IT Law in Ireland
Information Technology law issues with a focus on fundamental rights.
Saturday, February 08, 2020
The GAA and the GDPR
I have a piece in the Irish Times today discussing the kerfuffle about GAA clubs using WhatsApp to communicate with members. It may be the ...
Thursday, November 22, 2018
The new Irish ban on social media posts from court
I have an opinion piece in the Irish Independent on the new practice direction restricting social media posts from the courtroom . Here'...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Ireland must learn from UK data protection and ID disasters
I have a piece in today's Irish Times on the approach of the Irish state to privacy. In short: there's a lot of room for improvemen...
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Letter regarding the Public Services Card
I'm very grateful to my colleagues who have signed a letter expressing concern at the growing use of the (supposedly optional) public s...
Monday, May 15, 2017
Oversight of phone tapping in Ireland: still inadequate
Following allegations of abuse of phone tapping by Irish police , I have an opinion piece in today's Irish Independent explaining why ...
Back in the saddle
I'm delighted to be able to say that starting this week I'll be working as a consultant with FP Logue Solicitors . The partners - ...
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Search warrants and privacy in Ireland - CRH, Irish Cement & Lynch v. CCPC
The High Court gave a very important judgment yesterday ( Independent.ie story ) on the issues raised by the use of a search warrant to sei...
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Destroying the history of those victimised by the State
Fiona de Londras has a letter in the Irish Times today, co-signed by a range of prominent lawyers, highlighting an injustice about to be d...
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