Some key elements of the tax structures used by tech companies based here are in the sights of the OECD. In an update on its project to combat aggress(...)

There is a subtle but important difference between the understanding journalists have of the ethical/legal right and duty to protect sources and that (...)

Seamus Dooley of the NUJ said the union had ‘grave concerns’ about the implications for the possible costs for any media organisation faced with this type of bill.

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has said it is “bitterly disappointed” at the rejection by the European Court of Human Rights of a case taken (...)

Then editor of The Irish Times Geraldine Kennedy and Irish Times journalist Colm Keena at the Mahon tribunal in Dublin Castle in 2006. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

On September 21st, 2006, The Irish Times ran a story on its front page under the headline “Tribunal examines payments to Taoiseach”. The report, by(...)

The then editor of The Irish Times Geraldine Kennedy and journalist Colm Keena at Dublin Castle in 2006. Ms Kennedy said “the story was manifestly in the public interest.”  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Irish Times has lost its case at the European Court of Human Rights over a decision to make the newspaper pay the costs of its successful legal(...)

The Supreme Court had previously upheld the appeal by Kennedy and Keena against the High Court ruling that they should reveal their sources in relation to the Mahon tribunal story. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The Irish Times has lost its case at the European Court of Human Rights over a decision to award costs against the newspaper despite the paper havi(...)

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The recession has been hard on Thurles, as it has on many towns. The signs are everywhere. Shops have closed. People have emigrated. The story is told(...)

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron arrives to speak to the press outside number 10 Downing Street following the counting of votes in the Scottish referendum. He welcomed the “clear result”. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

The United Kingdom faces unprecedented constitutional change on the back of Scottish voters’ decision to reject independence, following a pledge b(...)

A quadcopter drone with camera in flight. Photograph: Thinkstock 2:17

I can hear them, but I can’t see them. Over the barking dog, the daisies swaying gently in the breeze and the steady drip of gossip from some peopl(...)

Former Quinn Group chief executive Liam McCaffrey: “We are hopeful that if the deal goes ahead, ourselves, management and Endless will invest further in developing the company and creating new jobs.” Photograph: Collins

A consortium of former senior executives in the Quinn Group and a group of northwest businessmen have teamed up with Endless LLP, a UK private equi(...)