Justin Moran

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‘People moved to the cloud very quickly, but the criminals moved as well.’ File photograph: Getty

The shift to remote working has highlighted weaknesses in the cyber defences of even the largest and best resourced organisations. What chance everyon(...)

Experts have calculated that, by the end of 2020, consumers and businesses will have paid an extra €1.9bn this century to fund price supports for wind-generated electricity

In the 12 months to the end of October 2020, households and employers will contribute about €150 million to wind farms and other renewable generators (...)

The Mazars survey found that awareness of anti-bribery and corruption legislation enacted in 2018 is “worryingly low”.  Photograph: iStock

Occupational fraud and abuse is causing financial losses in half of all businesses, a survey from professional services firm Mazars suggests. Awaren(...)

Vulnerable older people are being targeted by a scam that tricks them into purchasing iTunes gift cards in order to pay fabricated bills or fix nonexi(...)

Joan McLoughlin from Naas, Co Kildare, worked in the then Department of Local Government (now Housing) from 1964 until 1972. She left due to the marriage bar and is “fuming” over her pension entitlement. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tax breaks to “wealthy individuals” who take out private pensions should be “reviewed” as one measure to address inequalities in the State pension int(...)

Colleges and universities are increasingly shifting their focus towards “lifelong learning”, identified as a key growth area in education over the coming years. Photo: iStock

Donal Denham attends lectures but doesn’t worry about grades or cramming for finals. He’s not trying to earn a new degree or retrain for a new career.(...)

Booking a holiday, at home or abroad – maybe even a cycling holiday –  could make a world of difference to your wellbeing. Photograph: Getty

We’ve all heard that saying that you’re only as young as you feel – this is why it is so important to remain positive as our bodies get older. There (...)

Emily Logan, chief commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish men receive an average of 41 per cent more than women in their pension payments, the Citizens’ Assembly will hear today. Emily Logan, chief com(...)

The Road Safety Authority said its statistics showed “elderly drivers were not over-represented in crash statistics”

Claims by a judge that the growing number of elderly drivers on the road poses a danger to motorists are “ageist” and “just wrong”, road safety expert(...)

Under the Fair Deal scheme, a resident pays 80 per cent of his or her income, and 7.5 per cent of the value of any assets, toward the cost of upkeep in a private nursing home and the State pays the balance.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Contracts signed on admission to nursing homes, by residents or their carers, should be examined carefully for extra charges, the Ombudsman’s Office h(...)

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