John Gilligan, who was not in court, was released from prison last year after serving 17 years for drug dealing. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on applications by John Gilligan and his wife Geraldine for legal aid to cover the costs of a forensic account(...)

Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman described Ronan  Cunningham’s driving on the night of the collision as being “not jut dangerous” but “hideous”. Photograph:Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A man who drank some eight pints before driving down the wrong lane of a dual carriageway, where he crashed and killed a man, has been jailed for thre(...)

A three-judge Court of Criminal Appeal, comprising Mr Justice Frank Clarke, presiding, and sitting with Mr Justice Michael Moriarty and Mr Justice Michael White, yesterday dismissed Edward Piotrowski’s  appeal against conviction.

A man has lost his appeal against his conviction for the rape and sexual assault of a woman.Edward Piotrowski (48), told his victim during the two-and(...)

Sylvia Deehan (above) has today had a damages claim dismissed at the High Court. The claim was for injuries she said she sustained after being knocked down at an Ann Summers lingerie party held at a Dublin pub. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The High Court has dismissed a woman’s damages claim for injuries she said she sustained after being knocked down at an Ann Summers lingerie pa(...)

 Noel and Rosemary Rice, of Mill Road, Dundalk, Co Louth, leaving   today after the opening day of a High Court action for damages against Dundalk Town Council and Louth County Council. Photograph: Collins

A couple who claim their home was flooded after being stuck by “a mini tsunami” have sued Louth County Council and Dundalk Town Council for damages.No(...)

Mr Justice George Birmingham has granted An Garda Síochána permission to release information about a teenage girl who they have been unable to identify.

The High Court has granted An Garda Síochána permission to release information about a teenage girl who they have been unable to identify.The girl, be(...)

A teenage girl found abandoned in Dublin city centre who is believed to be a victim of human trafficking has brought a High Court challenge to a HSE proposal to place her in a non-secure care facility.

A teenage girl found abandoned in Dublin city centre who is believed to be a victim of human trafficking has brought a High Court challenge to a HSE p(...)

Mr Justice George Birmingham today said the appropriate amount of damages that former accountant Bernard Delaney must pay Sinead McCarthy Garofalo for the abuse he inflicted on her throughout her childhood was ¤450,000.

The High Court has awarded €450,000 in damages to a woman whose life “was ruined” by a man who sexually assaulted her over a 10-year period.Mr Justice(...)

Sinéad McCarthy Garofalo  leaving court yesterday after giving evidence. Photograph: Collins

A woman has told the High Court her life “was ruined” and her childhood “stolen” by a man who sexually abused her over 10 years. Mr Justice George Bir(...)

High rents were “a significant problem” for fashion retailer A-Wear with rent at its Grafton Street store in central Dublin accounting for 28 per cent of its revenues, according to counsel. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The fashion retailer A-Wear, which employs 350 staff, has entered interim examinership in an attempt to force its landlords to reduce rents at its mor(...)