A Dublin builder has been hit with a €12,000 fine for failing to file tax returns for almost a decade. File photograph: Getty Images

A Dublin builder has been hit with a €12,000 fine for failing to file tax returns for almost a decade. Leo Finn (49) of Harbour Road, Dalkey, Co Dubl(...)

Axa chief executive John O’Neill:    meeting with Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton  last October was arranged by Anthony Lavin, a Fine Gael councillor and customer care manager at Axa.  Photograph: Mac Innes.

A Fine Gael councillor who works with Axa Insurance sought a meeting for his boss with a Minister last year so the company could “explain the difficu(...)

The case came after customers’ bills doubled and some of them complained to telecoms industry watchdog Comreg

Mobile operator Meteor has been convicted and fined €25,000 for removing massive discounts from customers’ phone contracts without telling them. In t(...)

Gary Mulvany (37), of Summerhill, Dublin, leaving court. Photograph: Courts Collins

A drug smuggler who fraudulently claimed almost €30,000 in benefits for three years when he was living in Lanzarote has been given a chance to avoid a(...)

Irish Water has been given an extra week to decide how it will plead in a prosecution brought by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the utility’s failure to ensure sewage waste from a treatment plant did not cause pollution.

Irish Water has been given an extra week to decide how it will plead in a prosecution brought by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the ut(...)

The judge said if Shop Direct paid €5,000 to Pieta House suicide prevention charity he would strike out the charge. Regarding The Irish Times Ltd, he told the company to pay €3,000 to Pieta House. Photograph: The Irish Times

Two companies have been ordered to pay sums of money to charity in lieu of convictions after they were prosecuted for email marketing offences. The (...)

Robert Molloy of N3 Autolink leaving the Four Courts. Photograph: Courts Collins

Two directors of a Dublin car dealership have been cleared of a misleading mileage charge. Colin Molloy of Curragh Hall Road, Tyrrelstown, Dublin, an(...)

Yourtel has been fined €5,000 for making unsolicited calls asking people to switch from different providers.

A telecoms company has been fined €5,000 for making repeated unsolicited telephone calls to two homes, including to an elderly couple, urging them to (...)

Heatons was 50%-owned by Sports Direct, which then agreed to buy it outright.

A legal action by Irish shareholders in the Heatons retail stores arising out of an agreement to sell the shareholding to UK Sports Direct Internation(...)

Enda Kenny delivers a speech during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) in Paris. Photograph: Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images

Irish involvement with the climate change talks in Paris did not get off to a very auspicious start 10 days ago when Taoiseach Enda Kenny made a speci(...)