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#Security

# security - Friday 22 July, 2022

UK's Prince Harry wins high court challenge over police security for his family
# Security
# Security

UK's Prince Harry wins high court challenge over police security for his family

Jul 22nd 2022, 12:58 PM 53,394 Views 11 Comments

The duke is bringing legal action over a decision not to allow him to pay for police protection for his family when in the UK.

# security - Thursday 23 June, 2022

EBU defends decision not to hold Eurovision in Ukraine, citing high risk of mass casualty event
# Safety
# Safety

EBU defends decision not to hold Eurovision in Ukraine, citing high risk of mass casualty event

Jun 23rd 2022, 3:56 PM 6,499 Views 8 Comments

The decision has been criticised by the Ukrainian government, which said it had provided guarantees on safety standards.

# security - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

The Explainer: What's the future of EU defence - and how does Ireland play a role?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What's the future of EU defence - and how does Ireland play a role?

Jun 21st 2022, 5:00 PM 3,327 Views 5 Comments

On this week’s episode, former army officer Tom Clonan talks to Michelle Hennessy about how the European Union’s defence strategy is evolving.

# security - Thursday 2 June, 2022

‘Really bad planning’: Security expert says airport managers don’t grasp impact of decisions
# Queue Chaos
# Queue Chaos

‘Really bad planning’: Security expert says airport managers don’t grasp impact of decisions

Jun 2nd 2022, 6:15 PM 36,487 Views 31 Comments

‘There’s decisions being made where the managers don’t understand what’s going on on the ground’.

# security - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Dublin Airport says queues are 'moving well' as 50,000 passengers expected daily this weekend
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport says queues are 'moving well' as 50,000 passengers expected daily this weekend

Apr 16th 2022, 2:01 PM 43,614 Views 35 Comments

The airport has seen lengthy queues in recent weeks due to a shortage of screening staff.

# security - Friday 11 March, 2022

Lebedev says his father was KGB officer but he is 'not some agent of Russia'
# Security
# Security

Lebedev says his father was KGB officer but he is 'not some agent of Russia'

Mar 11th 2022, 4:14 PM 36,845 Views 14 Comments

A security assessment reportedly saying the media mogul posed a national security risk was allegedly withdrawn after Boris Johnson intervened.

# security - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Ireland needs to have ‘fundamental rethink’ over security, says Coveney
# On The Defence
# On The Defence

Ireland needs to have ‘fundamental rethink’ over security, says Coveney

Mar 9th 2022, 6:53 PM 24,970 Views 56 Comments

The Minister said that there was ‘no target’ on how many Ukrainian refugees would be supported to come to Ireland.

# security - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Tesco security staff given extra week to decide between severance and moving to new company
# Security Guards
# Security Guards

Tesco security staff given extra week to decide between severance and moving to new company

Feb 23rd 2022, 11:34 AM 46,429 Views 0 Comments

Earlier this month almost 100 Tesco security workers were told their jobs could be lost by the end of February.

# security - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

'Good job in the pandemic lads, now you're gone': Tesco security guards shocked at job losses
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

'Good job in the pandemic lads, now you're gone': Tesco security guards shocked at job losses

Updated Feb 16th 2022, 12:05 AM 103,567 Views 87 Comments
  • Almost 100 Tesco security workers face losing their jobs by the end of the month, Órla Ryan reports
  • Security guards said they were verbally abused and spat on during the pandemic and have now been made to feel "disposable"
  • "I've worked for this company since I was 16 years of age, I literally do not know anything else," one man told us

# security - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Nationwide order for extra Garda patrols at homes of politicians and State officials
# Security
# Security

Nationwide order for extra Garda patrols at homes of politicians and State officials

Oct 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 25,318 Views 0 Comments
  • The move follows a number of protests outside the homes of high profile politicians and State figures.
  • Sources said the direction was drawn up having received detailed intelligence on the activities of anti-vaccine activists.

# security - Friday 22 October, 2021

Taoiseach calls for garda review of security for Irish politicians after David Amess killing
# Garda Intelligence
# Garda Intelligence

Taoiseach calls for garda review of security for Irish politicians after David Amess killing

Oct 22nd 2021, 12:08 PM 23,852 Views 74 Comments

Micheál Martin said he has been “roared and screamed at” while walking down the street.

# security - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Apple issues emergency security update for all of its users following 'zero-click' hack
# Update Now
# Update Now

Apple issues emergency security update for all of its users following 'zero-click' hack

Sep 14th 2021, 1:16 PM 37,938 Views 16 Comments

The flaw affected all Apple’s operating systems, researchers said.

# security - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Ticketless England fans gain access to Wembley for Euro 2020 final
# Security
From The42
# Security

Ticketless England fans gain access to Wembley for Euro 2020 final

Updated Jul 11th 2021, 9:36 PM 98,250 Views 43 Comments

Wembley officials insisted there had been no breach of stadium security.

# security - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

'Prison security measures should respect human dignity': Review after solicitor says she was told to remove bra
# Security
# Security

'Prison security measures should respect human dignity': Review after solicitor says she was told to remove bra

Jul 7th 2021, 3:23 PM 17,311 Views 21 Comments

The Taoiseach has asked the Justice Minister for a report on the matter.

# security - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Security restrictions around US Capitol to be largely scaled back
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

Security restrictions around US Capitol to be largely scaled back

Mar 16th 2021, 7:50 AM 5,831 Views 6 Comments

Fencing and National Guard members have been used to protect the building since the 6 January riots.

# security - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Premier League agrees €277m rescue package to help Football League clubs in danger of going bust
# Financial Aid
From The42
# Financial Aid

Premier League agrees €277m rescue package to help Football League clubs in danger of going bust

Dec 3rd 2020, 2:57 PM 2,892 Views 2 Comments

The news follows months of negotiations between the two governing bodies.

# security - Sunday 18 October, 2020

China passes new law restricting sensitive exports
# Beijing
# Beijing

China passes new law restricting sensitive exports

Oct 18th 2020, 3:49 PM 36,913 Views 31 Comments

Companies and individuals who breach the new export control law could face criminal charges.

# security - Friday 18 September, 2020

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons
# China
# China

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons

Sep 18th 2020, 2:37 PM 21,476 Views 30 Comments

Downloads of the apps will be banned from Sunday onwards.

# security - Sunday 28 June, 2020

China begins reviewing controversial Hong Kong national security Bill
# China
# China

China begins reviewing controversial Hong Kong national security Bill

Jun 28th 2020, 1:45 PM 10,934 Views 13 Comments

China has said it is determined to enact the law and its passage is expected by Tuesday.

# security - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Simon Harris: We need more measures to 'toughen up' on self-isolation for people entering country
# Regulation
# Regulation

Simon Harris: We need more measures to 'toughen up' on self-isolation for people entering country

May 12th 2020, 11:18 AM 26,469 Views 55 Comments

The minister said he would like this requirement backed up by the law.

# security - Monday 24 February, 2020

Bank of Ireland warns customers over fraudulent text scam
# Warning
# Warning

Bank of Ireland warns customers over fraudulent text scam

Feb 24th 2020, 8:31 PM 59,930 Views 17 Comments

It comes after a number of customers received a text telling them to reactivate their online banking.

# security - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Office of Transport Minister Shane Ross warned Luas operator of 'increase in anti-social behaviour'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Office of Transport Minister Shane Ross warned Luas operator of 'increase in anti-social behaviour'

Dec 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 26,906 Views 34 Comments

In one case, an eight-year-old girl had beer contents splashed on her.

# security - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

'A volatile and dangerous situation': Passengers file complaints about security staff on the Luas
# Complaints
# Complaints

'A volatile and dangerous situation': Passengers file complaints about security staff on the Luas

Dec 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 68,214 Views 44 Comments

Earlier this year, footage emerged of altercations involving passengers and Luas security staff.

# security - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Gardaí 'may be in position to charge' Lisa Smith upon arrival in Ireland, Varadkar says
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Gardaí 'may be in position to charge' Lisa Smith upon arrival in Ireland, Varadkar says

Nov 30th 2019, 5:28 PM 30,513 Views 93 Comments

Smith is expected to arrive back in Ireland this weekend.

# security - Friday 29 November, 2019

Lisa Smith and her daughter expected to return to Ireland this weekend
# Turkey
# Turkey

Lisa Smith and her daughter expected to return to Ireland this weekend

Nov 29th 2019, 7:55 PM 23,561 Views 14 Comments

Depending on how quickly her case is processed by Turkish officials, she could land back in Ireland as soon as tomorrow.

# security - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Opinion: 'Lisa Smith's story will continue to divide and provoke Irish public opinion - and rightly so'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Lisa Smith's story will continue to divide and provoke Irish public opinion - and rightly so'

Nov 5th 2019, 7:00 AM 24,219 Views 54 Comments

Security expert Tom Clonan outlines what could happen with Lisa Smith’s return to Ireland.

# security - Friday 16 August, 2019

Bank of Ireland warns customers over fraudulent text messaging scam
# BOI
# BOI

Bank of Ireland warns customers over fraudulent text messaging scam

Aug 16th 2019, 8:14 PM 28,842 Views 15 Comments

The bank warned that it will “never text a customer asking them to update or provide their online banking information”.

# security - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Irish Rail criticised after Indian man and parents suffer racist abuse on Belfast to Dublin train
# Racism
# Racism

Irish Rail criticised after Indian man and parents suffer racist abuse on Belfast to Dublin train

Jun 11th 2019, 10:10 PM 33,227 Views 65 Comments

Prasun Bhattacharjee spoke to RTÉ’s Liveline yesterday about the incident.

# security - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Concern at increasing levels of 'aggression, threats and violence' towards barristers
# Safety
# Safety

Concern at increasing levels of 'aggression, threats and violence' towards barristers

Jun 9th 2019, 7:30 AM 19,511 Views 19 Comments

The Bar Council is calling for an increased garda presence at courts and for screening facilities to be installed at all courthouses.

# security - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Opinion: Defence Forces personnel are the lowest paid workers in the public service
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Defence Forces personnel are the lowest paid workers in the public service

Jun 1st 2019, 7:30 AM 35,450 Views 95 Comments

Oglaigh na h’Eireann is reaching a tipping point, a point of no return, in terms of recruitment, retention and falling numbers, writes Tom Clonan.

# security - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'Soldiers are living on the breadline': More than 3,000 quit Defence Forces in four years
# Security
# Security

'Soldiers are living on the breadline': More than 3,000 quit Defence Forces in four years

May 30th 2019, 12:07 PM 22,952 Views 55 Comments

Raco is calling for the introduction of an independent pay review body to help address the staff retention crisis.

# security - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Explainer: Why a former British minister is 'swearing on his children's lives' over latest scandal
# Leaking
# Leaking

Explainer: Why a former British minister is 'swearing on his children's lives' over latest scandal

May 2nd 2019, 11:36 AM 27,033 Views 32 Comments

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired over the latest scandal to rock the British government.

Tom Clonan: Compared with other EU countries, Ireland has a high rate of gun violence - so why is our government so complacent?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: Compared with other EU countries, Ireland has a high rate of gun violence - so why is our government so complacent?

May 2nd 2019, 7:00 AM 32,276 Views 41 Comments

Gardai responding to armed incidents are usually unarmed and untrained in firearms.

# security - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Taoiseach has no plans to beef up security for ministers after protests at their homes
# Home Security
# Home Security

Taoiseach has no plans to beef up security for ministers after protests at their homes

Apr 21st 2019, 8:00 AM 13,777 Views 69 Comments

Leo Varadkar says he has not added any extra security after protests at his home.

# security - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Opinion: 'Lisa Smith needs to be exploited to the maximum as an intelligence source on her return'
# Column
# Column

Opinion: 'Lisa Smith needs to be exploited to the maximum as an intelligence source on her return'

Apr 10th 2019, 7:00 AM 26,465 Views 119 Comments

“While Smith was living with IS during 2016, 135 European citizens were slaughtered in 10 separate attacks that year,” security expert Tom Clonan writes.

# security - Monday 8 April, 2019

Explainer: Why has a minor accident involving the Garda Commissioner attracted controversy?
# Garda Scandal
# Garda Scandal

Explainer: Why has a minor accident involving the Garda Commissioner attracted controversy?

Apr 8th 2019, 5:45 PM 48,275 Views 77 Comments

Details of the accident at Garda headquarters emerged over the weekend.

# security - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords
# Security Breach
# Security Breach

Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords

Mar 21st 2019, 5:28 PM 15,467 Views 31 Comments

It said the passwords were stored in plain text on its internal servers.

# security - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Tom Clonan: Who is responsible for the incendiary devices posted from Dublin to London this week?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: Who is responsible for the incendiary devices posted from Dublin to London this week?

Mar 6th 2019, 6:30 PM 22,764 Views 25 Comments

This is precisely the same type of incendiary device used by a dissident republican group in recent years but it could also be a lone wolf, writes Tom Clonan.

# security - Saturday 12 January, 2019

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on
# BTYSTE
# BTYSTE

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on

Jan 12th 2019, 7:30 AM 12,897 Views 6 Comments

More than 4,200 students entered the competition this year.

# security - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Dublin Airport fined €600,000 over security queue delays
# MISSED TARGETS
# MISSED TARGETS

Dublin Airport fined €600,000 over security queue delays

Jan 10th 2019, 10:18 AM 91,675 Views 82 Comments

There were four breaches of the maximum security queue time target in 2018.

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