Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan: said she did not believe committing Tanikos director William Gough to prison would assist the company’s liquidator. Photograph: Eric Luke

A man has been disqualified from being a director of a company for the next seven years over his failure to deliver a statement of financial affairs f(...)

Karen Millen on Grafton Street, Dublin. The High Court ruled in 2008 that Dunnes, in offering for sale a black knit top and blue and brown shirts, infringed Karen Millen’s rights to unregistered community design under European regulations. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The lengthy legal battle between British fashion company Karen Millen and Dunnes Stores over the copying of designs has finally concluded with the dis(...)

Coillte had claimed transfer of the remaining €23 million under obligations in a trust deed of 2000 and a December 2009 funding proposal for the scheme was contingent on the sale of immature forests which required State approval, but the trustees insisted no such contingency was set out in the funding proposal.

An action over a €23 million deficit in the pension scheme of State forestry body Coillte Teoranta, affecting 2,000 people, has been settled at the(...)

A sweater designed by Karen Millen in 2005 (left) and another design which appeared on the shelves of Dunnes Stores outlets  in 2006. Photograph: Handout/PA Wire

The European Court of Justice has ruled against Dunnes Stores in relation to arguments it has made in the case where British fashion company Karen (...)

Pia Bang Stokes’s company Petrolo ran the Unicorn restaurant, around the corner from Il Segreto. Photograph: Collins

A High Court judge has found a transfer of money from a firm behind a failing restaurant run by businessman Jeffrey Stokes to another firm owned by(...)

An inspector with An Bord Pleanála had recommended permission be refused due to the development’s proximity to several listed sites.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

An Bord Pleanála failed to specify why it approved permission for wind farm developments within 10km of special areas of protection and conservation i(...)

Michael and Thomas Bailey  arriving for a hearing of  the Flood Tribunal in 1999. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Developers Michael and Thomas Bailey are hoping to provide consultancy services to a number of their companies following the formal coming into effect(...)

 The Dunnes Stores outlet on Grafton street, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

UK fashion company Karen Millen has won another round in its continuing legal battle with Dunnes Stores over the protection of fashion designs (...)

Golfer Rory McIlroy wants an autumn trial date for his legal challenge to the validity and enforceability of representation agreements involving allegedly “unreasonable” fee rates and commissions, the Commercial Court has been told. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images.

Golfer Rory McIlroy wants an autumn trial date for his legal challenge to the validity and enforceability of representation agreements involvin(...)

Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan said the pub companies’ survival scheme was also unusual as the trade creditors were being paid in full. Photograph: Eric Luke

The High Court has approved a modified survival scheme for companies involved in the operation of Flannery’s pub in Dublin’s Temple Bar, employ(...)