Last October, Ms Justice Marie Baker said she would order the winding down of work by Shillelagh Quarries on a 3.27- hectare area of the 25-hectare site near Brittas, Co Dublin.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne (stock image).

A quarrying company has been given more time to wind down its operations “in an area of exceptional public amenity”, following a High Court order dir(...)

The High Court has ruled that tenant Michael Doyle is contractually obliged to pay rent to receiver Tom Kavanagh.

Mary Carolan A company director has failed to overturn a direction to pay some €40,000 rent arrears on his south Dublin home to his landlord, a bank(...)

Ms Justice Marie Baker in the High Court will make orders later specifying when winding down work must be done by Shillelagh Quarries Ltd in a 3.27-hectare area at the 25-hectare site near Brittas, Co Dublin, on the north-facing slope of the 465-metre Butter Mountain. Photograph: Shillelagh Quarries Ltd website

A quarrying operation in “an area of exceptional public amenity” must cease, the High Court has ruled. Ms Justice Marie Baker will make orders later s(...)

The DPP opposed the proceedings and argued the man suffered no unfairness in being tried for a fourth time. Photograph: Getty Images

A man can be tried for the fourth time on multiple charges of rape and sexual assault, a judge has ruled. The man, who cannot be identified for legal (...)

The blog had published remarks about Petroceltic’s chief executive, Brian O’Cathain. Photograph: Sara Freund?The Irish Times

The US owner of blogging service, has been directed by the High Court to identify the author of allegedly defamatory material posted abo(...)

 Monica Loughman rehearses for a production of  La Sylphide at the Convention Centre, Dublin in  2012. File Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A High Court injunction, obtained by well-known Irish ballet dancer Monica Loughman against her former business partner, is to remain in place unti(...)

Two sisters have got a High Court order preventing their brother getting power of attorney over the affairs of their father who suffers from dementia

Two sisters have got a High Court order preventing their brother getting power of attorney over the affairs of their father who suffers from dementia(...)

Ms Justice Marie Baker in the High Court said she was satisfied there was a close relationship, and up until the time of her illness, a sexual relationship, entitling the man in the case  to be provided for as a cohabitee. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A 64-year-old man is entitled to 45 per cent of his deceased partner’s €1.41 million estate under civil partnership law despite objections by her thre(...)

Ms Justice Marie Baker said that while death may not be the prisoner’s intended choice it would be the indirect result of the hunger strike  “which if freely made and fully informed must be respected.” Photograph: Collins

The freely made and fully-informed decision of a hunger-striking prisoner to refuse food and medical intervention until death must be respected by the(...)

The plaintiff complained of “considerable overlap” in membership of the boards of various standards bodies.

An action by a management systems trainer alleging the Irish food industry’s accreditation and standards scheme is wrongly focussed on the market and (...)