The Public Services Card is in breach of several aspects of data protection law, according to the state's watchdog.
The Data Protection Commissioner is demanding immediate action to fix the problem.
The commissioner says it has no issue with the Department of Social Protection processing personal data on the card so that it can be used to claim social welfare.
However, it does object strongly to the information being shared with other state agencies.
Malaysia's deputy prime minister is meeting the family Nóra Quoirin, who was found dead on Tuesday.
The 15-year-old went missing from a resort and her body was discovered several days later.
Tests revealed she died from prolonged hunger and stress.
The country's deputy prime minister, Wan Azizah Ismail, said it's a tragedy for everyone.
Fianna Fáil is calling for a total reform of direct provision.
It's after a review by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform showed spending is set to reach €120 million this year on direct provision and related accommodation.
The party's foreign affairs spokesperson, Niall Collins, said that while he welcomes an increase in expenditure, the number of children living in direct provision is unsatisfactory.
North Korea has fired more missiles into the sea, and cancelled talks with the South.
Pyongyang has also described its neighbour's president as an "impudent guy" because of joint military drills with the US.
It's thought North Korea's recent weapons tests are also a response to stalled nuclear talks with the Trump administration.
Gardaí say they are still investigating an alleged assault at a Dublin pub after CCTV footage appears to show Conor McGregor punching an older man in the face.
The footage - which was reportedly filmed in Drimnagh on April 6th - has been published on US website TMZ.
Gardaí have confirmed investigations are ongoing in relation to the incident and no arrests have been made.