The Master of the High Court acted outside his powers when he sought to refer a case involving €3 million worth of mortgages to the DPP, a High Court (...)

A Bank of Ireland sales manager with an “exemplary record” who was dismissed for “gross misconduct” over “inappropriate” and pornographic emails sent from his personal bank email has won a six year battle for his reinstatement.   Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins.

A Bank of Ireland sales manager with an “exemplary record” who was dismissed for “gross misconduct” over “inappropriate” and pornographic emails sent (...)

A locator map showing Tinode, Blessington, in Co Wicklow where a court has ordered the demolition of a wooden chalet. Image: Google maps

An order for demolition of the wooden chalet home of a young family in Blessington, Co Wicklow built in “gross” breach of planning laws has been grant(...)

Two men died and several others were seriously injured when a section of a wall collapsed at Connacht Gold Co-Op Society’s DIY and Garden Centre at Athlone Road, Longford in 2013.

Two companies and an engineer must indemnify the operators of a DIY shop in Co Longford which was the scene of a fatal accident in 2013 after a wall c(...)

Ms Justice Mary Irvine: Disagreed there was a sound evidential basis for the High Court finding the delay was excusable. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Sisters of Charity have won a court order halting an action against them alleging they are vicariously liable for the alleged rape and sexual assa(...)

A separate action against Michael Fingleton, involving a claim by State-owned Irish Bank Resolution Corporation for up to €6 billion over losses suffered by the Society, is proceeding on a date yet to be fixed.

A legal action against four former directors of the Irish Nationwide Building Society over alleged “wholly unlawful” delegation of powers of the boar(...)

Judge said he was “astounded” a more rapid reaction to initiate legal proceedings by Tulisa Contostavios did not take place. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

X Factor judge and singer Tulisa Contostavios has been refused permission to bring defamation proceedings against the Irish Sun newspaper arising from(...)

A legal action against four former directors of the Irish Nationwide Building Society over the alleged “wholly unlawful” delegation of powers of the Board of the Society to its former CEO Michael Fingleton has settled, the Commercial Court has heard. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A legal action against four former directors of the Irish Nationwide Building Society over the alleged “wholly unlawful” delegation of powers of the B(...)

Ruling by a four to three majority on the use of evidence in criminal trials is considered hugely significant.

A hugely significant majority Supreme Court decision today has introduced a new rule concerning the admissibility of evidence in criminal trials. A de(...)

Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns. He made various directions, including for the advertisement of the petition seeking the sale, and returned the matter for hearing on June 5th

A proposal for the transfer and sale of some 1.3 million general insurance policies held mainly by UK-based customers of Quinn Insurance Ltd (QIL) to(...)