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# Security

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Office of Transport Minister Shane Ross warned Luas operator of 'increase in anti-social behaviour'
In one case, an eight-year-old girl had beer contents splashed on her.
'A volatile and dangerous situation': Passengers file complaints about security staff on the Luas
Earlier this year, footage emerged of altercations involving passengers and Luas security staff.
Gardaí 'may be in position to charge' Lisa Smith upon arrival in Ireland, Varadkar says
Smith is expected to arrive back in Ireland this weekend.
Lisa Smith and her daughter expected to return to Ireland this weekend
Depending on how quickly her case is processed by Turkish officials, she could land back in Ireland as soon as tomorrow.
Opinion: 'Lisa Smith's story will continue to divide and provoke Irish public opinion - and rightly so'
Security expert Tom Clonan outlines what could happen with Lisa Smith’s return to Ireland.
Bank of Ireland warns customers over fraudulent text messaging scam
The bank warned that it will “never text a customer asking them to update or provide their online banking information”.
Irish Rail criticised after Indian man and parents suffer racist abuse on Belfast to Dublin train
Prasun Bhattacharjee spoke to RTÉ’s Liveline yesterday about the incident.
Concern at increasing levels of 'aggression, threats and violence' towards barristers
The Bar Council is calling for an increased garda presence at courts and for screening facilities to be installed at all courthouses.
Opinion: Defence Forces personnel are the lowest paid workers in the public service
Oglaigh na h’Eireann is reaching a tipping point, a point of no return, in terms of recruitment, retention and falling numbers, writes Tom Clonan.
'Soldiers are living on the breadline': More than 3,000 quit Defence Forces in four years
Raco is calling for the introduction of an independent pay review body to help address the staff retention crisis.
Explainer: Why a former British minister is 'swearing on his children's lives' over latest scandal
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired over the latest scandal to rock the British government.
Tom Clonan: Compared with other EU countries, Ireland has a high rate of gun violence - so why is our government so complacent?
Gardai responding to armed incidents are usually unarmed and untrained in firearms.
Taoiseach has no plans to beef up security for ministers after protests at their homes
Leo Varadkar says he has not added any extra security after protests at his home.
Opinion: 'Lisa Smith needs to be exploited to the maximum as an intelligence source on her return'
“While Smith was living with IS during 2016, 135 European citizens were slaughtered in 10 separate attacks that year,” security expert Tom Clonan writes.
Explainer: Why has a minor accident involving the Garda Commissioner attracted controversy?
Details of the accident at Garda headquarters emerged over the weekend.
Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords
It said the passwords were stored in plain text on its internal servers.
Tom Clonan: Who is responsible for the incendiary devices posted from Dublin to London this week?
This is precisely the same type of incendiary device used by a dissident republican group in recent years but it could also be a lone wolf, writes Tom Clonan.
We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on
More than 4,200 students entered the competition this year.
Dublin Airport fined €600,000 over security queue delays
There were four breaches of the maximum security queue time target in 2018.
Delayed rollout of local CCTV cameras across the country criticised
Only 20 local CCTV schemes have received government funding despite €1 million being available.
Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents
KBC Ireland said it is taking additional measures to ensure the safety of its staff.
'It doesn't take very long for your balaclava to slip': Ructions in Dáil as Taoiseach and Doherty discuss Roscommon eviction
Leo Varadkar claimed that “when it comes to law and order” and the Sinn Féin party, “It doesn’t take very long for your balaclava to slip.”
Gardaí on alert as Kinahan target released from prison
The man is expected to leave the jurisdiction in the coming weeks.
Researchers discover new security flaw in Intel chips
The flaw could let hackers pry information from supposedly secure virtual vaults in Intel chips.
Ireland and US agree to share travel information of convicted child sex offenders
The Cabinet approved the sharing of travel information of child sex offenders from the US to Ireland and vice versa.
Russian media enjoying 'told you so' moment with conspicuous absence of hooliganism
The FSB reportedly issued an ultimatum to hooligan ring-leaders before the tournament.
Ticketmaster warns Irish customers may have been affected by data breach
People who purchased, or attempted to purchase, tickets between February and 23 June 2018 could be at risk.
Irish Rail to bump up security on north Dublin Dart line after reports of anti-social behaviour
Incidents of intimidating and threatening behaviour have become commonplace on the northern line in recent weeks.
Garda crime operations scaled back in west Dublin in bid to save funds for Pope visit
There are fears that the cuts will create a more dangerous work environment for officers.
'Ireland needs to invest in its neutral status - is expelling a Russian diplomat the best way?'
Security expert Tom Clonan raises concerns about Ireland’s security and intelligence capacity and the strategic importance of our neutrality.
Trump to oust national security advisor HR McMaster, according to US media reports
Speculation is rife over who will be the next official to go.
Complaint filed to Dublin Airport over claims security damaged a 300-year-old €282k viola
Violist Morgan Goff was travelling through Dublin Airport on 10 February when the alleged incident happened.
'Terrorists don't care who they kill': Theresa May says Europe must protect citizens
She called for a “deep and special partnership” to be maintained between the UK and the European Union post-Brexit.
Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law
The social media giant has published its privacy principles for the first time.
Begging clampdown urged ahead of royal wedding
Simon Dudley, the leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, wrote to the local police chief.
Security man who missed a break-in because he was looking at his mobile phone loses job
At the WRC hearing, the man said ‘his mobile phone was like an extension of his arm’.
Warning to Irish parents as investigation finds some toys can allow children to talk to strangers
The warning comes after UK watchdog Which? investigated a number of toys on the market.
The world's biggest security firm is refusing to improve redundancy payouts for Irish staff
G4S cut workers after moving some operations from Dublin to Belfast.
'It's getting more complex': Interpol chief warns World Cup and Olympics face 'spectrum of threats'
Jurgen Stock was speaking at a security conference in Doha.
Heathrow launches probe after USB stick with security info found on London street
The unencrypted device has 174 documents on it.