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# Information

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2022
# Graiguecullen
Man (60s) seriously injured during aggravated burglary in Carlow
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
# Information
Watchdog expresses concern over the number of FOI requests 'deemed refused'
More than 35,000 requests for information were received by public bodies in 2021.
All time
# Coronavirus
Here's what to do if you're a close contact of someone who has Covid-19
The HSE has added more detail to its guidelines depending on a person’s vaccination status.
Voices
Larry Donnelly: 'Who the f*** reads newspapers?' Society would be better off if young people did
Worrying stats show how little interest young people have in the news, writes Larry Donnelly – but this is bad for all of us.
# appeal
Have you seen Hazel? Gardaí appeal for information on 14-year-old missing since yesterday
Hazel Walsh was last seen in the Liffey Valley area.
# appeal
Gardaí investigating after man (20s) shot in leg in Wicklow
The incident occurred this morning.
# consume the news
Almost half of Irish adults are reading news online more since the start of the Covid-19 crisis
People have been consuming news a lot more since March.
# Covid-19
Names of towns and regions where Covid-19 clusters are should be released, says Martin
Martin said it might change public behaviour if people know their areas have been affected.
# navan road
Gardaí appeal for information on man's death in Dublin on Wednesday
His body was found at a residence on Wednesday morning.
# sensitive information
File sent to unauthorised third party in one of four alleged data breaches at Gsoc
Gsoc has apologised to one of the men affected by the breach.
# Drug Warning
One man dies and another is in hospital after taking unknown substances in Co Derry
The two men fell ill Sunday night at a property on Northland Road.
# Cambridge Analytica
'Your phone is a data goldmine': What you can do to protect yourself against data mining
Experts say social media users need to pay attention to the information they agree to share.
# Not happy
'It seems a bit like a trap to me': Drivers frustrated over lack of signs after being clamped
One driver who was refunded the clamping fee said a garda told them it was ‘immoral’ as there was not sufficient markings.
# Rosie Hanrahan
'Unfair, cruel and mind-boggling': Funeral takes place for pensioner murdered in her own home
Rosie Hanrahan’s family made an emotional appeal for information that would lead to her killer’s arrest.
# Lucan
Security guard forced to hand over cash box to armed man in Dublin cash-in-transit robbery
Gardaí say the investigation into the incident is ongoing and they are appealing for witnesses
# safer from harm
'A lot of questions about ketamine' - keeping people drug-safe at Electric Picnic's welfare tent
The Ana Liffey Drug Project made its debut at this year’s festival – and it proved to be a busy three days for the volunteers.
# appeal
Renewed appeal after man (59) and woman (23) injured in Carlow hit-and-run
The two pedestrians were out walking when they were hit.
# Cork
Man arrested over homicide of mother-of-one released without charge
Amy McCarthy was found dead in a vacant premises in Cork city centre in April.
# Campaign
Trump says Russia wanted Hillary Clinton to win the Presidential election
The US President will arrive in Paris shortly for a two-day visit.
# salman abedi
Manchester police release new CCTV image of Manchester bomber carrying blue suitcase
Police believe Abedi was in possession of this case in the days before the attack at Manchester Arena on Monday 22 May.
# live a better life
Five big things to change about how you use your phone
Try these and see how you can make your phone work for you.
# jury discharged
Trial of man accused of taking part in €600,000 tiger kidnapping in Drogheda collapses
The jury had deliberated for a total of just over 14 hours since last Thursday following the month long trial.
# Online
Six ministers admit to using private email accounts like Taoiseach - but not for 'sensitive' information
An email security specialist has said that government departments need to be aware of the risks posed by this.
# without a trace
''We're broken, devastated': 10 years on and still no clues in Tyrone's man disappearance
Gerard Conway was 32 when he went missing from the Cookstown area.
# Disconnected
'It's not social to be on social media': The Irishman moving off-the-grid for a happier life
An RTÉ documentary airing tonight explores how much our digital fingerprint is telling the world about us.
# now you know
This is how you can see everything you've ever searched for on Google
Including any Maps, YouTube and voice searches you have ever made.
# Brazil
Rio police say all information from ticket touting investigation will be passed to court on Thursday
Kevin Mallon from THG is due to give new testimony to police today. Both men deny any wrongdoing.
# Crime victims helpline
Assault and burglary account for nearly half the calls received by the Crime Victims Helpline in 2015
40% of people who contacted the helpline were looking for emotional support.
# Newtownabbey
Two young girls approached by man who told them to get in van - reports
The driver of the van was described as being around 40 years old and was wearing a black baseball cap.
# Gatwick
Man abandoned at airport toilet as a baby makes fresh appeal for his parents as he turns 30
Steven Gary Hydes was abandoned as a baby on 10 April, 1986.
# Wikipedia
11 reasons to be thankful that Wikipedia exists
It’s the website’s fifteenth birthday today.
# Fraud
Motorists are conning insurance companies
The AA estimates that false documents fraud is driving up premiums by as much as €50.
# through the window
Are rents set to increase ahead of a two-year freeze measure?
The PRTB has issued advice to the public over the measures.
# TechKnowHow
This is how you take control of your privacy on Windows 10
It’s been out for more than a month now but if you are concerned about what data is being shared, here’s how to change that.
# ashley madison
Hackers have released 32 million people's details stolen from an affair website
They had stolen the data a month ago.
# one third
The IAAF accused of blocking report that shows widespread doping
This follows new research by a German university.
# appeal
€10,000 reward for information about 75 stolen cattle and 25 sheep
Gardai are investigating and it’s believed two trucks may have been involved.
# found
Update: 17-year-old teenager missing from Clontarf found safe and well
John Byrne had been missing for three weeks.
# serious assault
Appeal for information about St Stephen's Green attack
A man is in a critical but stable condition after being assaulted by a man on Sunday.
# Privacy
The United States won't be able to listen in on phone calls after tonight
The USA Patriot Act which underpins the domestic activities of the National Security Agency is set to expire.