Prof William Binchy:  co-authored leading text on the torts law. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A leading text on tort law has won a top prize at the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association law book awards. Law of Torts (fourth edition), by Mr Justice (...)

Michael McDowell:  Ireland was about to enter into a three-month period of “inane debate” leading to “largely worthless” European Parliament elections: Photograph: Dara MacDónaill

Former tánaiste Michael McDowell has warned that “elitist eurofederalists” are “firing up the boilers” for one more step towar(...)

The Press Council of Ireland decision to accept the journal.ie as a member augurs well for the future of digital news providers in that it may lead(...)

 Lissadell House in Co Sligo, which is owned by barristers Constance Cassidy  and Edward Walsh.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Sligo County Council could face a legal costs bill of several million euro after the owners of the Lissadell estate won a unanimous Supreme Court r(...)

Members of the Cassidy family; (from left),  Eddie, John, Constance, Eleanor, Jane, Harry and Kate, after their Supreme Court win this morning.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The owners of Sligo’s Lissadell House have secured a Supreme Court ruling that there are no public rights of way across most of four routes through th(...)

Former taoisigh Bertie Ahern and Brian Cowen. Their annual pensions will drop to ¤142,655 when 5 per cent cut is implemented. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

In a front page story in The Irish Times last week Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innova(...)