The High Court heard that Irish law only permits third-party funding of a court case where there is some form of connection between the litigant and whoever is putting up the money

  Persona and Sigma Wireless should reveal details of a deal with a third party to fund their case against the State and Denis O’Brien, th(...)

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 (...)

Owen Felix O Neill leaving the Four Courts after a High Court action involving Philip Sheppard, of Sheppard’s Irish Auction House in Durrow, Co Laois. Photograph: Collins

An expert on rare books has handed into the Commercial Court copies made by him of the entire collection of letters written by the late Jackie Kenn(...)

Gerry Collins, from Wicklow, had  terminal lung cancer caused by smoking .Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times 0:37

Anti-smoking campaigner Gerry Collins died surrounded by family yesterday morning. The 57-year-old from Greystones, Co Wicklow was the fa(...)

Cheesiest Moment award: Enda Kenny’s personal note in his letter to David Cameron on the royal birth.

Enda’s speech on the Magdalene women was a stand-out moment. The emotion of the occasion got to everyone in the Dáil chamber that special night in (...)