Jerry Beades told the court he wanted the order set aside and an opportunity to ‘clear his name’. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A legal action brought over the sale of prize-winning cattle belonging to a Co Cork family has been adjourned. More than 1,000 cows and calves belong(...)

People march  during a New Land League protest in Dublin on Tuesday to highlight financial pressures on people from banking and financial institutions. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Dozens of people carrying a coffin and black crosses gathered at a bank and the offices of a subprime lender in Dublin today to raise awareness of dis(...)

On Monday, Jerry  Beades sought an interim order prohibiting the appointment of Mr Justice Peter Kelly to head the State’s third-highest court. After hearing the application, Mr Justice Gilligan in the High Court refused it. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Businessman Jerry Beades wants his challenge aimed at prohibiting the appointment of Mr Justice Peter Kelly as president of the High Court heard by th(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly was nominated as president of the High Court by the Government on Tuesday and is due to be formally appointed next week. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Businessman and anti-eviction activist Jerry Beades has launched a legal challenge against the Government’s decision to nominate Mr Justice Peter Kel(...)

Jerry Beades: “There’s a lot of unanswered questions.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Leinster House was paralysed by gripping indifference on Friday as a tense Seanad election count drove fevered political observers to new heights o(...)

Maíria Cahill has come under pressure in recent days to detail her involvement with the RNU in 2009 and 2010. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Newly elected Labour Party senator Maíria Cahill has asked people to judge her on her record in the Upper House instead of basing their views on alleg(...)

Votes in the Seanad byelection are due to be counted on Friday and Labour Party nominee Maíria Cahill is certain to be elected to the seat vacated by Labour Senator Jimmy Harte. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Maíria Cahill has described her membership of the dissident group Republican Network for Unity (RNU) as a mistake. Ms Cahill, a candidate in the Seana(...)

One of the most obscure events in Irish politics is wrapping up on Thursday, voting in the Seanad byelection. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

One of the most obscure events in Irish politics is wrapping up today, voting in the Seanad byelection. The electorate is a tiny one, limited to the S(...)

Sinn Féin councillor Sinead Burke will contest the Seanad byelection against Labour candidate Máiría Cahill, Fianna Fáil candidate Dr Keith Swanick and Independent Jerry Beades.

Sinn Féin councillor Sinead Burke will contest the Seanad byelection against Máiría Cahill, who is the Labour Party nominee for the seat left vacant b(...)

Videos are being promoted by campaign groups and private citizens determined to show the less savoury and infrequently seen aspects of a modern eviction, which is often accompanied by anguish on the part of those evicted and tussles between sheriffs’ agents and protesters.

Campaign groups are increasingly posting videos of evictions, and attempted evictions, on social media to show the “reality” of modern evictions. Two (...)