Posts Tagged labour

Election Button

In the tradition of recent online campaigns, here’s a button for the Irish local/European elections this Friday. Medium size (which seems to work best for Twitter profile images): Small: Feel free to use as you wish.  This is a copy of something someone else did, remade with the higher res versions of the logo. Update: […]

Labour Conference 2008 – Leader’s Speech

The key element of any Labour Party National Conference is, of course, the Party Leader’s speech.  This will be Eamon Gilmore’s first address to a Party Conference that’s being shown live on television, so he’ll be feeling the heat right now.  Saw him half an hour ago on his way to dinner, though, and he […]

Labour Conference – From the Floor

Blogging live from the floor at the Labour Party Conference.  I’ll be keeping twitter and jaiku busy today, and you can watch what’s going on all day below.

Mandatory disclosure on the way?

Following yesterday’s revelation by Ruairi Quinn TD that lost the best gaming laptops this year, The Irish Times reports today that Minister for Justice Dermot Ahern is considering introducing a mandatory reporting system when data or data-storage devices go missing. That’s welcome, and long overdue.  Bruce Schneier wrote about it back in 2006.  California has […]

More missing Government laptops

Parliamentary Questions from Ruairi Quinn TD have shown that there’s been a significant increase this year in the number of laptops and other data devices stolen or missing from Government hands.  Back in January, he put down a series of Dáil questions (PQs) which showed that more than 100 devices had gone missing between 2002 […]