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(...)

The Four Courts in Dublin. The High Court has lost a number of prominent judges recently and will be further depleted within months. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

More than 15 vacancies are expected to arise on the superior courts in the coming months, giving the Government a rare opportunity to reshape key part(...)

The successful nominees were selected from a list of candidates put forward by the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board.

The Government has nominated senior counsels Marie Baker and Bronagh O’Hanlon and solicitor Max Barrett for appointment by the President to the High C(...)

Judge Kevin Feeney: chairman of the Referendum Commission

Kevin Feeney, a judge of the High Court, who has died at the age of 62, came from a background where high achieving was expected. Fr Charles Davy SJ, (...)

Mr Justice Kevin Feeney:  Ruled on a number of Criminal Assets Bureau cases    and on personal injuries cases. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The sudden death has taken place of Mr Justice Kevin Feeney (61), who collapsed yesterday while in Ballycotton, Co Cork. An expert on defamation and c(...)

The Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) has secured orders freezing about STG £120,000 (€140,000) in a woman’s bank account in Wexford after a judge accep(...)

Conor Byrne from Kilva, Midleton, Co Cork, was just three months short of celebrating his third birthday when the incident happened

A six-year-old boy was yesterday awarded €1.5 million in damages after he lost his right hand in a lawnmower while visiting relatives with his (...)

Some 13 women from Mauritius, Nepal and India who had been working in Ireland as eyebrow threaders have been taken to court by their former emp(...)