Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald and Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan are to bring a memo to Cabinet today with wide-ranging proposals in the area of white-collar crime. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Whistleblowers will be granted immunity from prosecution if they expose financial crimes, the Government is expected to decide. Tánaiste Frances Fit(...)

Protesters say they occupied the Department of Education head office in Dublin to highlight “inaction” regarding allegations of misconduct at University of Limerick (above). File photograph: Google Street View

A group of protesters occupied the Department of Education head office in Dublin on Monday to highlight “inaction” regarding allegations of misconduc(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald appointed the judge to carry out the review of the legislation  in  January after it emerged the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission had accessed the phone records of two journalists. File photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The Department of Justice has said it cannot say precisely when a review by former chief justice Mr Justice John Murray of legislation under which the(...)

Prof Fitzgerald, a clinical academic, has earned wide-spread recognition for his research into platelets and thrombosis in coronary artery disease.
Photograph: UL press office

Prof Des Fitzgerald, a vice-president of UCD and of the country’s highest paid academics, is set to be appointed as the new president of University of(...)

The judiciary contemplated  suing the government over cuts to judges’ pay during the financial crisis. File photograph: Getty Images

The judiciary contemplated taking “the nuclear option” and suing the government over cuts to judges’ pay during the financial crisis, it has emerged. (...)

French authorities issued a European arrest warrant with a view to having Ian Bailey extradited to France over in relation ot the killing of Sophie Tuscan du Plantier. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The move by the French authorities to issue a European arrest warrant with a view to having Ian Bailey extradited to France is a logical consequence o(...)