Half of a 76-acre farm owned by a bachelor who died intestate in 2009 must go to a neighbour who worked at substantial underpayment for the deceased for 38 years, the High Court has ruled. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Half of a 76-acre farm owned by a bachelor who died intestate in 2009 must go to a neighbour who worked at substantial underpayment for the deceased f(...)

A commission is inquiring into 38 transactions involving IBRC where there were write-offs of €10 million or more on loans. The transactions include the sale of contracting firm Siteserv to Denis O’Brien’s company, Millington, with a write-off of some €119 million. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A High Court judge has overturned an order dissolving Siteserv, the firm whose sale by State-owned IBRC to a company controlled by businessman Denis O(...)

Since Bord na Móna was set up in 1933 as the Turf Development Board, many thousands of acres of raised bog in the midlands have been harvested (...)

Three people have lost their separate High Court challenges aimed at overturning their convictions for speeding. Mr Justice Michael White ruled none o(...)

A general view of the Bord na Mona Edenderry peat powered power station in Co Offaly. Photograph: PA

An Taisce has secured a court order overturning a planning permission for the continued operation of a Bord na Móna peat-powered power plant near Eden(...)

A national school’s High Court challenge, aimed at overturning the Department of Education’s direction compelling it to enrol a six-year-old boy with severe behavioural difficulties, has been resolved

A national school’s High Court challenge, aimed at overturning the Department of Education’s direction compelling it to enrol a six-year-old boy with (...)

The High Court heard that Francis Lanigan was arrested in January 2013 on foot of a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) in connection with the murder of John Stephen Knocker, who was shot dead in a hotel car park in Dungannon, Co Tyrone on May 31st, 1998. File photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

A 50-year-old man, who is wanted for trial in Northern Ireland in connection with a 1998 murder, has been granted leave by the High Court to bring a (...)

Doctors have been told by a High Court judge they may administer lifesaving treatment to a teenage girl who is refusing to eat any food or drink any f(...)

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 (...)