The potential amount to be earned from providing in-car data services, entertainment, and advertising could be as high as $750 billion  by 2030. Photograph: Getty Images/Ikon Images

Twenty-five gigabytes. That’s how much data is generated by a “connected” car every hour that it’s in use. To put that in perspective, that’s enough d(...)

The Jessbrook Equestrian Centre, built by convicted drug trafficker John Gilligan beside his home. Photograph: Alan Betson

Jessbrook, the former home of convicted criminal John Gilligan has been declared “sale agreed”, eight months after it went up for sale with what was s(...)

Most exhumations take place due to environmental reasons. Graveyards becoming flooded or geologically unsound are the most common reasons for moving remains. Photograph: Getty Images

The exhumation of bodies involves a complex application process, and is only allowed in the rarest of circumstances. Most exhumations take place due (...)

In the case of the Hawe family, it was the total absence of warning signs that ensured the father would be the reporters’ focus. His sheer ordinariness and apparent decency were a legitimate part of that focus. Photo credit : Hawes/Coll families/PA Wire

A common delight of journalism is the anonymous social media poster raging at you to “just do your job”. Has anyone considered what that means, say, i(...)

Joe O’Reilly was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison in 2007. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Joe O’Reilly is to seek permission from the Supreme Court to appeal an unsuccessful attempt to have his conviction declared a miscarriage of justice. (...)

Joe O’Reilly arriving at the Central Criminal Court, Dublin, in 2007. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Joe O’Reilly’s bid to have his conviction for murdering his wife declared a miscarriage of justice has been dismissed by the Court of Appeal prior to (...)

Joe O’Reilly was convicted in July 2007 by a jury and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife at their home in the Naul, Co Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment on whether Joe O’Reilly can apply to have his conviction for murdering his wife declared a miscarriage of ju(...)

Joe O’Reilly being taken away from Swords District court after being charged with the murder of his wife Rachael O’Reilly in 2006. Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

The State’s application to dismiss wife killer Joe O’Reilly’s murder appeal will be heard next March. O’Reilly was convicted in July 2007 by a (...)

In July 2007 Joe O’Reilly was  sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife at their home in the Naul, Co Dublin. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

The State is to bring an application to dismiss an appeal brought by Joe O’Reilly to have his conviction for murdering his wife declared a miscarria(...)

Last year’s Irish Junior Cup finalists Lisnagarvey lost 2-1 to Belfast Harlequins. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne

It’s as you were at the top of the Leinster first division after UCD, Railway Union and Loreto all maintained their unbeaten records on Saturday, Rail(...)