Hewlett-Packard has maintained that before it agreed to buy the Cambridge, England-based software company for $10 billion in 2011, Mr Lynch and other managers gave an overly optimistic representation of its financial health.

Hewlett-Packard escalated its more than two-year-old battle with Michael Lynch, suing the Autonomy co-founder, as well as a former chief financial off(...)

In February 1941, Harry Gleeson was convicted of murdering mother of seven Mary “Moll” McCarthy. He is now to be pardoned.

Almost 75 years after Harry Gleeson was hanged for murder, Minister Frances Fitzgerald has officially announced the Government’s decision to grant a p(...)

April Fool’s Day is being used to admonish the Government for its continued failure to replace the almost 150-year-old Lunacy Act with promised capac(...)

 Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin: “There is no law which says you cannot say whether you attended the commission or not”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has claimed there is no legal reason to prevent the Taoiseach saying whether he was recalled to give evidenc(...)

Marguerite and Georges Bouniol, parents of Sophie Toscan du Plantier: their lawyer Alain Spilliaert said  the failure of Ian Bailey’s court action should pave  way for French investigators to return to Ireland

A lawyer acting for the family of murdered French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier has called on the Department of Justice to lift a suspension(...)

The Private College Network has lodged a formal complaint against State bodies alleging ‘unfair and anti-competitive practices’ in regard to English language education courses.  File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A new group representing private colleges has lodged a formal complaint against State bodies for alleged “unfair and anti-competitive practices” in re(...)

A spokesman for the Department of Justice confirmed the Irish Government plans to admit 100 Syrian refugees in 2015 and a further 120 in 2016, but will keep the situation under “regular review”. Photograph: Muhammad Hamed/Reuters

The Irish State must open its doors to more than 700 Syrians in order to resettle a “fair share” of the nearly four million refugees seeking asylum(...)

An inquiry by Mr Justice Nial Fennelly into the Garda taping controversy is preparing to distribute its draft report on the resignation of former commissioner Martin Callinan following the conclusion of Ian Bailey’s High Court action.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

An inquiry into the Garda taping controversy is preparing to distribute its draft report on the resignation of former commissioner Martin Callinan fol(...)

 Jules Thomas and Ian Bailey pictured leaving the Four Courts earlier this month. Photograph: Collins.

1991: English journalist, Ian Bailey moves to Ireland and settles in West Cork where he meets Welsh artist, Jules Thomas and sets up home with her and(...)

Ian Bailey, pictured leaving the Four Courts last Friday. Photograph: Collins

A key ruling about what issues could be decided by the jury was made by Mr Justice John Hedigan after the State applied for all of Ian Bailey’s case t(...)