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(...)

 Mr Justice William McKechnie rejected arguments put forward at the Court of Criminal Appeal for continuing bail.

A Dublin teenager, whose six-year prison sentence for attempted murder was deferred last month, will go to jail tomorrow following a failed app(...)

A file photograph of Independent TD Michael Lowry. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

A judgment for €650,000, plus costs, which was granted last year against Tipperary North TD Michael Lowry has been vacated on consent at the Hi(...)

Financial Services Ombudsman Bill Prafiska: the views taken by some of the Irish courts had “absolutely no international backing”. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

The Financial Services Ombudsman has criticised “incoherence” in High Court decisions and called for “consistent” rulings in cases dealing with review(...)

Michael Lowry has been told he will be awarded only a third of his costs by the tribunal

The Moriarty tribunal will not be asking any witness that appeared before it to contribute towards the tribunal’s own costs, its chairman, Mr Justice (...)