Mr Justice Peter Charleton: appointed to the Supreme Court. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government has nominated High Court judge Peter Charleton to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the retirement last month of Mr Justice Nia(...)

Part of the deal for workers at Shannon-based industrial diamond maker, Element Six, was that it offered employees a defined benefit pension scheme.

The story behind the case that concluded in the High Court yesterday will be familiar to Irish workers worried about the risks hanging over money they(...)

 Newbridge Credit Union’s  assets and liabilities  have  been transferred to Permanent TSB, a move that ensures  all customers deposits have been saved. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The High Court has made orders formally winding up Newbridge Credit Union on the petition of the Central Bank.The credit union was taken over by Perma(...)

More than 100 members of Element Six’s  defined
-benefit plan are suing the fund’s trustees for breach of duty. Photograph: Reuters

Multinational Element Six “siphoned off” more than €165 million in assets in the months before it told workers it could no longer contribute to their (...)

High rents were “a significant problem” for fashion retailer A-Wear with rent at its Grafton Street store in central Dublin accounting for 28 per cent of its revenues, according to counsel. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The fashion retailer A-Wear, which employs 350 staff, has entered interim examinership in an attempt to force its landlords to reduce rents at its mor(...)