Graham Dwyer: Has pleaded not guilty. to the murder of Elaine  O’Hara. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Counsel for the prosecution has told the jury in his closing statement in the trial that Architect Graham Dwyer murdered Elaine O’Hara for the purpose(...)

Graham Dwyer denies the murder of Elaine O’Hara on August 22nd 2012. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The content of texts about work, social life and family life contained on two “disputed” mobiles mirrored details of Graham Dwyer’s life, counsel for (...)

Graham Dwyer told gardaí he could understand how his DNA came to be in Elaine O’Hara’s apartment at Belarmine Plaza in Stepaside, but he said it was nothing of a “sexual nature”. He later admitted that they did have a sexual relationship.

Graham Dwyer told gardaí he could understand how his DNA came to be in Elaine O’Hara’s apartment at Belarmine Plaza in Stepaside, but he said it was n(...)

Graham Dwyer trial: the jury heard evidence that gardaí found a video on a hard drive showing the accused placing a plastic bag over Elaine O’Hara’s head and appearing to strangle her.

Architect Graham Dwyer told gardaí “I did not murder Elaine O’Hara” after he was arrested and questioned in October 2013, the Central Criminal Court h(...)

The Department of Justice has defended the Irish State’s record on negotiations on the proposed General Data Protection Regulation. Photograph: Thinkstock

The Department of Justice has defended Ireland’s record on data protection and said a report by EU privacy campaigners claiming the State had undermin(...)

Central Bank Governor Patrick Honohan appearing at the banking inquiry on Wednesday 2:19

The entire cost to society of the fallout from the banking crisis has been more than €100 billion, Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan has told the (...)

Almost 39 per cent of the total number of patients on the lists at 41 hospitals (25,098) have been waiting for more than six months for treatment, and nearly 12 per cent (7,559) have been waiting for more than 12 months. Photograph: Thinkstock

The number of people waiting for inpatient and day-case treatment in hospitals across the country surged by 32 per cent to almost 65,000 in the year t(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan at the start of the Eurogroup meeting of finance ministers at the EU council headquarters, in Brussels, Belgium. Photograph: EPA/JULIEN WARNAND

Banks are using the threat of repossession to get home owners to engage with them, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said. Mr Noonan is in Bruss(...)

Data from Eurostat, the European Union’s official statistics body, reveal women earned almost a sixth less per hour than men in 2012, up from 12.6 per cent in 2008.

The pay gap between men and women in Ireland has widened in recent years, with women earning 14.4 per cent less than men for their work, most recent f(...)

Hiqa has published new standards on e-prescribing to help reduce medication errors. Photograph: Thinkstock

Standards that will enable doctors to electronically prescribe medication to help reduce errors have been published by the Health Information and Qual(...)