Alex White: would not be drawn on how much the Government expects to spend on the whole process. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The dream of high-speed broadband has inched closer to reality for hundreds of thousands of people in rural Ireland. Minister for Communications Alex(...)

Court order require six internet service providers to block access by subscribers to various Pirate Bay websites within some 30 days in a bid to prevent illegal downloading of copyright music and other material.

Four major music companies have secured court orders requiring six internet service providers to block access by subscribers to various Pirate Bay (...)

About 200,000 Irish users, representing some 8 per cent of all internet users here, access the Pirate Bay sites monthly, court told

Four major music companies are seeking court orders requiring six internet service providers to, within some 30 days, block or disable access by subsc(...)