Brian Meehan (47), from Crumlin, is serving a life sentence having being convicted by the Special Criminal Court in  1999 of the murder of Veronica  Guerin in June 1996. He was also jailed on drugs and firearms charges. File photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment on Brian Meehan’s bid to have his conviction for murdering journalist Veronica Guerin declared a miscarriage(...)

Sean Quinn’s family members are seeking to avoid liability for the Anglo loans Photograph: Collins

The action by businessman Sean Quinn family’s aimed at avoiding liability for loans of €2.34 billion has been adjourned to at least next summer at (...)

Max Schrems: Speaking outside the Four Courts in Dublin, Mr Schrems said that “theoretically” a decision could be made by the commissioner within weeks. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems says he fears a ruling by the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) on his complaint against Facebook could (...)

A file image of  Austrian Max Schrems (left) arriving with his lawyer Herwig Hofmann   at a  European Court of Justice (SCJ) in Luxembourg, earlier this month. Photograph: AFP

The Irish Data Protection Commissioner has told the High Court she will speedily investigate a complaint by Austrian student Max Schrems alleging Face(...)

Mr Justice Max Barrett ruled in the High court that  McHugh was entitled to discovery of most of the materials he sought

A man who “assassinated a Garda sergeant by shooting him in cold blood” has been refused temporary release and entry to a pre-release programme becaus(...)

Brian Meehan  of Stanaway Road in Kimmage, Dublin 12  who is seeking to  quash his 1999 conviction for the murder of Veronica Guerin on the basis of new evidence. Photograph: Collins

A man jailed for the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin will seek to have his conviction declared a miscarriage of justice in November. Brian Meehan(...)

 Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon has said her office prefers to take an “engaged” approach to dealing with privacy issues that arise with mult(...)

High Court president Mr Justice Nicholas  Kearns has granted the Law Society’s application to strike Paul D Madden off the roll of solicitors.

A solicitor has been struck off by the High Court after being found guilty of professional misconduct over a deficit of €1.4 million in client funds. (...)

Election literature featuring local election candidate Mark Savage.

A Co Dublin man has asked a court to direct that Google take down published items which, he claims, wrongly brand him as a homophobic.Mark Savage, of (...)

Tuesday’s oral hearing at the European Court of Justice was a referral from the Irish High Court on foot of a complaint filed by Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems against the Irish Data Protection Commissioner.

The European Commission has conceded that it cannot guarantee EU citizens’ fundamental right to privacy when their data is transferred to the US.Dur(...)