It was claimed  Fingal County Council, which was in charge of the playground at Malahide Castle, had failed to provide an impact absorbing surface such as woodchip or spongy material at the time of the fall. File image: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

A boy who is deaf in one ear after fracturing his skull when he fell off a climbing frame at the playground at Malahide Castle has settled his legal a(...)

Sarah Daly was admitted to Mount Carmel Hospital on April 22nd, 2013 and her baby was safely delivered. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A woman who sued after a swab the size of a “plum” was left inside her following the delivery of her baby at a Dublin hospital has been awarded €117,0(...)

Róisín Conroy’s settlement  total increased to €11.6m. Photograph : Courts Collins

A girl who has cerebral palsy as a result of injuries caused at her birth at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise has settled her High Court acti(...)

Mr Justice Kevin Cross, chairperson of the Referendum Commission. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Referendum Commission has indicated the Government decision to give it a much longer period to do its work for the same-sex marriage and president(...)

Mr Justice Kevin Cross:    says there are 73 cases  against DePuy pending for hearing in the High Court and an estimated 1,000 cases in total. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A High Court judge has urged all those involved in legal actions over allegedly defective DePuy hip implants to find “innovative ways” to resolve them(...)

Lee Gibson (10) from Ringaskiddy, Co Cork, with his mum, Aileen  outside the Four Courts after the High Court approved an interim payment of €2 million for Lee. Photograph: Courts Collins

A boy alleged to have suffered brain damage during his birth at a Cork hospital has settled his action against the HSE on terms including an interim p(...)

Undated image of Katie Manton given by  her parents Aoife and Raymond Manton, of Dualla Road, Cashel, Co Tipperary, after they had settled a High Court action on her behalf. File photograph: Collins Courts

The HSE has apologised to the family of a seven-year-old Tipperary girl with cerebral palsy who has settled for €6.7 million her legal action over the(...)

Thomas O’Connor: settled his High Court action. PhotographCourts Collins

A profoundly disabled young man who allegedly suffered brain damage during his birth and post-natal treatment at Sligo General Hospital has settled hi(...)

Through her mother Ruth Kiernan, of Cillcarbin, Duleek, Co Meath, Ava  sued the HSE for negligence.

A girl who suffered brain damage due to water on the brain has secured an interim payment of €2.4 million under a settlement of her High Court action.(...)

Fr Brendan Hoban, co-founder of the Association of Catholic Priests, said that “come Friday, there’s no middle ground between Yes and No. ‘Maybe’ isn’t on the ballot paper.” Photograph: Alan Betson

A prominent Catholic priest has called on people to take Church of Ireland advice when it comes to voting in the same sex referendum. Fr Brendan Hoban(...)