Last week Irish Water announced 46 per cent of households had paid their water charge bills.

Irish Water needs a compliance rate of just over 50 per cent to make the figures “stack up”, Minister for State Kathleen Lynch has said. Referring to(...)

A Tusla report has found that some child protection managers are not satisfied that high-risk children can be kept safe. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Six out of 17 Tusla child protection area managers have said they are not satisfied that all children at highest risk in their areas can be kept safe(...)

Former chairman and chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank Seán FitzPatrick. Photograph: Eric Luke

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Revenue was seeking payment of Deposit Interest Retention Tax (Dirt) on accounts designated non-resident that were (...)

Aoife Maguire (63), Bernard Daly (pictured, 67)  and Tiarnan O’Mahoney (56)  have been charged with trying to hide accounts from Revenue. They have pleaded not guilty. Photograph:  Court Collins

Anglo Irish Bank paid more than €3.1 million in settlement of a Deposit Interest Retention Tax (Dirt) bill after an audit by revenue in 2003, the tria(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank official Aoife Maguire, who has pleaded not guilty to deceiving the Revenue between 2003 and 2004, at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on Tuesday. Photograph: Court Collins.

The head of the IT department at Anglo Irish Bank has said an IT log in code should not have been used to change the address on one of the accounts at(...)

The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice  Susan Denham: transferred cases to Court of Appeal. Photograph: Frank Miller

Some 1,355 cases were transferred from the Supreme Court to the Court of Appeal when it was established in 2014, figures from the Courts Service show.(...)

The Chief Justice Susan Denham: said the “enormous increase” in those in debt seeking bankruptcy themselves indicated people now saw bankruptcy “as providing some protection”.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

There was a dramatic increase last year in the number of people applying to make themselves bankrupt and a 200 per cent increase in repossessions, n(...)

Chief Justice Mrs Justice Susan Denham said the enormous increase in those in debt seeking bankruptcy themselves was “a dramatic turn of events” Photographer: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

There was a dramatic increase last year in the number of people applying to make themselves bankrupt, figures from the Courts Service show. Some 448 p(...)

At the Dublin District Family Court, Judge Rosemary Horgan was told two of the children had missed 12 weeks of school since September. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Three children have been taken into the care of the Child and Family Agency after a social worker found there was little food in their home, no sheets(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank official Tiarnan O’Mahoney at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on Tuesday. Photograph: Court Collins

When Anglo Irish Bank was making a return to Revenue in 2003 related to non-resident accounts, former chairman Sean FitzPatrick raised concerns about (...)