Article 40 of the Constitution of Ireland guarantees your freedom of expression. If you are concerned about your employer or anyone else having access to your personal e-mail, checkout Hushmail.
Hushmail operates like other web based e-mail services such as Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail, etc, with the key difference that it uses encryption technology to keep your e-mail private, starting at your browser.
For full end-to-end message security both sender and recipient need to be using the Hushmail system.
For further information and free sign-up, go to the Hushmail site.Deutsch