An agreement has been reached between communications consultant Monica Leech and Independent Newspapers concerning the legal costs of two libel actions, the Supreme Court has heard. Photograph: Collins Court

An agreement has been reached between communications consultant Monica Leech and Independent Newspapers concerning the legal costs of two libel action(...)

The man and woman married in the late 1960s and had a number of children before separating in the mid 1980s and later divorcing.

A settlement of long-running family law proceedings between a now divorced husband and wife, involving a €2m payment to the woman from the sale procee(...)

In proceedings taken by an Irish woman divorced in England, the five-judge court ruled, by four to one, that Irish law does not recognise the validity of a foreign divorce lawfully granted before October 1986 in certain cases

The Supreme Court has called for legislation to enable a uniform approach to recognition of foreign divorces. It follows a ruling that Irish law does (...)

Adam Busby at the Four Courts after he lost his Supreme Court appeal against an order for his extradition to Scotland. Photograph: Collins.

The Supreme Court has dismissed a Scottish separatist’s appeal against an order for his extradition to the UK on terrorism charges.The appeal was brou(...)

A five-judge Supreme Court unanimously has ruled man’s life sentence was not preventive detention.

A man who tried to murder a 10-year-old girl “to see what it was like to kill someone” has lost a Supreme Court appeal against a life sentence imposed(...)

A local residents’ group has asked the Supreme Court to declare that planning decisions relating to a wind farm development on a mountain site at Derrybrien, Co Galway, did not permit the deforestation of more than 115,000 trees.   Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A local residents’ group has asked the Supreme Court to declare that planning decisions relating to a wind farm development on a mountain site at Derr(...)

 Ms Justice Mary Laffoy (left) and Ms Justice Elizabeth Dunne, with President Michael D  Higgins, after their appointment to the Supreme Court, leaving vacancies  at the High Court.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Some 149 people applied for a single vacancy on the District Court last year, new figures show. The annual report of the Judicial Appointments Adviso(...)

Bids from a subsidiary of Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp and Midland Web Printing Ltd, were made for Buzreel Ltd, in liquidation, at just before 4pm.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Denis O’Brien, Ireland’s largest owner of private media assets, made a successful bid yesterday for the company that publishes Buy and Sell, in a proc(...)

An email alleged to have been sent by a member of Sean Quinn’s family within a week of three of the family being found guilty of contempt of court, helped convince the IBRC it should do a deal with  “informants”. Photograph: Collins

An email alleged to have been sent by a member of Sean Quinn’s family within a week of three of the family being found guilty of contempt of court, he(...)

John Gilligan, who was not in court, was released from prison last year after serving 17 years for drug dealing. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on applications by John Gilligan and his wife Geraldine for legal aid to cover the costs of a forensic account(...)