The hearing was moved to the Republic amid concerns that medics from Sligo could not be compelled north of the Border.

A coroner has bowed to pressure and offered to almost treble the number of witnesses for an inquest into the death of a woman who died days after givi(...)

The funeral of Mr Ronan Mac Lochlainn in Ballymun in 1998.

The Government is to consider establishing another commission of investigation into a justice controversy – the shooting dead by gardaí of a dissident(...)

Mr Justice Iarfhlaith O’Neill was born in Galway but his family came to Dublin when he was aged 11. He graduated from University College Dublin and the King’s Inns and was called to the Bar in 1975. He became a senior counsel in 1986 and a High Court judge in 1999. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Attorney General has led warm tributes to Mr Justice Iarfhlaith O’Neill on his retirement as a High Court judge. Máire Whelan, addressing the jud(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has called for the reopening of the 1970s ‘Hooded Men’ case. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has called for the reopening of the 1970s case alleging torture by the British government against the so-called Hooded(...)

Acting Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan: took over in March after the resignation of Martin Callinan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Justice is depicted by a woman holding scales in one hand and a sword in the other. Following Frances Fitzgerald’s appointment as Minister for Just(...)

Speculation had centred on Fine Gael young turks Simon Coveney (left) and Leo Varadkar as possibilities for the role of Minister for Justice - but it was not to be.

As the dust settled on Alan Shatter’s resignation last night, the immediate speculation centred on the Fine Gael young turks, Simon Coveney and Leo Va(...)

President Micheal D Higgins laying a wreath to honour those who died during the Easter Rising in 1916. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister of State Brian Hayes has said he “fundamentally disagrees” with those who say members of Britain’s royal (...)

Garda Reserve graduation ceremony at the Garda College, Templemore. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The

The terms of reference for the Commission of Inquiry into the Garda taping controversy will be agreed by the Cabinet in conjunction with the A(...)

Attorney General Maire Whelan

Attorney General Máire Whelan has been added to a Cabinet sub-committee established to oversee justice and garda reform. The Cabinet Com(...)

One issue which had ‘disappointed’ Mr Justice Nial Fennelly for many years was the failure of the European Court of Justice to adopt for itself the role of a constitutional court. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The European Court of Justice is facing a challenging increase in work-load, Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Nial Fennelly has said. The c(...)