The case was brought over the transfer of data to the US by the Irish subsidiary of Facebook

European court online data ruling welcomed

06 Oct The Data Protection Commissioner has welcomed a ruling by the EU's highest court which found that a system enabling data transfers from the European Union to the United States by thousands of companies is invalid.

Pistorius is ten months into his five-year sentence

Pistorius must stay in prison and undergo therapy

06 Oct Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius must undergo psychotherapy, South Africa's parole review board said today after blocking his release from prison just ten months into his five-year sentence for killing his girlfriend.

Coach company pleaded guilty to five charges at Killarney District Court

Kerry coach tour company fined for breaches

06 Oct A Co Kerry coach tour company has been convicted on five charges in relation to tachograph records, allowing insufficient rest period for a driver and causing or authorising a driver to use another driver's card.

30 acres of UCC campus were submerged under water and 29 campus buildings, several student accommodation blocks and a sports complex were damaged in 2009

ESB 60% liable for UCC flood damage

05 Oct The Commercial Court has ruled that the Electricity Supply Board was 60% liable for damage caused to University College Cork's campus from flooding in November 2009.

The matter was heard at a late night sitting of the High Court tonight

Twitter ordered to reveal data on anonymous user

02 Oct A whistleblower who took part in an RTÉ Prime Time programme, and who was allegedly afterwards defamed on social media, has asked the High Court to help direct the unmasking of the anonymous user.

Troy Newman at a prayer event in 2007

Australia to deport anti-abortion activist

02 Oct Controversial American anti-abortion activist Troy Newman will be deported after losing a legal bid to stay in Australia following the immigration minister's decision to revoke his visa.