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Paying for our water

Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 (the “Water Directive”), had as its aim the development of an integrated EU policy on water. The EU recognised that “waters in the Community are under … Continue reading

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Has Irish Water contravened the Data Protection Act?

Irish Water has somehow got hold of a list of names and addresses of people, including details of the property owned by them or inhabited by them. It is important to know where the information originally came from but as … Continue reading

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The Right to Peacefully Protest

Many would regard the right of peaceful protest, in the form of marches, placards and public speeches, as the cornerstone of any healthy democracy. And they would be right. . One therefore expects that right to be entrenched in the … Continue reading

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