Mr Justice Michael White said it was a ‘very unfortunate situation’ where a woman who had been assisting her friend with childcare became the subject of a violent assault by that same friend. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A woman who sat on top of another woman and punched her in a row outside a Dublin school over the collection of children must pay €21,000 damages to h(...)

Each set of divorce proceedings fits somewhere on a spectrum between civility and acrimony and each couple’s experience of the courts depends on the choices they make about their approach. Divorce cases can take less than five minutes or more than five years. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

It’s 20 years since Ireland voted for divorce. An Irish Times series, Divorced Ireland, explores the effects of that vote on Irish life, then (...)

A financial institution must show it is not signed up to a ‘mortgage to rent’ scheme, and is only operating a pilot scheme, if it is to succeed in its claim to repossess a couple’s home, the High Court ruled.

A financial institution must show it is not signed up to a “mortgage to rent” scheme, and is only operating a pilot scheme, if it is to succeed in its(...)

Dublin Bus Driver Valentin Ticu at the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins.

A driver with Dublin Bus has been awarded €49,000 damages after a High Court judge found he was assaulted and wrongfully arrested by a Garda who “lost(...)

Helen Noble (42), of Killballyowen, Aughrim, Co Wicklow has settled her High Court action. Photograph: Courts Collins

A woman who claimed she suffered chronic carbon monoxide poisoning due to an alleged oil leak from the turbo charger of her brand new BMW Mini Clubman(...)

Former detective voluntarily retired from the force on the advice of his heart specialist to quit for reduction of stress purposes on completion of 30 years service. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Armed detectives continued a high-speed chase of a getaway car despite believing they had been shot at, eventually arresting two gunmen, a High Court (...)

John Delaney: one of the individuals being sued

The Football Association of Ireland wants the High Court to order US judge John McCarthy III, a former owner and chairman of Limerick FC, to provide s(...)

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(...)

An action by an Irish school teacher against Twitter International alleging she was subject of “grossly defamatory and offensive sexually related pictures and tweets” has been resolved at the High Court

An action by an Irish school teacher against Twitter International alleging she was subject of “grossly defamatory and offensive sexually related pict(...)

MrJustice Michael White: granted the Irish Aviation Authority liberty to issue proceedings against the trade union Impact

A legal bid is to be made in the High Court on Friday to prevent a threatened strike by air traffic controllers in Ireland. Mr Justice Michael White t(...)