Europol chief says reason for seeking accounts was pursuit of witnesses, who could say something about what was going on

Europol’s social media monitoring enabled it to identify 366 social media accounts operating in the vicinity during the Paris attacks, the deputy head(...)

Actor Laurence Kinlan at the launch of a video produced by students from Larkin Community College, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The mood in north inner city Dublin is tense, in the wake of the recent gangland murders, according to Love/Hate actor Laurence Kinlan. Speaking at (...)

Dolphin House, East Essex Street, which houses the family court. Image: Google Street view

A mother with three children in care cannot leave a psychiatric hospital because no suitable accommodation is available for her, nor can she be assess(...)

Changes to legislation in Britain means authority unable to take new cases to ban drink-drivers in the North from driving here. Photograph: Frank Miller

A flaw in procedures to ban drink-drivers convicted in Northern Ireland from driving in the Republic, identified by a Circuit Court judgment on Tuesda(...)

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy

Universal social charge (USC) should be retained and more workers should be brought into the tax net, the Irish Business and Employers’ Confederation(...)

Former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, is due before a Boston magistrate on Monday after he offered to return to Ireland under certain conditions.

Former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, is due before a Boston magistrate on Monday after he offered to return to Ireland under certa(...)

A man who claimed he’d been kidnapped by gardaí after driving without a seatbelt was among the cases at Carrick-on-Suir District Court on Thursday. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A donation to the poor box for speeding and a man who claimed he’d been kidnapped by gardaí after driving without a seatbelt were among cases at Carri(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton and Aodhán Ó Riordáin TD canvassing at Thunders Home Bakery and Deli with staff member, Daphne Grecco, in Clontarf, Dublin. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Tánaiste Joan Burton had a genteel start to her election campaigning on Wednesday afternoon, with Minister of State at the Department of Justice Aodhá(...)

Dublin District Family Court:  Child and Family Agency tells judge in  access application of nine-month waiting list for such reports. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

A father has claimed his former partner deliberately made herself and their son homeless, so that she could get on a local authority housing waiting l(...)

An amendment will be needed to correct an “implicit contradiction” in legislation, introduced by section 17 of the Road Traffic Act 2014, Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe told Seanad. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Another loophole in road traffic legislation, this time in a law dealing with hit-and-runs, will have to be repaired, it has emerged. Minister for T(...)