Gorse Hill in Killiney. Bank of Ireland wants to sell Gorse Hill, which is valued at more than €5 million

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Mary Patricia cannot, arising from their bankruptcy, defend a bank’s action aimed at preventing them tr(...)

Brian O’Donnell  with his son Blake. The adult O’Donnell children lost their claim that they owned Gorse Hill. Photograph: Courts Collins

A High Court judge has been asked to prevent retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell contesting a bank’s bid to prevent him trespassing on his former fami(...)

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell with his son Blake and daughter Alexandra. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The family of retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell, the Gorse Hill one, were in court again this week. The official overseeing his bankruptcy secured per(...)

 Ian Bailey leaves the High Court recently after losing his case over Garda conduct. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien, journalist Ian Bailey, solicitor Brian O’Donnell and the family of businessman Seán Quinn – a new law term b(...)

File photograph of Blaise, Blake and Alexandra  O’Donnell. File photograph: Collins Courts

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell’s adult children face questioning in court over a number of valuable gifts given to them by their parents. These in(...)

The Government and health authorities pledged to close unsuitable “congregated settings” within a seven-year period. Photograph: Getty Images

Government plans to move up to 4,000 people with intellectual disabilities out of outdated institutions within a six-year period are likely to take de(...)

Number 1 Sorrento Terrace has spectacular views of Dublin Bay and is situated on the area’s most exclusive coastal strip 4:10

Dublin’s most expensive residential home – Number 1 Sorrento Terrace, Dalkey – has been sold. The high profile end-of-terrace property with spectacula(...)

Mr Justice Brian McGovern: said proceedings were ‘part of a wider co-ordinated campaign by the O’Donnell family’ to frustrate the bank and receiver from disposing of Gorse Hill. Photograph: Will Oliver

A legal bar on the sale of retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell’s former family home should be lifted, the High Court has ruled. Two lis pendens –(...)

Brian O’Donnell  outside the Four Courts  after a High Court hearing. Photograph: Courts Collins

A judge will have to decide whether solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Mary Patricia may proceed with a counter-claim over Bank of Ireland’s tresp(...)

 Jerry Beades (55),  Richmond Avenue, Fairview, Dublin,  is accused of parking in a manner that obstructed traffic at Richmond Avenue, and failing to give identity information, on November 14th last year. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

After six court hearings, campaigner Jerry Beades has indicated he is pleading not guilty to charges of obstructing traffic and failing to give his de(...)