Nama has lost a key Freedom of Information case at the Supreme Court. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A five judge Supreme Court has unanimously rejected arguments by the National Asset Management Agency that it is not a public authority subject to fre(...)

Cameras are brandished by both sides as water charge protesters gather outside the Labour Party conference in Killarney. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 0:49

The campaign against water charges has become the first popular protest in Ireland to make widespread use of social media – especially video channe(...)

Earlier this week, we published an article detailing the number of Dáil debates and committee meetings in which TDs had spoken during 2014.The piece a(...)

The long-awaited Banking Inquiry kicks off with Peter Nyberg this morning. The Irish Times business desk will be reporting on this throughout the day

Good morning The ESRI has waded into the debate on mortgage limits saying the Central Bank may be moving to soon. The think tank also predicts (...)

“There is an awful lot of legal information out there like judgments, laws, administrative decisions and commentary. We want to put it all in one place so it is properly systemised and presented”

  Gavin Sheridan, the former director of innovation at social media news company Storyful, is launching a start-up called Vizlegal, which (...)

Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters in Cheltenham

New documents released this week via the National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden outline how Irish subsea telecommunications cables have(...)

A euro sign sculpture stands illuminated in front of the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. Photographer: Martin Leissl/ Bloomberg

ECB president Mario Draghi went on the offensive yesterday, saying the ECB did not push Ireland into a bailout. Which leaves the obvious question of w(...)

If ECB president Jean-Claude Trichet’s letter of November 19th is released, will it have been worth the wait? Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Almost four years after Ireland bowed to the pressure of rising bond yields and crumbling investor confidence and succumbed to an EU-IMF rescue, it ap(...)

Journalist Gavin Sheridan: attempted to use European environmental legislation to extract  information from Nama.

A dispute between a journalist and Nama over the meaning of the word “including” has spent four years travelling through the Irish courts with a final(...)

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment in the Nama appeal. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on a key issue in an appeal by the National Asset Management Agency against a decision it is a public body sub(...)