The Internet Service Providers’ Association of Ireland wants legislation to prevent ISPs being exposed to liability for mistakenly blocking legal websites.

A Garda initiative to block online child sex abuse material has received the co-operation of just one internet service provider (ISP) since it was lau(...)

Det Supt Declan Daly, assistant commissioner John O’Driscoll, Chief Supt Michael Daly during a media briefing on Operation Ketch in  Dublin.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

One in every 10 images of online child abuse material detected in Ireland depicts children under the age of three. Of the remainder (61 per cent) are(...)

 Paul Kelly, Console founder and  chief executive: in 1983, he pretended to be a doctor and got a job  for three weeks at the Royal City of Dublin Hospital on Baggot Street. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Paul Kelly, the founder of suicide prevention charity Console, received director payments totalling €215,000 between 2010 and 2012 in an apparent bre(...)

Maureen O’Sullivan: “I didn’t realise there was anything happening but as soon as I arrived [at the Dáil], I realised they had just had a meeting.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Thirteen Independent men, good, strong and true, held a very important meeting on Thursday. And then they told the two women about it. It was all, (...)

Senator Jillian van Turnhout: Minister should also follow the example of the HSE which last year introduced a policy ceasing all links with the drinks industry. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Road Safety Authority should end its relationship with the drinks industry because it is “absurd” to be linked with the alcohol sector on such an (...)

The Government has announced that drivers who smoke in cars in the company of children will face prosecutions and fines of €100 from New Year’s Day. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Government has announced that drivers who smoke in cars in the company of children will face prosecutions and fines of €100 from New Year’s Day. (...)

Independent Senator Jillian van Turnhout called for the weekly direct provision payment for children to be increased. File photograph: Dara Mac Domhnaill

Ireland could face sanctions when it appears before the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in January over its failure to increase the weekly pay(...)

Senator Jillian van Turnhout: “Who would entertain the idea of an education programme about the dangers of smoking being designed and delivered by an organisation that is funded by tobacco companies?” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

People who buy alcohol in off-licences and drink it within safe levels will pay just 30 cents more a week under legislation to impose a minimum price(...)

Minister for Children James Reilly who will announce details of the commencement of the measure today with Minister for Health Leo Varadkar

Drivers who smoke in cars in the company of children will face prosecution from January 1st. Minister for Children James Reilly and Minister for Healt(...)

Housing in Mosney for asylum seekers. File photograph: Frank Miller

Independent Senator Jillian van Turnhout has warned colleagues against attempting to stop legislation that aims to streamline the application process (...)

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