Aaron Rogan

Aaron Rogan

Barristers threaten industrial action

Barristers threaten industrial action

Criminal cases could grind to a halt as barristers threaten strike action in state prosecutions as part of a long-running row over fees

Insurers press Law Society to monitor personal injury lawyers

Insurers press Law Society to monitor personal injury lawyers

Insurance Ireland has called on the Law Society to inspect personal injury solicitors regularly to weed out any who may be taking fraudulent cases to court

Government breaches privacy law with child data demand, DPC rules

Government breaches privacy law with child data demand, DPC rules

Repeated requests for personal information deemed unnecesssary

Casino group gambling on stakes warning

Casino group gambling on stakes warning

A casino lobby group which warned that addicts would be at risk if the government legalised €10 bets includes members who operate illegally and allow stakes of up to €250

RTÉ defends failure to mark content from universities as sponsored

RTÉ defends failure to mark content from universities as sponsored

The articles came about as a result of the Brainstorm project, which involves seven universities which have each paid €37,000 to be included

We’ve been muzzled for raising dogs’ welfare, say whistleblowers

We’ve been muzzled for raising dogs’ welfare, say whistleblowers

Members of the national committee of the Irish Greyhound Owners and Breeders Federation (IGOBF) claim that the IGB is now working with a breakaway group who are not critical of issues in the sport

Cost of proposed direct provision centres soars 70 per cent

Cost of proposed direct provision centres soars 70 per cent

The Reception and Integration Agency tendered the contracts for three direct provision centres in Kildare in September at a projected price of €24.7 million but the new cost was announced when the deals were finalised last week

Bitsane chief to complain to Europol over vanished millions on offline site

Bitsane chief to complain to Europol over vanished millions on offline site

Former contractor denies any link to the disappeared millions at the cryptocurrency exchange

State showing ‘complete immaturity’ on data strategy

State showing ‘complete immaturity’ on data strategy

Footage of Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon speaking at a recent event in Israel shows her criticising the government’s plans for ID cards, which she warns may breach EU laws

Taoiseach’s top adviser had unrecorded meeting with oil lobbyist

Taoiseach’s top adviser had unrecorded meeting with oil lobbyist

The revelation comes after the climate emergency bill was killed off by the government last week

John Corcoran, a betting behemoth who saw the future

John Corcoran, a betting behemoth who saw the future

Paddy Power co-founder John Corcoran, who died last week, had the vision to realise the internet’s potential as a massive profit-driver for his company

Insurance, uncovered: Firms warn of 'existential threat'

Insurance, uncovered: Firms warn of 'existential threat'

Insurers blame high costs on fraudulent claims and the judicial system. Will the new Judicial Council Bill be able to cap insurance costs and stem the tide of endangered businesses?

The media minder: Profile of BAI CEO Michael O’Keeffe

The media minder: Profile of BAI CEO Michael O’Keeffe

The career regulator has proposed that the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland be part of a new body to police the internet

Secret report: Board knew injured greyhounds forced to race

Secret report: Board knew injured greyhounds forced to race

The revelation will increase concern about animal welfare in the sport after it was reported last week that the IGB knows up to 6,000 greyhounds are being killed each year because they are not fast enough

Doherty: treatment of social media giants over Kriégel case will shape law

Doherty: treatment of social media giants over Kriégel case will shape law

Doherty said that the judge’s decision to call Facebook and Twitter into the court is being “keenly” watched by the government