Against the backdrop of Edward Snowden’s revelations of the UK’s GCHQ mass data-harvesting from cables linking Ireland to Britain and North America, t(...)

Brazil’s supreme court has voted to allow the extradition of fugitive solicitor Michael Lynn back to Ireland. Picture Garrett White / Collins

More than 8,000km from Dublin, in the modernist halls of the Supreme Federal Court in Brasilia, a remarkable seven-year saga edged towards its dénouem(...)

The arm of James Nolan Nolan was washed up on the north Dublin beach on February 8th, 2011.  Photograph: Eric Luke

A date has been set for the inquest into the death of a convicted rapist whose severed arm was washed up on Dollymount Strand.Gardaí­ investigating th(...)

Emmy Award winner Patricia Arquette plays a character inspired by Irish cyberpsychologist Mary Aiken (above) in CSI spinoff CSI: Cyber

While the internet can offer some valuable medical information, Irish cyberpsychologist Mary Aiken believes there are many worrying aspects to the tre(...)

A recent interception of counterfeit pharmaceutical medicine in Dublin was valued at €100,000. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Organised crime gangs behind the illicit drugs trade are becoming increasingly involved in the growing counterfeit and fake pharmaceuticals market, a (...)

Interpol guitarist Daniel Kessler (above) has been a divil for the side-projects this year; his new band Big Noble launched the video to their firs(...)

The Garda Síochána and internet service provider UPC yesterday announced the introduction of new safeguards to block access to sites containing child(...)

UPC, one of Ireland’s largest broadband providers, will restrict access to websites containing child sexual abuse material based on a list of domains or URLs provided by gardaí and Interpol.

An Garda Síochána and UPC today announced the introduction of new safeguards to block access to internet sites containing child pornography. UPC, one (...)

Two men have been arrested and almost €200,000 worth of drugs have been seized following an investigation of drug-dealing on the “darknet”.

Gardaí have arrested a man they believe is a significant figure in the Irish drugs trade. They have also seized a quantity of drugs after an internet-(...)

Galway West coroner Dr Ciaran McLoughlin was told that a year later a party of six hunters was returning to the Lough Inagh Lodge in Connemara when they found a body in a wood near the lake. Above: a facial reconstruction  of Arno Schmitz.

A German man who came to Ireland to start a new life died less than a month after arriving here. He lay under a tree in a wood for a year before his (...)