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Fianna Fáil said it will not accept the Public Services Card being demanded as a mandatory form of identification for access to services

Fianna Fáil will “play its part in finding a solution” to the Public Services Card controversy, but will not accept the card being demanded as a manda(...)

“We are going to consider the report and issue a full response as soon as we can,” Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty said on Friday.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The State could face costly legal action arising from the public services card (PSC) controversy, with civil society groups saying they are considerin(...)

Ben Gilroy. Photograph: Collins Courts

Anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy is not entitled to an injunction requiring a woman to remove a video posted on social media pending the outcome of h(...)

University of Limerick’s  campus consists of more than 300 acres of buildings and facilities.

The University of Limerick (UL) is planning to erect special cameras to monitor the 5,000 vehicles that enter and leave the campus every day, includin(...)

Limerick City and County Council has said it is taking legal advice about aspects of the hi-tech CCTV technology it is rolling out as part of a pilot “smart city” project. Image: Getty

Limerick City and County Council has said it was taking legal advice about aspects of the hi-tech CCTV technology it was rolling out as part of a pilo(...)

A woman whose pension was cut off for 18 months because she refused to register for a public services card is to have her payments restored and will be paid arrears of over €15,000. File photograph: Getty Images

A woman whose pension was cut off for 18 months because she refused to register for a public services card is to have her payments restored and will b(...)

Owner of The Liberal.ie Leo Sherlock agreed not to repeat the copyright breaches. Image: Screengrab from TheLiberal.ie

A case against Leo Sherlock of TheLiberal.ie website for breaches of copyright has been struck out with no order as to costs after he paid damages and(...)

Specimen  public services card: Limerick-based solicitor Rossa McMahon says the way the project had been rolled out was “underhand and quite dishonest”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Government’s public services card project is “a deliberate, premeditated attempt on the part of the State to introduce a national ID card scheme w(...)

Homepage of TheLiberal.ie. Apologies from the website operator Leo Sherlock acknowledging  he had published articles without a licence and had infringed the copyright of the two news organisations were read in court and the full settlement terms were handed to the judge.

Two court cases taken against Leo Sherlock of TheLiberal.ie website for multiple breaches of the copyright of two news organisations have been settled(...)

Social media savvy: The Irish legal world seems to have taken to online life like barristers to a tribunal. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Whether they are tweeters, blawgers or both, the Irish legal world seems to have taken to online life like barristers to a tribunal.There are a myriad(...)