Irish law dealing with data protection includes the Data Protection Act 1988. The 1988 Act was amended by the Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003 – web version. An administrative consolidation of the law is available here.
The 2003 Amendment Act came into line with the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC.
Irish Data Protection Commissioner website here
United Kingdom Information Commissioner’s office here
The ePrivacy Regulations 2011 (S.I. 336 of 2011) deal with data protection for phone, e-mail, SMS and Internet use. They give effect to the EU e Privacy Directive 2002/58/EC (as amended by Directive 2006/24/EC and 2009/136/EC).