Gary Davis, of Johnstown Court, Kilpedder, Co Wicklow,  pictured at the Four Courts for a High Court action. Photograph: Courts Collins

The United States is seeking the extradition of an Irishman whom it claims was an administrator of the Silk Road website which offered anonymity to(...)

Anthony Dignam was told in the High Court that he cannot now sue over the effects of seeing his wife allegedly sit in a chair for three days before getting a hospital bed. Photo: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

A widower’s legal action for alleged psychological distress caused by watching his wife spend three days in a chair in a hospital emergency department(...)

Three men allege they were unlawfully assaulted by gardaí – suffering facial and other injuries –  while participating in an early-morning protest near the Corrib gas refinery in north Mayo on January 19th, 2007. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A verdict is expected on Friday in the actions for damages by three local men over alleged assaults on them by gardaí during a protest against the She(...)

 Sgt Dermot Butler told the High Court that certain protocols applied when a complaint was made about a garda. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A Garda sergeant has told the High Court he did not see any assaults by gardaí on three men during a protest against the Shell Corrib gas refinery in(...)

 Pat and Martin O’Donnell with Patrick Coyle  outside the Four Courts. Photograph: Courts Collins

Mary Carolan A dentist has told the High Court a fisherman attended him with acute pain days after being allegedly assaulted by a garda during a prote(...)

Martin and Pat O’Donnell with Patrick Coyle pictured outside the Four Courts during their High Court action for damages. Photograph:  Courts Collins

A fisherman has told the High Court he suffered “three or four fast ones” to the face from a Garda using closed fists and wearing leather gloves durin(...)

L-R: Martin and Pat O’Donnell with Patrick Coyle  outside the Four Courts  during the opening day of their High Court action for damages. Photograph: Courts Collins

A garda, described as an “accomplished boxer”, punched a man in the face during a protest over the Shell Corrib gas field in Co Mayo, a High Court jur(...)

The US authorities claim the Silk Road website, shut down by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 2013, was an underground website that hosted a “sprawling black market bazaar” on the internet, where items including drugs, firearms and counterfeit money were bought and sold.

An applicaton for the extradition of a Co Wicklow man to face trial in the United States on conspiracy charges arising from his alleged links to a nar(...)

A psychiatric nurse who was injured when boxes of Weetabix breakfast cereal fell on her in a Tesco store has been awarded more than €135,000 in damages. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

A psychiatric nurse who was injured when boxes of Weetabix breakfast cereal fell on her in a Tesco store has been awarded more than €135,000 in damage(...)

The action, supported by the employees’ trade union Mandate, is being heard  at the High Court.  Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

A legal action by 10 employees of B&Q Ireland over the removal of bonuses and allowances could have major implications for many workers. The acti(...)