The three-judge Supreme Court has made a number of general recommendations concerning the presentation of division of assets in complex contested marital proceedings so as to avoid those resources being reduced through costs in various legal challenges. File photograph: Collins

The ex-wife of a farmer is to get an extra €52,000, bringing her lump sum payment to €900,000, following a Supreme Court decision on a long-running di(...)

The man and woman married in the late 1960s and had a number of children before separating in the mid 1980s and later divorcing.

A settlement of long-running family law proceedings between a now divorced husband and wife, involving a €2m payment to the woman from the sale procee(...)

The Chief Justice Susan Denham  pictured  with Dr Geert Corstens

The Chief Justice Susan Denham has assumed the office of president of the Network of the Presidents of Supreme Courts of the Member States of the Euro(...)

By now it’s a grimly familiar pattern: a family’s private anguish rekindles Ireland’s strained, 30-year debate on the right to life of the unborn. Onc(...)

Adam Busby at the Four Courts after he lost his Supreme Court appeal against an order for his extradition to Scotland. Photograph: Collins.

The Supreme Court has dismissed a Scottish separatist’s appeal against an order for his extradition to the UK on terrorism charges.The appeal was brou(...)

Figures released by the Courts Service show some judges claimed almost €49,000 more than their colleagues at the same level for travel, subsistence and judicial attire and incidental expenses, in a 12-month period.

There are huge variations in the expenses claimed by judges at all levels, according to figures released by the Courts Service. They show that some ju(...)

US authorties are seeking the extradition of Eric Eoin Marques. Photograph: Paddy Cummins

The State has accepted that an Irish man, alleged by an FBI agent to be “the largest facilitator of child porn in the world”, is entitled to a High Co(...)

File image of Ali Charaf Damache who could face up to 45 years in jail if convicted in the US. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man, whose extradition is sought by the US, has won an appeal for a judicial review of the DPP’s decision not to prosecute him in Ireland.The US is (...)

The Supreme Court has ruled an ‘unexplained and blameworthy’ proseuctorial delay over some 24 years entitles a woman to an order permanently halting her prosecution on charges arising from a ‘savage’ assault on her father.   Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The Supreme Court has ruled an “unexplained and blameworthy” proseuctorial delay over some 24 years entitles a woman to an order permanently halting h(...)

 Mr Justice Max Barrett: quashed the refusal of a domiciliary care allowance to the boy’s mother and directed the department to reconsider her application in accordance with his findings. Photograph: Collins/Courts

The Department of Social Protection wants an urgent hearing of its appeal against the High Court’s quashing of the refusal of a domiciliary care allo(...)