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.
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.
Interesting piece about a case in Lancashire in The Independent recently. . .
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?
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!
As we’re coming towards the end of the year, the topics below are particularly apt at this time.