Amazon will appeal a decision to grant a $10 billion defence contract to its rival Microsoft,  following accusations that Donald Trump manipulated the process. Photograph: Tom Brenner/Reuters

Amazon will appeal the Trump administration’s decision to grant a $10 billion (€9 billion) defence contract to its rival Microsoft, accusing the US go(...)

Galway businessman Declan Ganley’s Rivada Networks is behind a plan for the US telecoms sector that is being promoted by former White House deputy chief of staff Karl Rove

AIB is ramping up preparations for its latest sale of toxic debt, code-naming the process Project Alder, with sources suggesting the value of the loan(...)

Minister of State for Defence Paul  Kehoe said  One made a valuable contribution in helping veterans and he and the department strongly supported their efforts. File photograph: Alan Betson

One, the Organisation of National Ex-Service personnel, has expressed gratitude after its annual grant to help with running costs was more than double(...)

Alexanda Kotey (left) and El Shafee Elsheikh: were part of group allegedly responsible for murdering approximately two dozen hostages in Syria.

Relatives of the victims of an Islamic State torture and murder cell known as “the Beatles” have expressed relief that the two remaining members have (...)

Members of the Irish Air Corps arriving to join the search for the Irish Coast Guard helicopter. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Defence Forces were unable initially to assist in Monday night’s medical evacuation mission off the west coast because of a shortage of experience(...)

Early investigations suggest the Mirai malware code primarily used CCTV cameras and digital video recorders made by a Chinese company, Xiongmai, which has flooded the market with cheap, easily hacked IoT devices. Photograph: iStockphoto

“In a relatively short time we’ve taken a system built to resist destruction by nuclear weapons and made it vulnerable to toasters.” That was the pi(...)

US defence officials have said they failed in an attempt to rescue journalist James Foley (pictured) and other hostages in Syria earlier in the summer. Mr Foley was subsequently executed by the Islamic State group, which was documented in a video posted online by them.  Photograph: Louafi Larbi/Reuters.

A secret nighttime military mission authorised by US president Barack Obama to rescue Americans held captive in Syria failed early this summer when a (...)