Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Tag: Ireland

The Ireland government is reportedly looking at plans to cull 200,000 cows to meet climate targets. The collateral damage of net zero is now getting uncomfortably close to home. First Dutch farmers were threatened with compulsory purchases to...
Amid fresh warnings of violence, officials recently raised the security alert level from 'substantial' to 'severe' as the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom prepare to mark the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. Police in Northern Ireland also disrupted a plan for a terror attack to overshadow President Joe Biden's visit this week.
The Irish Data Protection Commission has fined Meta €265 million for a data scraping leak that exposed the personal information of EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders, Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, and dozens of other EU officials.
The Irish Data Protection Commission launched an inquiry into Instagram in 2020 for mishandling children’s data, which resulted in Instagram being fined over 400 million euros.