Europol contacted the  the Garda Paedophile Investigations Unit in December 2014 to raise concerns.

A six-year-old boy from Co Tipperary has been taken into the care of the Child and Family Agency following a Europol investigation into child pornogra(...)

Det Insp Noel Browne  shows some of the  items of jewellery recovered by gardaí as part of Operation Fiacla. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 1:55

More than 1,000 pieces of jewellery, including items worth up to €4,000, have been seized by gardaí as part of Operation Fiacla, targeting groups invo(...)

Assistant Garda Commissioner Derek Byrne. Mr Byrne said  that cybercrime was one of the biggest emerging problems facing Irish households at the publication of the Crimestoppers annual report. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Cybercrime is one of the biggest emerging problems for Irish households, and people must take appropriate steps to secure their personal information, (...)

The EU’s high representative for foreign affairs Federica Mogherini speaking to  journalists as she arrives for the summit in Brussels yesterday. Photograph: AFP Photo/Thierry Charlier

EU leaders pledged to step up efforts to support Libya yesterday, but stopped far short of endorsing a civilian or military mission to the region. Th(...)

A bomb attack on a Co Armagh cash machine forms part of a Europe-wide investigation into an alleged organised crime gang, the High Court heard on Wednesday

A bomb attack on a Co Armagh cash machine forms part of a Europe-wide investigation into an alleged organised crime gang, the High Court in Belfast he(...)

A hacker group has stolen as much as $1 billion from banks and other financial companies worldwide since 2013 in an “unprecedented cyber-robbery,” according to computer security firm Kaspersky Lab.

A hacker group has stolen as much as $1 billion from banks and other financial companies worldwide since 2013 in an “unprecedented cyber-robbery,” (...)

Terror in Europe

Almost two weeks after the massacre at the offices of Charlie Hebdo and the cold-blooded murder of four Jewish hostages at a Paris supermarket, Europe(...)

A Belgian soldier guards the entrance of the Jewish museum in central Brussels. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Police searched a number of properties in Brussels on Sunday as Belgium maintained a heightened level of security following Thursday’s terrorist ra(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald said legislation to strengthen existing laws on recruiting and training terrorists has gone through the Seanad.

Ireland is not soft on jihadist fighters Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has insisted, rejecting claims of a lack of appropriate counter-terro(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny meeting French president Francois Hollande at the Elysée palace on Sunday afternoon before the rally. Photograph: EPA

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said reports that Ireland was being used as a hub by jihadis were being monitored carefully.Speaking at the Élysée Palace, where (...)