Simon and Christian Stokes, The Commercial Court was told by Simon Stokes that his brother Christian is also prepared to consent to the judgment.

Businessman Jeffrey Stokes, and his wife and son Simon have consented to €14.7 million summary judgment orders being entered against them arising from(...)

The late Justice Anthony Hederman

The legal life of former judge and attorney general Anthony Hederman was a vocation and he had a respect for the Constitution of a country he loved, t(...)

John O’Shea former CEO of GOAL photographed at the funeral of Mr Justice Kevin Feeney at the Sacred Heart Church, Donnybrook, Dublin, today. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The four passions of Justice Kevin Feeney’s life “were family, friendship, work and sport,” recalled President of the High Court Justice Nicholas K(...)

President Michael D Higgins’s signature on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill yesterday, formally brings to an end a key part of the debate that began with the so-called “pro-life amendment” in 1983.

Thirty years after the 1983 referendum set off one of the most acrimonious legal and political sagas since the State was founded – one that led to a l(...)

Former Supreme Court  judge Hugh O’Flaherty: ‘They’re all talking about the X case, but in effect the X case is moot because the girl didn’t have an abortion. She had a miscarriage.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

One of the Supreme Court judges who decided the landmark X case on abortion has said the judgment is “moot” and may not be binding on Government. Hugh(...)

The judges of the Supreme Court: top row, from left, Susan Denham, the chief justice, Frank Clarke, Liam McKechnie and Donal O’Donnell. Bottom row, from left, Nial Fennelly, Adrian Hardiman, John Mac Menamin and John Murray. Illustrations: Eoin Coveney

Thousands of protesters were on the streets of Dublin, demonstrations were taking place at Irish embassies abroad, and newspapers around the world wer(...)

The HSE report concludes there was an overemphasis on the welfare of the unviable foetus and not enough on the gravely ill Savita Halappanavar (31), according to her husband Praveen’s solicitor, Gerard O’Donnell. Photograph:  Julien Behal/PA

Praveen Halappanavar’s solicitor and his medical expert will meet the chairman of the HSE inquiry team looking into his wife’s death later this(...)