Michael Lowry (centre) with Mar Kare Gustad of Telenor Mobile, Noway, and Denis O’Brien (right), in 1995.  O’Brien plans to float Digicel in New York. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dramatic disclosures about a possible payment to former communications minister Michael Lowry created a secret crisis in the run-up to Denis O’Brie(...)

Margaret and Pat Beirne, parents of Luke Beirne, of Ballinalack, Mullingar, Co Westmeath, leaving the High Court after an interim settlement offer was approved on behalf of their son. Photograph: Collins

A woman has told the High Court of her sadness and disappointment her son has cerebral palsy due to alleged lack of monitoring at a hospital during hi(...)

Luke Yore  outside the High Court. Photograph:  Collins

Temple Street Childrens Hospital has apologised to a seven-year-old boy who sued over neurological damage allegedly suffered while being monitored for(...)

Ruth Carmel Foley (29), of Killoughternane, Bagenalstown, Co Carlow, had, through her mother, Carmel, sued the HSE over the management of her birth at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny in 1986. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A woman with cerebral palsy who claimed she suffered injuries at birth has secured €2.1 million under a settlement of her High Court action against th(...)

John Reilly of Granitefield, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin pictured leaving the Four Courts  after after he was awarded damages by the  High Court. Photograph: Courts Collins

A man who fractured his foot after falling on stairs when returning to a Dublin city centre restaurant after a cigarette break has been awarded €35,25(...)

Figures released by the Courts Service show some judges claimed almost €49,000 more than their colleagues at the same level for travel, subsistence and judicial attire and incidental expenses, in a 12-month period.

There are huge variations in the expenses claimed by judges at all levels, according to figures released by the Courts Service. They show that some ju(...)

Edmund and Karen O’Mahony, from Blarney, Co Cork,   leaving the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins

The parents of a man with locked-in syndrome have told the High Court they have lost confidence in the HSE as a provider of services for their severel(...)

Parents Marie and Paul Reilly, from Shercock, Co. Cavan, leaving court today  after they settled a High Court action on behalf of their daughter, Sarah. Photograph: Collins

A teenage girl who is severely brain damaged, cannot walk or talk, is almost blind and has to be fed through a tube, has secured €5.2 million under a (...)

The court ruled that the trustees of multinational Omega Pharma’s defined benefit pension fund were entitled to seek more than the statutory minimum from the group when it sought to wind the plan up in late 2012

Employers could find it more expensive to wind up their workers’ salary-tied pension plans in the future, experts warned yesterday following a landmar(...)

A three-judge Court of Criminal Appeal, comprising Mr Justice Frank Clarke, presiding, and sitting with Mr Justice Michael Moriarty and Mr Justice Michael White, yesterday dismissed Edward Piotrowski’s  appeal against conviction.

A man has lost his appeal against his conviction for the rape and sexual assault of a woman.Edward Piotrowski (48), told his victim during the two-and(...)