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Biometric Update regularly writes articles about Ireland. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news concerning Ireland. More tags may be perused by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.


UN Human Rights Committee expected to question Ireland’s plans for facial recognition

Irish officials may be questioned over the country’s plans for facial recognition technology for surveillance during a session with the…


Proposed facial recognition use rules for Irish police hits resistance among slim majority

Green Party ministers in the Cabinet of Ireland’s coalition government, as well as Health Minister Stephen Donnelly, have expressed concerns…


Real-time facial recognition surveillance planned in Ireland, moratorium demanded

New legislation is expected to open the door to the use of facial recognition within a range of surveillance technologies…


Governments expand digital ID efforts and goals for online public service access

Governments around the world continue with efforts to establish or upgrade digital ID ecosystems in order to enhance the way…


Ireland to share face biometrics with EU to tackle crime on wider scale

Ireland will share the face biometrics of suspects and convicted criminals with other European Union countries, the Irish Examiner reports….


Irish debate on biometric surveillance intensifies

Legislation in Ireland aimed at setting standards for the use of surveillance by national police ignores biometric data collection, according…


Many Irish skeptical about responsible facial recognition use, poll shows

A recent study by market research and data analysis outfit Ireland Thinks suggests 42 percent of Irish nationals still entertain…


Irish municipality fined for GDPR non-compliant cameras, Finland devises centralized system

Data protection agencies in Europe are finding fault with surveillance projects and networks that violate national and GDPR regulations, but…


Trulioo appoints new CPO to further product roadmap, expands in Ireland

Trulioo has appointed veteran product management expert Michael Ramsbacker as its new chief product officer, to add to a series…


Law enforcement facial recognition use under scrutiny in Ireland, India

Discrepancies in proposed usage statements and increasing pressure from civil rights groups and activists is putting law enforcement’s use of…

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