Gardai plans to use facial recognition technology, Dublin Airport brawl

Plans for Gardai to use facial recognition technology

Justice Minister Helen McEntee will announce plans to use facial recognition techniques to combat crime when addressing a meeting of the Garda Representative Association (GRA).

Damian McCarthy, GRA Representative for the Dublin Metropolitan Region of the South Central Division, told NewsTalk’s Pat Kenny show that such technologies offer “very positive” benefits when tackling serious crimes, CCTV footage. He said he could speed up the process of saving “thousands of hours” of sifting.

But Republican TD James Laures Warning about face recognition issuesCiting a 2019 report from London Met, we found that up to 80% of cases identified the wrong person.

The date of the certificate result is still unknown

Minister of Education Norma Foley said the state’s examination committee will not be able to announce the date on which the certificate results will remain until it knows how many students will attend the examination in July.

Wexford TD Paul Kehoe, Chair of the Joint Committee on Education, Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, said: Urgent clarity is needed As a result, students, their families, and institutions of higher education are best prepared for the next semester.

Medical scientists suspend further strikes

Medical scientist Suspended their industrial activities For Wednesday after accepting an invitation to attend the Labor Court for exploratory consultation on the dispute.

Both the Medical Laboratory Scientists Association (MLSA) and the HSE / Department of Health have accepted the invitation.

According to the union, this action was frustrated by the crisis of chronic recruitment and retention of the sector due to low wages.

The strike has already canceled up to 30,000 medical procedures and appointments.

HSE launches festival harm reduction campaign

HSE team Share harm reduction advice Becoming a drug user at this year’s Irish Festival as “very worrisome trends” emerge across Europe.

According to HSE, the new campaign will provide practical harm reduction information and advice on how to mitigate the risks associated with substance use.

This year, a team of HSE-trained volunteers will join a small number of festivals to discuss drug trends and harm reduction practices with participants.

Volunteers are people who work for existing harm reduction services, and people in the nightlife community.

Dublin Airport Brawl

A man in his twenties was indicted in connection Brawl at Dublin Airport..

Another man was taken to Beaumont Hospital after a fight yesterday evening.

Numerous Gardai and airport police responded to public order and morals cases at Terminal 1.

A man was arrested and detained at Swords Garda Station before being later charged. The man will appear in the Sword District Court on June 14.

Video of the battle is widely shared on social media.

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