Judge Jacqueline Linnane of the  CIrcuit Court: Last year she claimed  €250.46 in expenses. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Courts Service said judicial expenses had fallen by 30 per cent over the past six years, despite the number of judges rising from 131 in 2006 to (...)

Judge Jacqueline Linnane said some addresses given  were of little use to clients since they were invariably accountants’ offices. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A judge has told financial institutions they will have to provide real people, and not just faceless voices at the end of a call-centre phone, to deal(...)

Accident and Emergency Department at Beaumont Hospital. Photograph: David Sleator.

A gravely ill woman was kept sitting in a chair for three days in the Accident and Emergency Dapartment of Beaumont Hospital and died six days afte(...)

Works by leading Irish artist Gerard Byrne adorn the walls of Irish Embassies around the world. Photograph: David Sleator

Leading Irish artist Gerard Byrne was told by a judge today to pay an arts publisher an eight-year-old debt of €18,387 for the printing of more than 3(...)

Ana Malone (66) of Inver Road, Cabra, Dublin  settled her €38,000 damages claim for defamation against Woodies DIY Limited after a Circuit Civil Court hearing. Photograph:  Courts Collins

A 66-year-old woman, who claimed she had been wrongly accused of not paying for a bucket and mop, on Tuesday settled her €38,000 damages claim for def(...)

A judgment for unpaid rent has been granted against a couple whose assets were frozen following allegations that gold they had sold to a bullion dealer mysteriously turned to worthless copper plate overnight. Photograph: AFP

A judgment for unpaid rent has been granted against a couple whose assets were frozen following allegations that gold they had sold to a bullion deale(...)

Jennifer Fitzgerald, of Xanadu, Sorrento Road, Dalkey. Photograph: Collins Courts

Artist and former international model Jennifer Fitzgerald is to challenge in the High Court the granting by the Circuit Civil Court of a repossession (...)

Thomas Byrne was struck off the solicitors roll in 2008 after it emerged he had taken out multiple mortgages on properties and used client funds to finance a lavish lifestyle. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Convicted solicitor Thomas Byrne lied about his identity five years ago so he could lease a Dublin city centre restaurant, a judge heard today.Barrist(...)

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A 61-year-old carer, who was injured when she fell off the toilet of her Shankill, Co Dublin, home, has been awarded almost €28,000 damages in the Cir(...)

Marian Gale’s boutique in Donnybrook. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A judge has set the rent for the 1,540 square foot Marian Gale boutique at The Mall, Donnybrook, Dublin, at €30 per square foot or just over €46,000 a(...)