Last week The Irish Times revealed the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) had viewed two journalists’ phone records without the journalists’ knowledge or consent on foot of a complaint about reports on the death of model Katy French in 2007. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said it may be appropriate to change legislation which allows Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) accessing of journalists(...)

Denis O’Brien or his companies became entangled in an array of legal actions and controversies in 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The past year was, without doubt, the most eventful yet in the entrepreneurial career of Denis O’Brien, who is Ireland’s richest and most successful b(...)

Dermot Desmond: wrote to McDonald’s in the 1970s “looking for the franchise”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Brett, Ross and Derry Desmond, the three sons of Dermot Desmond, gave an interesting joint interview to the Belfast Telegraph during the week, ahead o(...)

The west Cork holiday home of former billionaire Sir Anthony O’Reilly has sold for about €1.5 million, 18 months after it came on the market for €2(...)

INM reported an increase in total advertising revenue of 3.7 per cent on Tuesday. Digital advertising revenue grew by 43.6 per cent, offsetting a 1.2 per cent decline in publishing advertising revenue, although some titles, including property and magazines, recorded improved year-on-year revenues. (Photograph: Frank Miller / THE IRISH TIMES)

Group revenues rose by 1.1 per cent year-on-year in the ten months to October 30th, Independent News & Media said on Tuesday, the first time the (...)

Independent News & Media has said it will act as guarantor for GrabOne

Independent News & Media (INM) is to close its online coupon business with the loss of 24 jobs. The company said its decision to shut the site, w(...)

Gary McGann, chairman of Paddy Power: ‘It’s people, the talent you left embedded, that’s what matters most.’ Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Gary McGann strolls around the president’s room at the RDS, pointing to familiar faces from decades-old photographs on the walls. “Ah, I know him t(...)

Denis O’Brien wants orders permitting him inspect documents on the firm’s computers and devices. Photograph: Bloomberg

A dispute has arisen over whether the personal computers and devices, including mobile phones, of various executives and employees of the Dublin-based(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien claims Red Flag was engaged to compile and contribute to a dossier of mainly unfavourable material about him. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Efforts are continuing to reach agreement about how much computer material a Dublin-based consulting firm must provide for photographing by experts fo(...)

Denis O’Brien: “It is clear to me that this is part of a campaign to undermine me and to disseminate false statements about me.” Photograph: Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg

In the sweltering Caribbean heat and humidity of an October day, 223 people gathered on the lawns of King’s House, the official residence of the gover(...)