Judges Mary Irvine and George Birmingham who were appointed as judges to the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Eric Luke

Nine senior judges have been appointed or promoted in the biggest overhaul of the superior court system in four decades.The Government yesterday anno(...)

A company of developer Johnny Ronan has won its Supreme Court appeal against a ruling the €1.46 million annual rent for Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street must be allowed fall to reflect market rates.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A company of developer Johnny Ronan has won its Supreme Court appeal against a ruling the €1.46 million annual rent for Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Stree(...)

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(...)

 Bewleys Cafe in Grafton Street, Dublin: dispute broke out after the rent came up for a five-yearly review in 2012 and the landlord refused to cut the €1.46 million figure set in 2007.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A company backed by property developer Johnny Ronan is bidding to overturn a High Court ruling that ended up saving Bewley’s C(...)

Music promoter John Reynolds has secured orders requiring Ticketmaster to provide him with information about volume discounts paid on the sale of tickets for five Electric Picnic festivals up to 2013. Photograph: Collins.

Music promoter John Reynolds has secured orders requiring Ticketmaster to provide him with information about volume discounts paid on the sale (...)

McDonald’s on Grafton Street: its Zone A rents have fallen from €10,085 per sq m (€937 per sq ft) to €4,843 per sq m (€450 per sq ft). photograph: alan betson

McDonald’s fast food chain is to have its rent reduced by 47 per cent on Dublin’s Grafton Street less than two we(...)

The offices of Bloxham stockbrokers in Dublin which was ordered to cease trading in 2012. The High Court has found “no reliable evidence” of any conspiracy behind the decision to terminate liquidated  firm’s membership of the Irish Stock Exchange Ltd. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA

The High Court has found “no reliable evidence” of any conspiracy behind the decision to terminate liquidated stockbroking firm Bloxham’s membe(...)

The revocation of Bloxham’s membership  arose after the Central Bank suspended it from trading as a result of concerns about its financial position

The High Court has found “no reliable evidence” of any conspiracy behind the decision to terminate liquidated stockbroking firm Bloxham’s membe(...)

 Mr Justice Peter Charleton: ruled  that the trustees of the Element Six defined benefit pension scheme acted reasonably and in good faith. Photographe Dara Mac Dónaill

The pension scheme trustees who successfully defended a High Court action taken by some its members for breach of trust will not be pursuing the plain(...)

Mr Justice Peter Charleton was sharply critical of the way  Element Six handled the pension crisis that struck the company in 2011. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Mr Justice Peter Charleton (pictured) was sharply critical of the way that industrial diamond manufacturer Element Six handled the pension crisis that(...)