The judge accepted it was a matter of public interest and that there appeared to be no intention to interfere with the trial.

Independent Newspapers has been fined €111,000 for contempt of court over the publication of an article which led to the collapse of a rape trial. Ms(...)

Judge told jury he was going to discharge them because of ‘unprecedented media coverage’ in the ‘Irish Independent’ over the weekend.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A rape trial in the Central Criminal Court has collapsed as a result of reports published at the weekend in the Irish Independent newspaper. One art(...)

In the capital, the newspaper forces were more or less evenly divided.The Irish Times and the Daily Express were unionist.

On Easter Saturday 1916, as both the Irish News and the Derry Journal reported with evident approbation, an enthusiastic crowd witnessed a military de(...)

Eddie Holt, who has died aged 60, was an award-winning columnist, an astute critic and a much respected university lecturer in journalism. His lifelo(...)

 Minister of State at the Department of Social Protection  Kevin Humphreys. Mr Humphreys said he was ‘quite concerned’ over an advertisment by the Irish Postmasters Union that included a request for personal public service (PPS) numbers.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Irish Postmasters Union (IPU) has been warned by the Department of Social Protection that it may have broken social welfare legislation.The union (...)

Ed McCann joined Independent News and Media in 2003

Ed McCann has been appointed as the new group managing editor of Independent News and Media in place of Michael Denieffe, who is retiring after 45 yea(...)

William Martin Murphy: didn’t play golf

Last night a small plaque was due to be unveiled to one of this country’s most forward-thinking and successful entrepreneurs; a nationalist patriot, a(...)