High Court proceedings arose out of a decision by the Revenue appeals commissioner  that Denis  O’Brien’s home was in Portugal, not Ireland, which meant he was not liable for capital gains tax of €56.8 million on €285 million he received for his shares in Esat. Photograph: Joe St Leger

The ruling by the High Court in relation to Denis O’Brien means that the Revenue Commissioners can ask him questions about his affairs for the 1999/20(...)

The parents of a disabled man have lost their legal battle to have the courts set up a trust to protect a €3 million settlement made to him 14 years ago. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The parents of a disabled man have lost their legal battle to have the courts set up a trust to protect a €3 million settlement made to him 14 years a(...)

Thomas Reid of Hedsor House, Leixlip, Co Kildare, outside the Four Courts on Thursday  after judgment was handed down  in his Supreme Court appeal against an earlier  High Court ruling. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Supreme Court ruling in favour of a farmer whose home and lands the Industrial Development Authority wanted to acquire by way of a compulsory purcha(...)

The Supreme Court has dismissed  an appeal by Eileen  Gunning, formerly of Chrysanthemum Cottage, Blacklion, Greystones, against High Court orders dismissing her case as an abuse of process and restraining her bringing further litigation over the cottage without High Court permission. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A woman’s lengthy legal battle for possession of a cottage near Greystones, Co Wicklow, has been halted by the Supreme Court. The court also made ord(...)

The Portisham at Balbriggan Harbour. Photograph: Geolocation.ws

The Supreme Court has deferred a final decision on an appeal by a man living on a former minesweeper vessel in a Dublin harbour against a ruling it ca(...)

Revenue opposed the appeal to the court following an earlier High Court ruling that had gone in its favour

It was a bad day for the Revenue on Thursday as the Supreme Court ruled that banks and other lenders could leapfrog it in the queue for payment when a(...)

The European Court of Justice  previously found that Ireland had failed to properly transpose into national law, and within time, the provisions of a 1990 directive - the Third Directive - requiring that all passengers in motor vehicles should be covered by the insurance of the driver of that vehicle. File photograph: Marc O’Sullivan/Collins

The Supreme Court has asked the European Court of Justice to decide key issues to establish liability for compensation paid out to a woman injured in (...)

Brian O’Donnell places the  keys of Gorse Hill, which he vacated today, at the desk of Bank of Ireland  chief executive Richie Boucher   at the company’s agm today. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell is planning to take his legal fight over Gorse Hill in Killiney to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).Mr O’Donnell co(...)

Brian O’Donnell and his wife must leave Gorse Hill by noon. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

TIM O’BRIEN A legal bid by retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife aimed at preventing a receiver taking possession of their former family hom(...)

The rear of the house on Windgate Road, Howth where Celine Cawley was found beaten to death. Photograph Collins

The release of convicted killer Eamonn Lillis from Wheatfield Prison has triggered much comment about the length of the sentence which he served, foll(...)