1. Introduction

These are the terms of service for Dublin Inquirer Ltd (“we”, “us”, “Dublin Inquirer”), The Digital Hub Development Company, The Digital Hub, Thomas Street, Dublin 8, Ireland, CRO #559820, dublininquirer.com, info@dublininquirer.com.

They govern your access to, and use of our website dublininquirer.com, and other products and services we offer. By accessing our website, you agree to abide by the terms of service set out on this page.

We reserve the right to modify the terms and conditions at any time. It’s your responsibility to regularly review them for modifications. By continuing to use our website, you agree to be bound by the amended terms of service.

All content on this website is © Dublin Inquirer Ltd. It may not be reproduced without written permission from the editor, which you may request by emailing info@dublininquirer.com.

If you wish to complain about any content appearing on our website, or any other aspect of the website, please email us at info@dublininquirer.com.

2. Personal information

Some of the servies we offer may require you to supply certain personal information. You agree to: (a) Provide true, current, complete and accurate information; (b) Maintain and promptly update this information as required to keep it true, current, complete and accurate. If you don’t, we have the right to suspend or terminate your use of the services. We maintain a privacy policy explaining what information we collect, why, and what we do with it, here.

We reserve the right to disclose the personal information you give us if we are required to do so by law, or if we believe in good faith that any such disclosure is reasonably necessary for the administration of justice; to enforce the terms of service; to respond to a complaint received regarding the rights of third parties; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Dublin Inquirer, website users or the public.

3. User account, password and security

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords and accounts, and for all activities that occur under your accounts or passwords. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your accounts or passwords, or any other breaches of security you know about. We will not be liable for any loss you may incur as a result of someone else using or accessing your passwords or accounts, either with or without your knowledge.

4. Services

a) Free use of the website: At our discretion, we may choose to make any number of articles or other pages or posts on our website free to access. We reserve change the status of an article, page or post from free to access, to accessible only by paid subscription, or under other terms, at any time, without notice.

b) Paid Digital (only) subscriptions: Digital subscriptions include the services and products described in the text about them on our Subscribe page, at the price specified there. We reserve the right to change the price with 30 calendar days’ notice delivered to the email address provided by the customer when they subscribed.

c) Paid Digital + Print subscriptions: Digital + Print subscriptions include the services and products described in the text about them on our Subscribe page, at the price specifised there. We will put a copy of the print edition into the post to the address provided by the customer, but will cannot be held legally or financially responsible if a third party fails to deliver it. However, if you do not receive your paper by the end of the month, let us know and we’ll try a second time to get one to you. We reserve the right to change the price with 30 calendar days’ notice delivered to the email address provided by the customer when they subscribed.

Both annual and monthly subscriptions automatically renew at the end of the period, again taking the agreed payment, unless until you cancel them.

We reserve the right to discontinue the website or our services or any portion of them, at any time, with or without notifying you. If we discontinue a service for which you are making recurring payments, we will stop taking those payments.

5. Cancelling subscriptions

You can cancel your subscription to the website and/or print edition at any time for any reason. You can do it yourself by logging into your account on our website and going to the My Subscription menu and choosing “cancel”. Or you can email us at info@dublininquirer.com and ask us to do it for you.

6. Refunds

If you purchase a subscription to Dublin Inquirer decide you want a refund for any reason, we will give you one, provided you ask us within two months of making the payment to us that you want refunded – whether it is a one-off purchase or a subscription renewal payment.

We will provide the refund by the same means you used to make the payment, if that is possible. There’s no need to return copies of the print edition you received to receive your refund. If you have questions or need help, please contact us at info@dublininquirer.com.


We allow users to submit comments for publication on our website. We reserve the right to choose not to publish them, or to delete them, if we feel like it.

8. Links and ads

Our website contains links to other people’s websites that are not under our control. You agree that we are not responsible for the content of any of these linked sites. The inclusion of a link does not imply our endorsement of the linked site.

Our website might contain advertisements or notices for products or services from third parties unconnected to us. You agree that we are not responsible for these products or services. The inclusion of an advertisement or notices does not impoly our endorsement of it.

9. Indemnification

By using this website, you agree to indemnify, defend (at our request), and hold us, our directors, officers, employees, and representatives harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal expenses, made or brought by any third party due to or arising out of any of the following:

(i) Your use of the website or any part thereof;

(ii) Your violation of these terms of service;

(iii) Publication of a comment by you;

(iv) Viewing any content by any third party;

(v) Infringement or misappropriation by you, or a third party using your computer, of any account or password to access and/or use our services;

(vi) Any infringement by you of any intellectual property rights of any person or entity;

(vii) Use or misuse by you or third parties of your passwords or accounts.

10. Disclaimer of warranties

(i) We provides the this website and our other services on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and the you use them at your sole risk.

(ii) We shall not be responsible for the effect or result of the introduction or entry of any virus into our website and/or one or any of our services.

(iii) You understand and agree that any content and/or material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the website or services is done at your own discretion and risk. Dublin Inquirer is not responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such content and/or material.

(iv) We make no warranty that the website or services will meet your requirements; or that they will be uninterrupted, timely, or secure; nor do we make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the site or services.

(v) The Dublin Inquirer expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind insofar as is permissible by law, whether express, implied or statutory, including but not limited to the implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

(vi) No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by the User from the Site shall create any warranty not expressly made herein.

11. Limitation of liability

The Dublin Inquirer shall not be liable for any loss of use, interruption of business, or any direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages of any kind (including but not limited to lost profits) regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), strict product liability or otherwise, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages, howsoever arising, out of use of our website or services.

12. Law

The terms of service shall for all purposes be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Ireland. Dublin Inquirer, and you, agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ireland. The place of performance of this agreement shall be Ireland.

13. Assignment

No right may be assigned and no duty may be delegated by you under this agreement except upon the written consent of the Dublin Inquirer. Any attempted assignment and delegation without such consent shall be void and without effect. The Dublin Inquirer shall be entitled to assign this agreement. These terms of service shall be binding upon and shall endure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective representatives, heirs, administrators, successors and permitted assigns except as otherwise provided herein.

14. No agency

Neither party is, nor will it be deemed to be, an agent or legal representative of the other party for any purpose. Neither party will be entitled to enter into any contracts in the name of or on behalf of the other party, and neither party will be entitled to pledge the credit of the other party in any way or hold itself out as having authority to do so.

15. Severability

If an arbitrator, court or other competent authority finds any provision of this agreement to be void or unenforceable, it shall be deemed to be deleted from this agreement and the remaining provisions shall continue to apply. The parties shall negotiate in good faith in order to agree on the terms of a mutually satisfactory provision to be substituted for the provision found to be void or unenforceable.

16. Waiver

Any waiver (express or implied) by either party of any breach of these terms of service shall not constitute a waiver of any other or subsequent breach. No provision of these terms of service will be waived by any act, omission or knowledge of a party or its agents or employees except by an instrument in writing expressly waiving such provision and signed by a duly authorised officer of the waiving party. In particular but without prejudice, failure by the Dublin Inquirer to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the terms of service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by us in writing.