The president of the High Court found Luke O’Reilly’s knowledge as to the council’s possible liability in his case arose no later than October 20th, 2010. The time limit started to run from this date and so his case against the council was statute-barred, he said. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man who lost a leg in a traffic incident which he claimed may have been partly caused by muck and grit on a bad road cannot join the local council a(...)

Crew member Paul O’Connell’s family with daughter Leah in the foreground pictured on the LÉ Niamh’s return  from humanitarian and search-and-rescue operations in the Mediterranean, to Haulbowline Naval Base, Cork. Photograph Daragh McSweeney/Provision

An army medic who helped deliver a baby on board the LE Niamh in the middle of the Mediterranean sea on Friday spoke of his immense pride at being inv(...)

The site is   close  to Swords, Dublin Airport and Airside Retail Park

A high-quality development site with full planning permission for five detached houses alongside Roganstown Golf and Country Club about 6.5km from Swo(...)

Educate Together chief executive Paul Rowe

Educate Together is taking legal advice on admissions regulations from the Department of Education which “could be discriminatory”. It says hun(...)

 Despite having the   largest population Dublin city has only been ranked sixth in a measure of  fast food outlets based on the size of population. Dublin city has   six McDonald’s branches.

Swords, a relatively prosperous area with a large youth population, ranks as Ireland’s fast food capital, according to a study by the online doctor se(...)

The Starry Kitchen in Drumcondra was one of 14 food outlets to be served with a closure order in May. Image via Google street maps.

Fourteen food businesses were forced to close by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) in May. This is the highest number of closures in one mo(...)

Irish-based ASL Aviation Group is rebranding its four Irish and European airlines. The group, whose head offices are in Swords, Co Dublin, is rebrandi(...)

 Lillian Maguire and Raymond Maguire speaking to media outside Dublin Circuit Court  after Eric Wansboro (27) received a eight-and-a-half year jail sentence for dangerous driving, causing the death of their daughter Sinead. Photograph: Court Collins.

A man who was banned from the road after his dangerous driving caused the death of a back seat passenger and injured another passenger has received a(...)

Anthony Dignam was told in the High Court that he cannot now sue over the effects of seeing his wife allegedly sit in a chair for three days before getting a hospital bed. Photo: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

A widower’s legal action for alleged psychological distress caused by watching his wife spend three days in a chair in a hospital emergency department(...)

The Wright Venue nightclub, which denied liability in a full defence to Aoife Lamb’s claim, alleged she  fell to the ground and that a second woman went to help her but fell over her as she lay on the floor. Photograph: The Wright Venue website

A 24-year-old telesales operative whose right ankle was broken when a woman fell over her at a Co Dublin disco has been awarded €20,000 damages in the(...)