Senator Ivana Bacik with Safe Ireland researcher Simone George and chief executive Sharon O’Halloran at the launch of The Lawlessness of the Home report. The study’s recommendations include making domestic violence a crime, ensuring consistency in the application of the law and making “pockets of good practice” the norm. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The courts need more resources to deal with cases of domestic violence, former Supreme Court judge(...)

The Japan Tobacco group has initiated action against the Government in the High Court to block the introduction of plain cigarette packs. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire.

The Japan Tobacco group has initiated action against the Government in the High Court to block the(...)

 Jules Thomas and Ian Bailey pictured leaving the Four Courts earlier this month. Photograph: Collins.

(...) with her husband, Chris Farrell and their five children from Glanmire near Cork city following their(...)

Deputy Alan Shatter TD: “The timeframe is gone. So we’re into the lifetime of the next government, and there’s no guarantee what the composition of that government will be.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

(...) from the Children and Family Relationships Bill is a “breach of faith” with the Supreme Court. Mr(...)

 Graham Dwyer. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...) medium-security jail in Dublin that houses male sex offenders and killers of women and children, the(...)

Inherent in the failings of our legal system is a culture that often treats domestic violence as a nuisance rather than a crime. Photograph: John Gomez/Getty

(...) thing. It shows that our legal system at every level is failing women and children who are living with(...)

If newsworthiness is that hard to define quality that makes a story worth telling, what was it about Elaine O’Hara that deemed her so much less newsworthy than other Irish women who have disappeared?

(...) measured language of the daily court reports, was difficult, sometimes shattering. Now we know the things(...)

Robin Stevens, who was once a boarder at Cheltenham Ladies College, grew up reading both classic school and crime fiction. But while her books are enormous fun, there’s an acknowledgement of the real world that was absent from most early school stories.

(...) loved, but the gulf between those books and the world occupied by today’s children seems even vaster(...)

(...) minutes away. Fun Family Nights packages at the Carrigaline Court Hotel cost from €115 for one night for(...)

The relationship between Graham Dwyer and Elaine O’Hara was unlike any relationship ever seen in an Irish court, and it revealed more about the two than either had ever told their loved ones. 1:42

(...) an Irish court, and it revealed more about the two than either had ever told their loved ones. On(...)