Eric Eoin Marques operated an anonymous web hosting service between July 2008 and July 2013 which was used to share millions of images of child sexual abuse. Photograph: Paddy Cummins

An Irishman described as the world’s largest facilitator of child abuse imagery will be managed as a high-risk sex offender when he returns to Ireland(...)

 Eric Eoin Marques,  pictured at the Four Courts in Dublin in 2013 for a High Court hearing.

An Irishman described as the world’s largest facilitator of child abuse imagery has been sentenced to 27 years in prison by a US Federal Court. Eric (...)

Eric Eoin Marques (36), from Dublin, is to learn his final sentence on September 15th next in Maryland Federal District Court, following eight years of legal proceedings in Ireland and the US. File Photograph: Paddy Cummins/PCPhoto.ie

An Irishman described as the world’s largest facilitator of child abuse imagery is to receive a sentence of up to 27 years in US prison under a deal a(...)

Eric Eoin Marques at the Four Courts, Dublin for a High Court hearing in 2013.

A 33-year-old Dublin man has pleaded guilty in federal court in the United States to conspiracy to advertise child pornography. Eric Eoin Marques, w(...)

Eric Eoin Marques at the Four Courts for a High Court hearing in 2013.

Eric Eoin Marques, the Irish man accused of being the world’s largest facilitator of child pornography has made his first appearance in a US court fol(...)

Dark web: 'I could make you physically sick in minutes by showing you stuff now, but the second or the third or fourth time you see it you can get desensitised.' Illustration: iStock/Getty

A “regular” murder can be arranged for $45,000, while making a victim disappear without a trace costs $60,000. A straightforward crippling is $12,000 (...)

Eric Eoin Marques, accused by FBI agent of being the largest facilitator of child pornography in the world, is escorted intothe Four Courts for an earlier hearing.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge by a man accused of being the world’s biggest facilitator of child pornography aimed at halting his extr(...)

 Aileen Donnelly. Photograph: DAVE MEEHAN

Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly, the High Court judge criticised by Polish media this week after raising concerns regarding the country’s legal system, is (...)

Eric Eoin Marque at  the Four Courts for a High Court hearing in 2013.

The High Court has heard objections to a legal bid by an Irish man, described by the FBI as the world’s ‘largest facilitator of child pornography’, ai(...)

 Eric Eoin Marques is wanted by the US authorities on pornography charges. Photograph: Paddy Cummins

A man accused of being the world’s biggest facilitator of child pornography has made a last-ditch legal bid aimed at halting his extradition to the Un(...)

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