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# database - Friday 23 October, 2020

Legal advice is that GDPR is 'prohibited' by 2004 Act on Mother and Baby Homes Commission - Department
# Database
# Database

Legal advice is that GDPR is 'prohibited' by 2004 Act on Mother and Baby Homes Commission - Department

Updated Oct 23rd 2020, 10:15 PM 68,167 Views 72 Comments

The minister has defended the legislation but said he regrets poorly communicating what it intends to do.

# database - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Who wants to be your TD? Meet the 2020 candidates with TheJournal.ie's election centre
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Who wants to be your TD? Meet the 2020 candidates with TheJournal.ie's election centre

Jan 28th 2020, 4:15 PM 137,892 Views 116 Comments

It’s your essential guide to GE2020.

# database - Monday 22 August, 2016

The CSO wants to use mobile phone data to figure out tourism patterns
# Database
# Database

The CSO wants to use mobile phone data to figure out tourism patterns

Aug 22nd 2016, 3:49 PM 6,816 Views 20 Comments

It said that any use of such data would be “compliant with legislation… [and] would not allow the identification of individuals.”

# database - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

A database listing all charities and other non-profits' finances launches today - it could change everything
# Held Accountable
# Held Accountable

A database listing all charities and other non-profits' finances launches today - it could change everything

May 18th 2016, 7:00 AM 38,825 Views 57 Comments

Benefacts is going live online this morning. It’s free to access and the product of 15 months of very hard work.

# database - Friday 13 November, 2015

New DNA database will 'close the net' on serial offenders
# Burglaries
# Burglaries

New DNA database will 'close the net' on serial offenders

Nov 13th 2015, 3:35 PM 8,781 Views 26 Comments

It’s hoped the system will help find missing people and deal with an increase in burglaries.

# database - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Here's what happens when you search for your own name on Google Maps
# Google Know
# Google Know

Here's what happens when you search for your own name on Google Maps

May 21st 2015, 1:09 PM 38,339 Views 24 Comments

And the likely reason why it presents such results.

# database - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Minister to reconsider keeping data on school children until they're 30
# Database
# Database

Minister to reconsider keeping data on school children until they're 30

Jan 8th 2015, 1:57 PM 8,505 Views 50 Comments

The Department’s plans for a national database have come under fire.

# database - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Department's plan to collect data on every child a 'worrying overreach of the State'
# Pps Numbers
# Pps Numbers

Department's plan to collect data on every child a 'worrying overreach of the State'

Jan 7th 2015, 1:35 PM 16,402 Views 115 Comments

The information could be until the child is 30.

# database - Monday 10 November, 2014

Do plants have any good ideas that we can steal?
# Growing Knowledge
# Growing Knowledge

Do plants have any good ideas that we can steal?

Nov 10th 2014, 7:45 AM 5,194 Views 3 Comments

A new database developed by researchers in Trinity has amalgamated plant data from around the world.

# database - Friday 17 October, 2014

Database of Irish who fought with Australians during WW1 goes online
# Waltzing Matilda
# Waltzing Matilda

Database of Irish who fought with Australians during WW1 goes online

Oct 17th 2014, 5:41 PM 10,298 Views 19 Comments

The new resource comes as part of a collaboration between the Australian University of New South Wales and University College Dublin.

# database - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Here's what's being done about people abandoning 'useless' foals
# Horses
# Horses

Here's what's being done about people abandoning 'useless' foals

Oct 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 8,481 Views 10 Comments

The DSPCA has started a trial where it will castrate a stallion and implant a microchip for €100.

# database - Monday 18 November, 2013

Government to open up new postcode database to businesses – at a cost
# Postcodes
# Postcodes

Government to open up new postcode database to businesses – at a cost

Nov 18th 2013, 10:02 PM 34,532 Views 107 Comments

The new system will give each address, including individual apartments in one building, their own unique code.

# database - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Shatter: DNA database strikes balance between tackling crime and respecting human rights
# DNA Database
# DNA Database

Shatter: DNA database strikes balance between tackling crime and respecting human rights

Oct 9th 2013, 3:00 PM 3,668 Views 26 Comments

The bill, once passed, is likely to see a new DNA database in operation by next year. Criminals who receive a sentence of 5 years or more will have their DNA logged.

# database - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Polling cards to be sent to 29,000 new voters after council blunder
# Dublin
# Dublin

Polling cards to be sent to 29,000 new voters after council blunder

Oct 2nd 2013, 9:38 AM 4,492 Views 32 Comments

An out of date file was sent to the printers by mistake. It’s estimated the error will cost around €20,000 to rectify.

# database - Friday 13 September, 2013

Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

Sep 13th 2013, 12:58 PM 5,447 Views 5 Comments

The company was critical of other brands that were being supplied by the company that failed to attend a meeting in Geneva yesterday to discuss long-term compensation.

# database - Thursday 15 November, 2012

ICSA calls for government action on sheep thefts
# Theft
# Theft

ICSA calls for government action on sheep thefts

Nov 15th 2012, 2:40 PM 4,080 Views 20 Comments

The association said there is a need for a change in the tagging system as well as a comprehensive database like that for cattle.

# database - Monday 12 November, 2012

Shatter: review into unidentified human remains in coroners' offices underway
# Remains
# Remains

Shatter: review into unidentified human remains in coroners' offices underway

Nov 12th 2012, 8:18 PM 11,036 Views 13 Comments

The Justice Minister says that remains found at sea are particularly difficult to identify using DNA testing.

# database - Friday 26 October, 2012

Dún Laoghaire stays top of Household Charge compliance table
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Dún Laoghaire stays top of Household Charge compliance table

Oct 26th 2012, 5:59 PM 8,554 Views 96 Comments

The latest figures for a county-by-county breakdown show just over a third of homes have still not registered.

# database - Thursday 25 October, 2012

'Tens of thousands' of household charge warning letters sent in error
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

'Tens of thousands' of household charge warning letters sent in error

Oct 25th 2012, 9:34 AM 7,440 Views 55 Comments

The agency responsible for administering and collecting the charge says that householders who have received a letter but have paid the charge should contact them.

# database - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Non-profit transparency database to close due to lack of funding
# Non-profit
# Non-profit

Non-profit transparency database to close due to lack of funding

Jun 28th 2012, 9:30 PM 4,483 Views 4 Comments

The database collected information and funding, salaries and spending in non-profits and charities.

# database - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Six civil servants rapped for abusing social welfare database
# Civil Servants
# Civil Servants

Six civil servants rapped for abusing social welfare database

Aug 21st 2011, 4:40 PM 230 Views 0 Comments

Six staff at the Department of Social Protection have been investigated since 2009 for inappropriately accessing records.