Independent House, on Talbot Street, Dublin. The State’s corporate watchdog is investigating an alleged operation in INM in 2014 to secretly download the newspaper publisher’s back-up IT tapes to search its email system for information about several prominent individuals. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Nine more people are suing Independent News and Media and its former chairman Leslie Buckley over alleged data hacking. Journalist Sam Smyth, former (...)

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The ODCE will have due regard to the impacts of the pandemic as it examines and adjudicates upon liquidators’ reports.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The State’s corporate watchdog has moved to ease concerns of directors of businesses seeking to trade through financial problems caused by the coronav(...)

The application was brought on behalf of  journalist Sam Smyth, former INM executive Andrew Donagher, PR executives Mark Kenny, Jonathan Neilan, Harriet Mansergh and Jenny Kilroy and media solicitor Simon McAleese. Photograph: iStock

The High Court has deferred consideration of an application for access to documents by a number of people who claim their personal data was compromise(...)

Leslie Buckley, the former chairman of Independent News & Media. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Former Independent News & Media chairman Leslie Buckley has brought an application seeking to have two inspectors withdrawn by the High Court from(...)

Peter Conlon was jailed by a Swiss court after he pleaded guilty to embezzlement of charity donations made through his company

The State’s corporate watchdog is no longer investigating the affairs of the collapsed charities fundraising service Pembroke Dynamic and two related (...)

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Former INM chief executive Gavin O’Reilly, who says that when he learned recently which of his emails had been compromised by the hacking, he felt ‘sick and disgusted’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sensitive private information relating to divorce proceedings, children’s welfare and the personal finances of the former chief executive officer of I(...)

Donal Conway, who will controversially seek re-election to the FAI board

A setting further from the maelstrom that has surrounded the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) following the controversy surrounding John Delaney (...)

Former chairman Leslie Buckley, who stepped down in March 2018, previously claimed the breach was a cost-cutting exercise called Operation Quantum. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The alleged data breach at Independent News & Media, in which thousands of emails from journalists, senior staff and advisers were accessed, was n(...)

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