The advocate general of the European Court of Justice has said the mass transfer of EU user data to the US by companies such as Facebook contradicts E(...)

On Wednesday an adviser to the European Court of Justice will issue an opinion on a case which stems from a complaint filed by 27-year-old Austrian law student Max Schrems against Facebook with the Irish data protection commissioner. (Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire)

A US-EU commercial data-sharing deal faces a major test on Wednesday when an adviser to the European Union’s top court will say whether he believes i(...)

Tommy Broughan: Documents show more than 1,500 drivers avoided penalty points between 2014 and May 2015 after they made a poor box donation. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Hundreds of drivers are continuing to avoid penalty points in court by making a contribution to the poor box despite a High Court ruling last year (...)

A Nigerian family of four face immediate deportation following a Supreme Court ruling. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A Nigerian family of four face immediate deportation after failing to convince the Supreme Court that the order for their deportation was defective be(...)

Melanie McCarthy McNamara

The Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision that the detention of convicted murderer Daniel McDonnell in solitary confinement for a year (...)

Christopher Wiggins

A British citizen who was found on a boat carrying more than €400 million worth of cocaine off the Irish coast has lost an appeal against conviction. (...)

Ryanair alleges it was defamed in Channel Four’s ‘Secrets from the Cockpit’ programme on the airline’s fuel policy. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Ryanair has been ordered to give Channel Four TV Corporation documents related to its fuel policy between 2010 and 2012 in advance of the hearing of p(...)

Martin McDonagh: has been paid €90,000 of the €900,000 award, made in 2008, pending the outcome of the newspaper’s appeal. Photograph: Collins

The Sunday World has urged the Court of Appeal to overturn a €900,000 damages award made to a man after a jury found he was libelled in an article des(...)

Gerard Hogan, from Ballinacurra Weston,  and Dylan Hayes from Kilteragh, Dooradoyle,  were  charged with the murder of Shane Murphy in April.

Two men have appeared in court in Limerick charged with the murder of a 26-year-old man who died after he was assaulted at a house party earlier this (...)

The Court of Appeal granted an injunction against the children’s deportation.

The parents of two young children have secured an injunction stopping their deportation after the family allegedly fled to Ireland from Malawi because(...)