Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman said the dismissal of the woman’s appeal was done “with some reluctance” as it meant the plaintiff will be deprived of redress for an alleged “grave wrong”.
Court halts abuse action

The Supreme Court has halted a woman’s action for damages against her now deceased paternal grandfather over alleged sexual abuse.The High Court stopp(...)

A Dunnes Stores worker who injured her lower back while loading a trolley with heavy boxes has been awarded €85,000 by the High Court. Photograph: The Irish Times

A Dunnes Stores worker who injured her lower back while loading a trolley with heavy boxes has been awarded €85,000 by the High Court. Mr Justice Anth(...)

Marie Farrell at the Four Courts yesterday after giving evidence in a High Court action taken by Ian Bailey. Photograph: Courts Collins

Marie Farrell has said she told the truth when she told a Garda inquiry a Detective Sergeant apologised to her over an incident in which she alleged h(...)

Dublin Bus Driver Valentin Ticu at the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins.

A driver with Dublin Bus has been awarded €49,000 damages after a High Court judge found he was assaulted and wrongfully arrested by a Garda who “lost(...)

A Mass card salesman jailed for 18 months for possession of child pornography has had his conviction quashed.A retrial was ordered for Thomas McNally,(...)

Ian Bailey, pictured arriving at the Four Courts with his partner, Jules Thomas. Photograph: Courts Collins

Ian Bailey has said alleged informal admissions by him to other people related to the killing of French film maker Sophie Toscan du Plantier were exam(...)

The High Court ruled a man who has been living in a run-down house near Galway city centre is not entitled to claim squatters’ rights.

A man who has lived all his life in a run-down house near Galway city centre is not entitled to claim squatters’ rights over the property, the High Co(...)

McIlroy holds the British Open Claret Jug trophy at Old Trafford in August this year. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

A judge will deal next week with various pre-trial matters in the action by golfer Rory McIlroy over a disputed representation agreement. Mr Justice B(...)

The president of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, directed the woman may be fed through a PEG tube over the next 48 hours after hearing she refused any nutrition last weekend. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A young woman with anorexia nervosa may be force-fed through a tube against her wishes if necessary, the High Court has ruled, after being told doctor(...)

Roisin and Mark Molloy from Castlebrack, Killeigh, Co. Offaly pictured speaking to the media outside the Four Courts on Wednesday after a settlement in their High Court action for damages. Photograph: Collins Courts

The family of a baby who died following his birth at Midland Regional Hospital – but who was recorded as a stillbirth – have settled their legal actio(...)