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 (...)

The High Court has approved a Personal Insolvency Arrangement (PIA) for a retired businessman who has liabilities of €10m.In what is believed to be th(...)

Playboy Enterprises International must clarify parts of its claim against an Irish based entertainment website over alleged breach of copyright in pub(...)

The High Court has ruled that a former secondary school chaplain cleared of having a sexual relationship with a student must pay 75 per cent of the legal costs of an unsuccessful bid to be restored to the chaplaincy position. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A former secondary school chaplain cleared of accusations of having a sexual relationship with a student must pay 75 per cent of the legal costs of an(...)

Two English language schools catering for non-EU students have succeeded in their legal challenge against new Government accreditation requirements.Ac(...)

The young pregnant woman taken off life support following a High Court decision last Friday was buried today in a cemetery following requiem Mass

The young pregnant woman taken off life support following a High Court decision last Friday was buried on Monday in a cemetery following requiem Mass.(...)

The High Court was satisfied it was in the best interests of the unborn child to authorise, at the discretion of the medical team, the withdrawal of life support.

Life support for the brain-dead pregnant woman at the centre of this week’s High Court case has been withdrawn. It is understood life support was swit(...)