Category Archives: Law and Legislation

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Title: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on the 25th May 2018,replacing the existing data protection framework under the EU Data Protection Directive. Author: Ireland, The office of the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) Full Text & … Continue reading

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Driving & Drinking By RSA

Title: Fatal Collisions 2008-2012 –  Alcohol As A Factor Author: Ireland, RSA Published: Dublin, Road Safety Authority, 2016 Full Text & Source: http://www.rsa.ie/Documents/Fatal%20Collision%20Stats/Contributory_Factors_in_Fatal_Collisions/Fatal%20Collisions%202008-2012%20Alcohol%20.pdf Sample Text Background to Report Over the time period 2008 to 2012, 983 fatal collisions occurred on … Continue reading

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Free PDF Version Of The Rules Of The Road (ROI)

Title: Rules of the Road Author: Ireland, Road Safety Authority Full Text & Source: http://www.rotr.ie/Rules_of_the_road.pdf The Internet, Online, 24/09/2017 Sample Text: Foreword The purpose of the Rules of the Road is to save lives and prevent injury on our roads. … Continue reading

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What is Copyright?

Title: What is Copyright? Author: Irish Patent’s Office Full Text & Source: https://www.patentsoffice.ie/en/Copyright/ The Internet, Online, 19/09/2016 Sample Text: Copyright is the legal term, which describes the rights given to authors/creators of certain categories of work. Copyright protection extends to … Continue reading

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Interesting Article On Smart Contracts For Musicians

Title: The new music industry – Blockchain in action Author: Gideon Gottfried, iMusician Full Text & Source: http://www.imusiciandigital.com/en/blog/the-new-music-industry-blockchain-in-action/ The Internet, Online, 28/11/2015 Sample Text: Remember our article titled “5 ways to take your destiny as an artist into your own … Continue reading

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The Migrant Crisis

Title: Migrant crisis: It’s a question of human rights – not charity Author: Prof. Siobhán Mullally (Law Dept. UCC) Full Text & Source: http://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/migrant-crisis-it-s-a-question-of-human-rights-not-charity-1.2339237 The Internet, Online, 3/9/2015 Sample Text: Minister for Defence Simon Coveney has said that Ireland’s response … Continue reading

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Irish Reports & Digests (Law)

Title: Irish Reports & Digests Author: Ireland, ICLR Full Text & Source: http://www.irishreports.ie/index.htm The Internet, Online, 26/5/2015 Sample Text: The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for Ireland, a legal charity, publishes the Irish Reports, the Irish Digests and other legal … Continue reading

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Free Law Database – IRLII (Ireland & UK)

Title: Irish Legal Information Initiative Author: Ireland, U.C.C. Full Text & Source: http://www.ucc.ie/law/newirlii/index.php The Internet, Online, 26/5/2015 Sample Text: Run by UCC Law Faculty to complement its contribution to BAILII About IRLII In September 2001, as part of its contribution … Continue reading

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Everybody Should Have The Right To Be Loved, Marry & Accepted For Who They Are …Vote Yes

On May 25th the people of Ireland will be asked to vote on two amendments to the Irish constitution. One would reduce the age of people who can run for president, from 35 to 21 years of age. I would not … Continue reading

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Buying a second hand car…buyer beware by Annette J Dunlea

Cars Scam On the Rise- Buyer Beware By Annette J Dunlea  The implementation of austerity measures in our national and personal budgets since 2008 has resulted in a decreased appetite for new cars and a greater emphasis on the attractiveness … Continue reading

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Great Consumer Advice From The Consumer Show

Title: The Consumer Show Authors: Keelin Shanley, Tadhg Enright & RTE, Ireland Full Text & Source: http://www.rte.ie/tv/theconsumershow/topics.html The Internet, Online, 29/4/2015 Topics Series 6 Battery Anxiety BETTER ENERGY HOMES GRANTS Campylobacter Campylobacter 1 Carbon Monoxide: The Silent Killer Children’s Birthday … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Share Online

I watched Primetime last night. Ireland seriously needs to look at its privacy laws and get more staff at the Data Protection Office. We share more information than we think and stuff we thought we had deleted, the online companies have … Continue reading

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Copyright & Internet Law

  Title: Copyright & Internet Law Author: Duncan, Grehan & Partners Full Text & Source: http://www.duncangrehan.com/copyright-internet-law/ The Internet, Online, 21/3/2015 June 2013 – German Facebook Decision October 2010 – High Court rules on blocking music downloads Remedies for Intellectual Property … Continue reading

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Copyright and the Visual Artist

Title: Copyright and the Visual Artist Author: Visual Artists Ireland Full Text & Source: http://visualartists.ie/the-manual-a-survival-guide-for-visual-artists/protecting-yourself/copyright-and-the-visual-artist/ The Internet, Online, 21/3/2015 Sample Text What is copyright? Copyright is a branch of the law of intellectual property. It is the legal right for … Continue reading

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What is Intellectual Property?

Title: What is Intellectual Property? Author: WIPO Full Text & Source: http://www.wipo.int/about-ip/en/ The Internet, Online, 21/3/2015 Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as /nventions; /literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in … Continue reading

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Right To Be Forgotten

Title: Right To Be Forgotten Author:Wikipedia Full Text & Source:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Right_to_be_forgotten The Internet, Online, 20/3/2015 Sample Text: The right to be forgotten is a concept discussed and put into practice in the European Union (EU) and Argentina since 2006.The issue … Continue reading

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Know Your Rights Ireland – Search Online

Title:  Citizens Information Author: Citizens Information Board Full Text & Source: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/ The Internet, Online, 10/3/2015 Sample Text: Social Welfare Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance, Jobseeker’s Allowance, Child Benefit, Rent Supplement, One Parent Family Payment, Family Income Supplement, … Continue reading

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For Those Who Fought For Our Rights Before Us We Thank You – The Women’s Suffrage Movement

Lets us remember today on International Women’s Day those brave women who fought for our rights. Thank you Suffragettes. Title: The International story of the women’s Suffrage movement Author: Dr. Leeann Lane Full text & Source: http://www.rte.ie/centuryireland/articles/female-activists-the-international-story-of-the-womens-suffrage-movement The Internet, Online, … Continue reading

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The Workplace Rights of Interns

Title: The Workplace Rights of Interns Author: Irish Congress Of Trade Unions Full Text & Source: http://www.ictu.ie/internrights/ The Internet, Online, 12/2/2015 Sample Text: The Workplace Rights of Interns The most important thing to remember is that all interns have rights … Continue reading

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Consumer Help Ireland

Title: Now is the right time to take control of your money Author: Consumer Help Ireland Full Text & Source: http://www.consumerhelp.ie/ The Internet, Online, 11/2/2015 Sample Text: Managing your money •Simple steps to help manage your money •Reviewing your insurance … Continue reading

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