Three people sexually abused by paedophile priest Brendan Smyth want the Supreme Court to permit them to sue a Catholic Bishop here over the church’s alleged failure to act to prevent Smyth abusing children.

Three people sexually abused by paedophile priest Brendan Smyth want the Supreme Court to permit them to sue a Catholic Bishop here over the church’s (...)

A commission is inquiring into 38 transactions involving IBRC where there were write-offs of €10 million or more on loans. The transactions include the sale of contracting firm Siteserv to Denis O’Brien’s company, Millington, with a write-off of some €119 million. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A High Court judge has overturned an order dissolving Siteserv, the firm whose sale by State-owned IBRC to a company controlled by businessman Denis O(...)

Mothercare Ireland is a franchise of Mothercare UK and has traded here for 23 years. It is the country’s largest maternity, baby, nursery and children’s clothes retailer.

An interim examiner has been appointed by the High Court to Mothercare Ireland, which employs 276 people in 18 shops across the State. The aim of seek(...)

The latest set of proceedings concerning No 1 Sorrento Terrace has been brought against legal firm A & L Goodbody alleging professional negligence in relation to its handling of litigation and insurance issues concerning the property, Rossa Fanning BL for the law firm, outlined. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A house at Sorrento Terrace in Dalkey on sale for a “modest” €12 million after a planned sale for €22 million to solicitor Brian O’Donnell did not pro(...)

Work on drawing up the settlement in golfer Rory McIlroy’s legal dispute with his former agent Horizon Sports Management Ltd  is continuing, the High Court heard on Tuesday. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Work on drawing up the settlement in golfer Rory McIlroy’s legal dispute with his former agent is continuing, the High Court heard on Tuesday.Rossa Fa(...)

The High Court was told that Irish internet company SkillPages, which is for sale, has built up a network of 25 million registered users in more than 160 countries.  Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall

An Irish internet company linking skilled service providers with consumers has built up a network of 25 million registered users in more than 160 cou(...)

An insolvent concrete and quarrying company is to go into receivership after efforts to come up with a survival plan failed, the High Court has been told

An insolvent concrete and quarrying company is to go into receivership after efforts to come up with a survival plan failed, the High Court has been t(...)

Golfers Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell: A court has ruled that McIlroy must be given access to McDowell’s documents. Photograph Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy can see documents concerning fellow golfer Graeme McDowell’s involvement with a sports representation agency, a High Court judge has rul(...)

Colfer Rory  McIlroy is challenging the validity and enforceability of representation agreements involving allegedly “unreasonable” fee rates and commissions. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Golfer Rory McIlroy has claimed he got “markedly inferior” terms to those of fellow golfer Graeme McDowell under disputed representation agreements, d(...)

A full hearing of the student’s High Court action for damages and other orders arising from the clips, which was initiated in January 2012, remains on hold pending the appeals.

An important dispute over whether internet hosting sites have immunity from defamation litigation is to be thrashed out before the Supreme Cour(...)