its two directors are being prosecuted for allegedly obtaining personal information from gardaí and Department of Social Welfare officials.

Gardaí and social welfare officials allegedly leaked the personal details of more than 30 people to a private investigator who was checking out injury(...)