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Karl Brophy and Gavin O’Reilly are suing INM/Mediahuis as well as Leslie Buckley over the alleged leaking and ‘interrogation’ of their personal data in 2014. Photograph: iStock

Mediahuis Ireland, formerly known as Independent News & Media (INM), has lost an application to stall a High Court case taken against it by former(...)

 Attorney General Paul Gallagher: Some legal colleagues believe he was unwise to continue representing former Independent News & Media directors after becoming Attorney General. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

When Paul Gallagher became Attorney General for the second time last year, he was one of the highest-paid barristers in the Four Courts with annual fe(...)

Paul Gallagher is serving as Attorney General for his second time, having started when the coalition Government was being formed in June,  2020.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has defended Attorney General Paul Gallagher, saying he has full confidence in him following controversy over the fact that M(...)

Former taoiseach Enda Kenny is joining the firm as a non-executive director  to ‘provide guidance on its future strategic direction’.

The former taoiseach, Enda Kenny, has agreed to join the board of Heneghan Strategic Communications, the lobbying and public relations agency run by N(...)

Ian Drennan of the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement  is often at pains to point out that the organisation’s work is not just about the headline-grabbing fighting of white collar crime. File photograph: The Irish Times

Company law watchdog the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) was this week lined up by Ministers for a reboot. The Government will (...)

Ian Drennan, the Director of Corporate Enforcement,  said that Cabinet’s approval of the proposed Bill is a ‘timely development’. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

The Government says it is pressing ahead with plans to set up a new beefed-up white-collar crime agency and it intends to publish proposed new laws to(...)

Ian Drennan, director of the Office of Director of Corporate Enforcement. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The State’s corporate watchdog has received just two extra Garda detectives out of six that it requested from the force almost a year ago to help dea(...)

The Opposition will seek to ram home key messages that the Coalition is uninterested in fairness, the welfare of vulnerable groups, and is unnecessarily opening up people to economic hardship. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

As far as sweeteners to a bitter pill go, having another €3.5 billion to throw at taxpayers is no bad thing. Unfortunately for the Coalition, amid the(...)

INM’s chairman at the time, Leslie Buckley, who stood down in 2018, claimed that the purpose of the data search was for a cost-cutting exercise within the business. File Photograph: The Irish Times

Data breached at Independent News & Media (INM) in 2014 may have contained a “significant volume” of information obtained by journalists, includin(...)

Thomas Leysen, chairman of Mediahuis, which bought INM in 2019.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Independent News & Media has signalled its interest in exploratory talks over legal claims lodged following the data breach scandal that rocked th(...)

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