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Blasphemy: From being burned at the stake in 1328 to a €25,000 fine in 2017

By jasinnottadmin Tuesday, 9th May 2017 | 0 comments
Filed under: General Advice.
Following an interview with Stephen Fry on Gay Byrne's 'The Meaning of Life', a member of the public believed Fry's comments were illegal and contrary to the Defamation Act 2009.  The person said they were "doing their civic duty" and had written to Garda Commissioner Noirín O'Sullivan over the comments.  Gardaí considered the statement and decided not to proceed with the investigation.  None-the-less, the complaint sparked much media attention and debate over the relevance of our blasphemy laws in modern society.  

Tips for Safer Use of your Credit and Debit Cards

By jasinnottadmin Tuesday, 21st February 2017 | 0 comments
Filed under: General Advice.
We all hear stories of credit and debit card fraud.  Using cash as a payment method in shops and restaurants is fast on the decrease and this, along with a surge in online shopping, has led to card payment being the prevalent payment method.

Census 2016

By jasinnottadmin Tuesday, 19th April 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: General Advice.
Sunday, 24th April is Census night in Ireland.  But did you know that you are legally required to complete your Census form and be included in the Census?

Drones. . . they’re really taking off!!

By jasinnottadmin Tuesday, 9th February 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: General Advice.
There is no doubt that the use of drones is becoming increasingly popular around the world, in Ireland and indeed, Wexford.  Originally used by the US Military when it was not safe to send in manned aircraft, drones are now used for search and rescue, photography, in film production, delivering packages and for monitoring dangerous animals!