Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman, writing in 1985, said: “The content of that statement was grossly defamatory.”  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Current Supreme Court judge Adrian Hardiman threatened to sue government press secretary Peter Prendergast following a row over an RTÉ radio intervie(...)

Lord Gowrie (centre) speaks in Dublin at the National Museum, alongside Charles  Haughey and  Dr Pat Wallace

Irish diplomats were warned by a member of Margaret Thatcher’s cabinet about blanket eavesdropping on their communications with Dublin during the talk(...)

Retired High Court judge Barry White   retired last year after a 12-year judicial career in which he presided over some of Ireland’s most high-profile murder trials. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Retired High Court judge Barry White needs to return to work as a barrister “due to economic necessity” but is being blocked by the barristers’ repres(...)

Ms Justice Isobel Kennedy ruled last week Anglea Kerins is entitled to certain categories of documents used by the PAC

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is to appeal against a High Court order directing it to disclose certain documents to former Rehab chief exec(...)

Left, The Adelphi Club, Belfast (1783), Joseph Wilson. Private collection

When Richard Robinson died in 1794, it was said that the former archbishop of Armagh had converted his see “from an unsightly crowd of mud cabins i(...)

Former president and UN secretary-general’s special envoy on climate change Mary Robinson (right) with Tánaiste Joan Burton. Photograph: Barbara Lindberg

Harry McGee Political Correspondent It was possibly the strangest St Valentine’s Day wooing in recent Irish political memory but the unexpected declar(...)

David Gunning: his counsel told the High Court that he had turned the company around despite the crisis and was entitled to his performance-related pay.

The former chief executive of forestry company Coillte has launched a legal action to recover performance-related bonus payments totalling €299,000 wh(...)

David Norris: one of the government’s strategies was a plan to persuade the court he was “not a ‘victim’ because he has never been prosecuted or questioned by the police”. Photograph: David Sleator

The government conceded in an internal memorandum in 1984 that a finding against it under European law in the David Norris case “seems unavoidable”, (...)

Angela Kerins (right), former Rehab Group chief: The PAC, her counsel said, had “acted beyond its remit”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Three large cardboard boxes filled with ring-binders were wheeled into court number nine of the High Court at 2pm yesterday. Through the handle of the(...)

An ad for AirBnB in a New York Subway station. Photograph: Andrew Renneisen/New York Times

Refund rigmarole over Airbnb cancellation In the middle of July, John Rogers booked a room in a B&B in Mullingar through Airbnb for the fo(...)