“Sure, it is cost effective to locate in Ireland, but we’ve been there for a long time and many of our people have established roots. So there are no plans to leave anytime soon,” says EMC products and marketing president Jeremy Burton. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg/Getty Images

Michael Dell likes to make big calls. The decision to buy back his own company from those pesky shareholders in 2013 was ballsy enough. As he put it a(...)

Irish TV chief executive Pierce O’Reilly, Brian Morris, general manager of Global Media & Entertainment Services Tata Communications, John Griffin Irish TV chairman, Alex Sharp, strategic manager partner Tata Communications, Mairead Mulhern managing director Irish TV at the announcement of the partnership between Irish TV and Tata Communications.

Ireland’s first international television station is to extend its reach to audiences following a multi-platform access deal announced with Tata Commun(...)

UFC competitor Conor McGregor, who  appeared to have announced his retirement from UFC, with sport boss Dana White later saying the Irishman had been pulled from his Las Vegas showdown with Nate Diaz. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Thousands of Irish fans of Conor McGregor could be left significantly out of pocket if the MMA fighter’s bout against Nate Diaz does not go ahead in L(...)

Patrick Hyland: “I said, ‘how can it get bigger for me?’ I come from Jobstown and I’m fighting on pay-per-view in Las Vegas. It’s a dream.”  Photograph: Inpho

Dubliner Patrick Hyland is taking inspiration from a pair of Mexican ring legends as he bids to upset the odds in his world-title bout Saturday night(...)

North Koreans attend a rally held to gather their willingness for a victory in a possible war against the United States and South Korea in Nampo, North Korea – the country is a state actor of some concern

Cyberterrorism features high in the public mind. In a recent Gallup poll, 79 per cent of Americans ranked a cyberterrorism attack on essential infrast(...)

Mossack Fonseca’s office in Panana. The firm has branches in Hong Kong, Miami, Zurich and more than 35 other places around the globe . The firm is one of the world’s top creators of shell companies, corporate structures that can be used to hide ownership of assets.

A massive leak of documents exposes the offshore holdings of 12 current and former world leaders and reveals how associates of Russian President Vlad(...)

Mossack Fonseca’s office in Panama: Files show client roster that includes drug dealers, Mafia members, corrupt politicians and tax evaders - and wrongdoing galore

Mossack Fonseca & Co. had a problem in Vegas. Legal papers filed in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas claimed that the Panama-based law firm had(...)

Emergency personnel investigate the scene of a fatal plane crash on a highway  in Fallbrook, California. Photograph: Don Boomer/San Diego Union-Tribune/AP

A small plane that made headlines when it landed safely on a California highway years ago has crashed onto the same stretch of road - slamming into a (...)

Life in the fast lane: “Some of the ‘fuerdai’ have a crush on the life of luxury ... they drive Bentley, Maserati, Porsche and so on”

When news broke online that Wang Sicong, son of Wang Jianlin, China’s richest man, had spent €350,000 in a single night at a karaoke bar in Beijing, (...)

Hustle and bustle: Revellers in Dublin’s  Temple Bar. Photograph: Mayall/ullstein bild via Getty Images

Is it time for a city like Dublin to appoint a night mayor? It might be a strange question to ask, especially as most citizens of the capital probabl(...)