It is illegal under Irish law for Microsoft to hand over information stored in Ireland to the US government without an Irish judge’s approval, former minister for justice Michael McDowell has warned

It is illegal under Irish law for Microsoft to hand over information stored in Ireland to the US government without an Irish judge’s approval, former (...)

Amateur Steven Clements drives Quick Jack clear to land the featured Connacht Hotel (QR) Handicap on the opening day of the Galway Festival last night. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dermot Weld’s statistical record at Galway may be unsurpassable but Tony Martin’s rising status as a new festival “banker” option for punters got embe(...)

Phillip Teplen has been disbarred after Gayle Killiea Dunne complained he misappropriated the money, supposed to be used to persuade immigration authorities to grant her a US investment visa

It was Gayle Killilea Dunne’s first business foray into the US and not a happy one. She was ripped off by her lawyer, who stole half a million in doll(...)

Heriberto Viramontes has been sentenced to 90 years in prison for brutal assault in April 2010. Photograph: Reuters

A man who brutally attacked a young Irish student and her friend on a street in Chicago has been sentenced to 90 years in prison. Heriberto Viramontes(...)

The April decision by the ECJ to throw out Europe’s 2006 Data Retention Directive as well as the more recent ruling that Google is a data controller subject to national data protection laws in Europe which also can be forced to remove limited types of content on request, indicated the EU will prioritise personal privacy over certain business or government security arguments

In the wake of recent European Court of Justice decisions on privacy, and ongoing, divergent debates in the US and EU over net neutrality and copyrigh(...)

David Drumm: has been living in the US for the past five years and has refused to return to Ireland to face questioning about his role at Anglo Irish Bank

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm, architect of the illegal Maple 10 loans-for-shares scheme, faces h(...)

The European app market has the potential to create up to 4.8 million jobs by 2018, predicts a new report launched yesterday in Brussels by European Commission vice-president Neelie Kroes.

The European app market has the potential to create up to 4.8 million jobs by 2018, predicts a new report launched yesterday in Brussels by Eur(...)

A woman who was the getaway driver after Irish student Natasha McShane (above) and her friend Stacy Jurich were attacked in Chicago in  2010 has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.

A key witness in the trial of a man convicted of attempting to murder Irish student Natasha McShane has been formally sentenced to 22 years in prison.(...)

Heribertos Viramontes was charged with two counts of attempted murder and 23 other offences, from misuse of a credit card to aggravated battery of the two women.

A man has been found guilty of the attempted murder of Co Armagh woman Natasha NcShane and her friend Stacey Jurich in Chicago three years ago.Heriber(...)

Natasha McShane, whose mother, Shelia, gave evidence about how her daughter’s life has changed since she was attacked.

A wallet containing Heriberto Viramontes’ state identification was found in the back of a van detectives believed was linked to the beatings of Natash(...)