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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Files

All time
# Out with the old
Government spending €1.5 million to store paper records each year
Storing paper files in off-site locations is costing over €1.5m every year.
# Investigation
Couple find psychiatric reports beneath mattress in their rented Wexford house
The HSE said it is taking the matter “extremely seriously” and is investigating.
# Data Breach
Photocopies of college students' passports left in a skip on busy street
The college says all of the sensitive information has been recovered.
# gruesome
Porn actor pleads not guilty to killing and dismembering student
Luka Rocco Magnotta had fled to Europe after the killing, and was recognised in a Berlin internet café.
# state files
This 1940s letter describes the 'decent class' of unmarried mothers who were 'first offenders'
The letter details how one hospital was struggling to find foster mothers for children.
# Inquiry
State files removed from National Archive following mother and baby home revelations
Over 40 other state documents recalled by the Department of Health have yet to be returned.
# 800 babies
Tusla given "sensitive, personal" records from three mother-and-baby homes
The information relates to the Tuam home, Bessborough in Cork, and St Patrick’s on the Navan Road in Dublin.
# Troubles
Higgins calls on UK government to allow access to Dublin-Monaghan bombing files
The President added that “a strategy of amnesia is simply not an option”.
# Cold Case
Grand jury voted to charge JonBenet Ramsey’s parents
New documents reveal that in 1999 a Colorado grand jury voted to charge the parents of the slain child beauty queen.
# FBI files
Whitney Houston's FBI file uncovers alleged extortion attempt
The 128-page file also details FBI investigations into threats allegedly made against the singer.
# Facebook
Facebook to offer new file-sharing feature
Members of Facebook groups will soon be able to upload and share files with other users.
# Google
Google launches Google Drive
Google Drive allows you to ‘Keep everything. Share anything’, the internet search leader said today. Cloud storage is the latest step for the company.
# Tallaght Hospital
Medical data of Tallaght patients may have been breached
Medical records were given to a private firm to be transcribed and typed up.