Long lens of the law

Last week, Eamonn Farrell, who owns the photographic agency Photocall Ireland, wrote a lengthy post on the website Broadsheet.ie. In it, he expressed considerable alarm at the fact that the Garda Síochána had recently forced Photocall to hand over ph

22nd February, 2015
Long lens of the law
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Two Photocall staff have been called as witnesses, presumably unwillingly, in a case involving that protest of five people outside the Department of Justice last year. Gardaí demanded images from Photocall twice before, following the Love Ulster riot in 2006 and Queen Elizabeth’s visit to Dublin in 2011.

As Farrell explained exactly why he was so worried about the implications of photo agencies having to hand over their records of public events to the...

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