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Welcome to Internetsafety.ie, the website of the Office for Internet Safety


The Office for Internet Safety is an Executive Office of the Department of Justice and Equality.

The Office for Internet Safety was established by the Government to take a lead responsibility for internet safety in Ireland, particularly as it relates to children. The Office for Internet Safety aims to build linkages and cohesion between all Departments and agencies to ensure that the State provides the best possible protection for the community and promotes internet safety, particularly in relation to combating child pornography.

The Office for Internet Safety will build on and oversee the current self-regulatory framework which is in place under the Internet Service Providers Association of Ireland (ISPAI) .


Safer Internet Day 2017





The 14th edition of Safer Internet Day was celebrated worldwide on Tuesday 7 February 2017. The theme for the day was "Be the change: Unite for a better internet".


In Ireland Safer Internet Day is promoted by the PDST Technology in Education and Webwise. It is also strongly supported by the Safer Internet Ireland Project. Webwise have launched a new online Parenting Hub and Parenting Handbook. For further information please click here.


For information and news on events and activities in Ireland to mark Safer Internet Day 2017 please see www.saferinternetday.ie.


For details of European and worldwide events please see www.saferinternetday.org.









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