HSE national director for acute hospitals Liam Woods. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The names of five hospitals about which allegations of procurement irregularities were made to An Garda Síochána and senior Ministers last year have b(...)

Aoife Maguire arriving at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. File photograph: Collins.

A former official at Anglo Irish Bank has said he was not aware that, when a fraud officer was appointed in 2010 to examine the “archiving” of certain(...)

Former chairman of the Irish Financial Services Regulator Authority Brian Patterson said the authority could have done more and “done it sooner”. Photograph: Getty Images

The financial regulator at the time of the banking crisis was engaged in “principles-based regulation with not a lot of intrusion”, former chairman of(...)

A Government genealogy website will this week restore access to some civil records that were removed after The Irish Times highlighted security conce(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald: said the European Commission had found “some of the current restrictions being applied in this jurisdiction may be disproportionate.” Photograph: Barry Cronin

The European Commission is taking infringement proceedings against Ireland in connection with an alleged breach of a directive which eased restriction(...)

Graham Dwyer has been charged with the murder of Elaine O Hara. He has pleaded not guilty.

The prosecution counsel at the trial of Graham Dwyer for the alleged murder of Elaine O’Hara has described the architect as “a sadistic and brutal per(...)

Personal information held by banks and financial institutions should be available to State agencies for the purposes of means-testing entitlements and(...)

Revenue chairwoman Josephine Feehily after giving evidence to the Committee of Public Accounts on Revenue’s Ansbacher inverstgations. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fine Gael TD John Deasy has accused Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald of using the Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for political ends. H(...)

Waterford City Fire Services criticised the “thoughtless and extremely distasteful behaviour”. Photograph: Waterford City Fire Services Facebook page

The fire services in Waterford have said emergency crew members were “astounded” by the number of people who attempted to capture video and images of (...)

Irish Water has reported a data breach to the Data Protection Commissioner after it inadvertently sent bank details relating to some individuals to the wrong people.

Irish Water is investigating a data breach after it sent bank details relating to a number of individuals to the wrong people. Minister for the Enviro(...)