Martin Corbally: The Medical Council’s Fitness to Practise Committee found him  guilty of poor professional performance on three counts. Photograph:  Collins Photos

A Supreme Court ruling last month has raised major issues for regulation for health professionals in Ireland, with the legislation in question likely (...)

In a High Court decision, Mr Justice Eamon deValera ruled Vincent Thompson was entitled to succeed in his damages claim against Dublin Bus. Dublin Bus was successful in appealing this finding, however. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The Supreme Court has overturned a finding that Dublin Bus breached its statutory duty to provide safe equipment to a bus driver who was injured when (...)

Chief Justice Susan Denham adresses the court as for the first time the Supreme Court sat outside of Dublin. Photograph: Provision

Judicial history was made today when the Supreme Court sat outside Dublin for the first time in its 85-year history.Chief Justice Susan Denham also an(...)

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(...)