Bob Savage of Dell Technologies predicts landmark year for Irish digital, with PCs and other computer devices able to optimise power and battery life for our most productive moments, and with innovations driven by AI, 5G and IoT
If there is an area in which an argument for more, not less, harmonisation of regulations across the European Union, it’s the one that can be made for a change that would give drivers the best possible guarantee that when they buy a car of four years and older is in a roadworthy condition.
The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection did not share the interim adversarial findings of the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) regarding the Public Services Card (PSC) with any affected bodies apart from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. This was despite being specifically asked and in a position to do so.
Transport Minister Shane Ross has denied he received any advice from the Attorney General before deciding to pull the Public Services Card (PSC) as a requirement for getting a driving licence, despite saying the opposite on the Dáil record last year.
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has sought an urgent meeting with Garda Commissioner Drew Harris after stating it is “very concerned” restructuring of his force will reduce the focus on operations designed to ensure the country’s roads are as safe as possible.
A number of the bodies involved in the Public Services Card expansion have said they will be talking to the Department of Social Protection on how best to approach the Data Protection Commissioner's recent adverse ruling in relation to the card.
Solicitors who handle what eventually turn out to be set-up accidents may be contributing to fraudulent personal injury claims, a judge said today in what is the strongest criticism yet by the judiciary of some members of the legal profession.
We have come a long way in making our roads safer over the past two decades. In 1998, 458 deaths occurred on Irish roads, compared with 146 in 2018. In fact, as the Road Safety Authority (RSA) revealed yesterday, there has been a 68% reduction in fatalities on Irish roads since the introduction of the first road safety strategy in 1998.
The Road Safety Authority has “reluctantly” withdrawn what it said was its first and so far only prosecution against someone for interfering with or obstructing one of its technical inspectors, after the now-retired officer declined to give evidence.