Mr Justice Gerard Hogan in the High Court today directed three dissident republicans must be released “forthwith” after finding the court has no jurisdiction to vary defective warrants under which they are detained.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Three dissident republicans convicted of trying to buy weapons and explosives on behalf of the Real IRA are expected to walk free from prison later to(...)

The Supreme Court has ruled that the wife and children of businessman Philip Lynch are entitled to a further hearing to determine whether AIB is entit(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell leaving the Four Courts this week. Photograph: Collins Courts

A judge’s view that solicitor Brian O’Donnell moved to England to secure a “benign bankruptcy” and avoid his creditors is “entirely  irrelevant” to wh(...)

Coillte had claimed transfer of the remaining €23 million under obligations in a trust deed of 2000 and a December 2009 funding proposal for the scheme was contingent on the sale of immature forests which required State approval, but the trustees insisted no such contingency was set out in the funding proposal.

An action over a €23 million deficit in the pension scheme of State forestry body Coillte Teoranta, affecting 2,000 people, has been settled at the(...)

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(...)

Former chief executive of Independent News and Media Sir Anthony O Reilly: AIB said it believed his overall debts were greater than his remaining assets. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Sir Anthony O’Reilly, once the State’s richest man, was called “insolvent” by AIB as it had a judgment for €22.6 million entered against him in the Co(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly made orders under which various members of Seán Quinn’s family are to provide sworn affidavits outlining their explanations for 63 transactions. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Explanations from members of bankrupt businessman Sean Quinn’s family concerning transactions involving movement of substantial sums between national (...)

Golfer  told the High Court she was standing on the balcony of Old Conna Golf Club, Bray, Co Wicklow, after waving to her husband on the course when, all of a sudden, she thought her head had been ‘split in two’. Photograph: Collins

A woman who suffered a stroke days after being hit on the head with a golf ball while standing on the balcony of a golf clubhouse has sued for damages(...)

The Shell gas terminal at Bellanaboy, Co Mayo. Court told of concerns over   potential impact on people and the environment.

The Environmental Protection Agency sanctioned an “extraordinary” amendment of a “dead” licence for Shell’s gas terminal in Co Mayo months after agree(...)

Harry Crosbie in the O2 Arena during its construction. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Nama decided to enforce loans of €77 million against businessman Harry Crosbie because he failed to disclose substantial assets, including three apart(...)