Hazel O’Kelly,  with photographs of her father  Patrick, who  died in Mid-western Regional Hospital, Limerick,  in November 2005. Photograph:  Liam Burke/Press 22

Hazel O’Kelly came home on October 28th, 2005 to find her father Patrick, a 61-year-old security guard, distressed, incoherent and vomiting.“He was ne(...)

The prisoner was sentenced to 10 years in jail in 2007 after having been convicted of rape and sexual assault.

A convicted rapist has been refused a constitutional inquiry by the High Court into the lawfulness of his detention in the Midlands Prison.Barrister (...)

Patrick Trundle’s insurers had employed detectives to covertly film the victim  while walking her dog, and presented this evidence to suggest she was exaggerating her difficulties. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

Mary Brennan, a golfer who suffered a stroke after being hit on the head by a golf ball, has been awarded just under €275,000 damages today in the Hig(...)

Garda Chief Superintendent Paul Smyth and his brother, businessman Philip Smyth, who claims he risked his life meeting Dublin gangster Martin Cahill (pictured) to help gardaí recover stolen paintings, are entitled to proceed with their action for damages against the Garda Commissioner and State, the High Court has ruled.

Garda Chief Superintendent Paul Smyth and his brother, businessman Philip Smyth, who claims he risked his life meeting Dublin gangster Martin Cahill t(...)

The Garda Representative Association (GRA) has failed to obtain a High Court injunction preventing the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform b(...)

Padraig Hearns was bleeding and stooped over on the side of a street as a result of having earlier been assaulted and punched five or six times in the nose when an incident involving a refuse truck occurred in the early hours of the morning, the High Court heard. Photograph: Reuters

A man who formerly won the Mr Ireland competition has sued for damages alleging he has been left with a brain injury as the result of the wheel of a r(...)

Mr Justice Michael Peart said it was “a tragedy” that Amy Rose McGowan did not get to the Special Olympics and it was a pity her running career had been cut short.

A young woman whose hopes of competing in the Special Olympics were dashed when a fracture to her knee was missed by a hospital has settled her actio(...)

A Dublin-based former security chief for singer Rihanna (above) is taking the pop star to court over an email she sent to him. Photograph: Christopher Polk/Getty Images

Pop singer Rihanna is being sued at the High Court over allegedly making defamatory comments about her former head of security. Dublin-ba(...)

Garda organisations say gardai have always been treated more generously than other public servants because the nature of their duties exposes them to injurious activities. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin “pulled the rug out” during consultations with Garda representative bodies over the i(...)

A full hearing of the student’s High Court action for damages and other orders arising from the clips, which was initiated in January 2012, remains on hold pending the appeals.

An important dispute over whether internet hosting sites have immunity from defamation litigation is to be thrashed out before the Supreme Cour(...)