Visitors at the Mobile World Congress. FCC commissioner Michael O’Rielly criticised his agency’s new net neutrality rules during a speech at the event.  Photographer: Pau Barrena/Bloomberg

The subject of net neutrality continued to court controversy at Mobile World Congress, with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioner Micha(...)

An employee holds a new BlackBerry  Leap smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. EU members have agreed to delay the end of mobile roaming charges until at least 2018

European Union member states agreed to delay the end of mobile roaming charges until at least 2018, setting them on a collision course with EU lawmak(...)

The high-profile corner building at the junction of South William Street and Wicklow Street.

The continuing demand from private investors for well located city-centre retail properties in Dublin is to trigger yet another sale, this time just 1(...)

The average Standard Life shareholder has around 675 shares and will have a return of capital of around €675, so capital gains tax should not apply for most. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

I am entitled to a return of value (worth around €400) on Standard Life shares and need to elect whether it is taxed as income or capital gains. I wor(...)

AIB’s outgoing chief executive David Duffy – white smoke on successor? Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The  Irish Times

As the corporate results season gets into full swing, the spotlight this week will be on AIB with the lender due to publish its 2014 annual results on(...)

Shane Fitzgerald (22), Newmarket, Co Cork is charged with dangerous driving causing the death of Paudie O’Leary (42) on July 1st, 2012. Photograph: Domnick Walsh.

The body of a long-distance cyclist who had gone on out early in July 2012 to train for the annual Ring of Kerry charity cycle was found six hours lat(...)

Assistant Data Proctection Commissioner Tony Delaney  leaving the Four Courts  after a District Court appearance. Photograph: Courts Collins

A Dublin property management firm has been fined €1,000 for sending an unsolicited marketing text message offering a free cleaning service.MTS Propert(...)

AIB  has become the bank the eighth sponsor of the GAA’s All-Ireland football championship. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The commercial deal between AIB and the GAA, which was unveiled at Croke Park yesterday, makes the bank the eighth sponsor of the All-Ireland footbal(...)

The Rivermall Building at Main Street, Swords, which is producing a rent roll of €226,900

A shopping mall in Swords, Co Dublin, recently sold as part of a loan portfolio, is back on the market in the expectation that it will be much sought(...)

Smart move? An iPhone user was charged for Vodafone Live updates she didn’t want. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty

A reader called Amanda contacted us on behalf of her mother, who is 73. Last year her mother received a cold call from Vodafone, asking if she woul(...)