The Central Mental Hospital in Dundrum. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

(...) “insanity” has just a fraction of the capacity required for inpatients, a court has heard. Fergal Foley BL(...)

Retired judge Mr Justice Joseph Finnegan has agreed to act as mediator in the long running legal dispute between the family of businessman Sean Quinn and State-owned Irish Bank Resolution Corporation over liability for loans of €2.34 billion.

(...) the Commercial Court Mr Justice Robert Haughton was told by Eoin O’Shea, for the Quinns, that the(...)

Ms Justice Tony Hunt said there was no practice or policy operating in the Special Criminal Court with respect to sums required for admitting accused persons to bail.

(...) there was no practice or policy operating in the Special Criminal Court with respect to sums required(...)

The Special Criminal Court heard gardaí found two packages containing tightly-folded paper wrapped in clingfilm that were allegedly communications from prisoners in Portlaoise Prison on a coffee table in a front room where the seven men were gathered.

Seven Dublin men have been cleared of IRA membership by the Special Criminal Court after the DPP(...)

Ms Justice Margaret Heneghan remanded the man in continuing custody and adjourned sentencing until July 13th. Photograph: Collins Courts

(...) his now 43-year-old victim, pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to two counts of rape and two(...)

 An explosion rocks Syrian city of Kobane.  Russia and China are currently preventing the situation in Syria being referred to the International Criminal Court by the UN Security Council.   Photograph: Gokhan Sahin/Getty Images

Since its establishment in 2002, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has aspired to end impunity(...)

The funeral of biker Andrew O’Donoghue in Murroe, Co Limerick. Photograph: Brian Gavin Press 22

(...) before a special sitting of Limerick District Court, charged in connection with a shooting the following(...)

‘I was warned that a lot of responsibility comes with writing to a prisoner because in many cases that’s all they have’: Angel Cullinane, who writes to and receives letters from a prisoner on death row. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...) get three of the charges dropped. He is on his last appeal, and will represent himself in court. ‘No(...)

When the Garda watchdog raised the issue with Garda Headquarters, recommending fingerprinting be used to confirm the identity of those arrested, it was ignored. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) and came to light after a man was summonsed to appear in court in a(...)

People gather at the Martin Luther King Jr Civic Center Park to mourn the loss of the six Irish students who died in an early Tuesday morning balcony collapse in Berkeley, California. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images 3:04

(...) celebrate a special Mass at the Pro Cathedral in Dublin at 6pm on Saturday. Special service In Dublin(...)