Lowry Barry

7 results

The certs were issued for the ‘Republic of Ireland’, which is not the State’s name in the Constituion. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A senior Department of Health official has apologised for the use of an incorrect name for the country on Ireland’s version of the European Union’s Di(...)

Director of Conradh na Gaeilge, Julian de Spáinn’s name was written as Julian de SpÃinn on his digital Covid certificate. Photograph: via Twitter

The system for generating digital Covid certificates is not responsible for some Irish names being “mangled”, an Oireachtas committee has heard. Mini(...)

Vaccination against Covid-19 has been developed and is being tested. File photograph: iStock

We are all exhausted. The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the world hard. While we know our sacrifices are for the best, right now we also need to know w(...)

Government aims to be the leader in a brave digital world, encouraging private sector companies to follow suit.

Turning Ireland into a digital society is an ambitious aim. Although the Government has often stated its support of such propositions, the reality oft(...)

The Oireachtas Committee on Employment and Social Protection was told about 4,000 people had failed to go through the  registration process and had  their free travel withdrawn. Photograph: Brian O’Brien

Over 450 people have had welfare payments suspended after they failed to go through an identity registration process for the public services card (PSC(...)

Bill would ensure public bodies shared data ‘where it is appropriate to do so’

Government departments and other public bodies would be allowed to share information about citizens’ incomes and other financial details under a “sign(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure Pascal Donohoe: has no plan to make it a legal requirement for members of the public to embrace the new system. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government says it has no plans to make the use of new public service cards mandatory under law, although in the future many State agencies could (...)