Members of the Garda Public Order Unit confront protesters at an anti-racism demonstration against the launch of an Irish branch of Pegida in Dublin on Saturday. Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The launch of an Irish branch of Pegida, the European anti-Islamisation group, and the protests that greeted it last weekend, illustrate persistent co(...)

Garda Oliver Cully (55) claims he was assaulted, unlawfully arrested, falsely imprisoned and maliciously prosecuted as a result of an incident over a taxi fare in Dublin in the early hours of April 24th, 2004. Photograph: Courts Collins.

A garda has told a High Court jury that, while he was off duty, he was rugby tackled to the ground by other gardaí, handcuffed and arrested after quer(...)

Mr Justice Mac Eochaidh: he gave Denis O’Brien’s side two weeks to provide affidavit

Red Flag Consulting has told the High Court it has concerns relating to custody of a USB computer memory stick at the heart of businessman Denis O’Bri(...)

A still from a video broadcast by RTÉ’s Prime Time Investigates of alleged abuse of patients at Áras Attracta

A High Court judge may rule on Friday on an application by five psychiatric nursing staff at the HSE’s Áras Attracta facility in Co Mayo for injunctio(...)

Lawyers for Red Flag Consulting and Denis O’Brien have yet to agree on dates for exchanging legal documents. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Lawyers for Red Flag Consulting and Denis O’Brien have yet to agree on dates for exchanging legal documents necessary for the hearing of the businessm(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly also described as “completely unacceptable” the failure of the hospital’s discharge note for the 82-year-old, who has Alzheimer’s disease and impaired capacity to swallow, to state how she was to be fed. File photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

The transfer last week of an “elderly, frail and unwell” woman from a hospital to a nursing home at 4am “in the dead of winter” was “bordering on the (...)

Independent TD Michael Lowry pictured at the Four Courts during a High Court hearing. Photograph: Courts Collins

The Revenue Appeals Commissioners clearly found that Independent TD Michael Lowry misappropriated some €372,000 from his own company in 2002, lawyers (...)

Mick Wallace is facing an application in the Commercial Court for a €2 million summary judgment from the Promontoria (Aran) Ltd fund. Photograph: Eric Luke

A former government minister and an entire Dáil committee are among the names featuring in the Four Courts lists in the opening law term of 2016. W(...)

Outgoing president of the High Court Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns said many commentators now seem to feel successive court interventions have ‘virtually paralysed’ the investigatory process ‘where accountability for matters of serious public concern is required’. Photograph: Alan Betson

The courts should be mindful of the potential “Pandora’s box” effect of their decisions, particularly those which impact on accountability for matter(...)

A High Court judge has directed an inquiry into the legality of the detention in Limerick Prison of a woman for contempt of a Circuit Court order dire(...)