The president of the appeal court, Mr Justice Seán Ryan, said it was for the school to go back to the High Court in relation to that money.

A school special needs assistant will not have to immediately give back a €100,000 payment which she received as part of a €255,000 High Court award f(...)

The Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) wants the appeal court to set aside a decision it is liable in respect of the Setanta claims. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal will rule later on the appeal by the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) against a finding it is liable for hundreds of outst(...)

The Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland maintains it is not liable for   claims following the collapse of Setanta Insurance in 2014 and wants the Court of Appeal to set aside a High Court decision that it must pay out  in respect to  persons insured with Setanta at the time of its liquidation. Photograph: Thinkstock

The Law Society has argued that the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) is liable for hundreds of outstanding claims following the collapse of S(...)

Following the Maltese-registered Setanta’s liquidation, some 1,750 claims by and against its policyholders remained in existence

An appeal by the Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) against a High Court ruling that it must pay out on outstanding claims following the collap(...)

Brian O’Donnell and his wife Mary Patricia O’Donnell had debts of €71.5m with Bank of Ireland. Photograph: Will Oliver

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife have lost their appeal against the High Court’s dismissal of their bid to have their bankruptcy overtur(...)

Outgoing President of the High Court Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns (right): he retires later this month after six years in the post.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A former Fine Gael minister of state and a former chairman of the Referendum Commission are believed to be among the main contenders for appointment(...)

Papal nuncio to Ireland Archbishop Charles J Brown said letting each person define their own concepts of existence and meaning represents “an enormous abdication of our responsibility to seek some meaningful communality among human beings, based on our shared human nature”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Having “absolute respect for life in all its stages and dimensions” is among the norms limiting the individual’s freedom to act as they might wish, th(...)

Two men have sought leave to appeal the result of the marriage referendum to the Supreme Court. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Two men have sought leave to appeal the outcome of last May’s same-sex marriage referendum to the Supreme Court after their previous court challenges (...)

Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan gave the three-judge Court of Appeal’s judgment which was the dismiss the couple’s appeal. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A Brazilian couple and their five children have lost their legal bid to prevent their deportation from the State. The man came here lawfully in 2002 o(...)

The court awarded the costs of the Ombusdman’s appeal against the Millars

The Court of Appeal has overturned a ruling that the Financial Services Ombusdman was wrong in rejecting a couple’s complaint over alleged excessive i(...)