The judge rejected claims that funding for the purchase of the house came from a tow truck business Christy Russell claimed to operate. He was also satisfied the income from such a business was not consistent with Mr Russell’s lifestyle, which included a Florida cruise and a €38,000 extension to the house. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The home of the wife of Christy Russell, a man described by a judge as having “extensive links” to people involved in the “upper levels of crime”, was(...)

Mr Justice George Birmingham said women  in a more difficult position after Medical Defence Union’s decision to end involvement in two actions

The Medical Defence Union’s decision to end its involvement in two actions against a cosmetic surgeon who died bankrupt, has left two women who were (...)

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(...)

 Christine Connolly, of Shrewsbury Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.Photograph: Collins Courts

The wife of discharged bankrupt developer Larry O’Mahony has secured court orders allowing the family living expenses of €9,000 a month, out of som(...)

Mr Justice Birmingham: said reports from Dean Russell’s accountants were based on what they had been told by Mr Russell himself

The Criminal Assets Bureau has secured freezing orders from the High Court over three properties belonging to a Dublin man it alleges has “a prolonged(...)

Mr Justice George Birmingham said it would have been “a dereliction of duty” on the part of the HSE had it permitted the child, at this point, to return with her mother to Romania. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A High Court judge has refused to overturn orders permitting a one-year-old Roma baby girl to remain in HSE care after noting “deeply disturbing” evid(...)

The young woman who was found in O’Connell Street, Dublin, last month. Photograph: Eric Luke

A woman found in a distressed state by gardaí on O’Connell Street in Dublin last month has been identified as a 25-year-old Australian who was staying(...)

The handout photo issued by the Garda Press Office of a missing woman who was later identified as a 25-year-old Australian.

The young woman found wandering and in a confused and distressed state by gardaí in Dublin City centre last month is to remain in HSE care for at leas(...)

The High Court has ordered an inquiry into the legality of orders keeping a one year old Roma baby in the care of the HSE when its mother wants to bring the child home to Romania.

The High Court has ordered an inquiry into the legality of orders keeping a 1- year-old Roma baby in the care of the HSE when its mother wants to brin(...)

Mr Justice George Birmingham has granted An Garda Síochána permission to release information about a teenage girl who they have been unable to identify.

The High Court has granted An Garda Síochána permission to release information about a teenage girl who they have been unable to identify.The girl, be(...)