Former politician Ivor Callely’s legal action aimed at overturning the refusal to grant him temporary release from prison has been adjourned after the State objected to ‘scandalous allegations’ in a sworn statement.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

An action by former politician Ivor Callely aimed at overturning the Minister for Justice’s refusal to grant him temporary release from prison has bee(...)

President of the High Court Mr Justice Nicolas Kearns: will give judgment on demolition request after Easter.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Wicklow County Council wants the High Court to order the demolition of the home of a young couple and their child alleged to have been built without p(...)

The president of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, said the Labour Court had told Patrick  Mulholland he could issue a summons to compel the attendance of a member of Greenstar management to give evidence in relation to pay rates, but that this option was not pursued. File photograph: Collins Courts

A truck driver employed by a recruitment agency who claimed he was paid lower rates by waste company Greenstar Ltd than drivers directly employed by t(...)

Irish Water protesters Bernie Hughes, Paul Moore, Derek Byrne and Damien O’Neill. Photograph: Collins

The President of the High Court has said he was obliged to free four anti-water charges protestors from prison last Monday but was “most unhappy at th(...)

Water protesters Damien O Neill, Derek Byrne, Paul Moore and Bernie Hughes pictured after they were released. Photograph: Collins

The President of the High Court has freed four jailed anti-water charges protesters after upholding their claims they were unlawfully detained in Moun(...)

Happy Agamah,  Rathfarnham, Dublin,   who claims he has been the victim of violence, intimidation and racist abuse,  leaving the Four Courts  after a High Court hearing. Photograph:  Courts Collins

A local authority has been ordered by the High Court to deliver up all information in its possession concerning the case of a man who claims he has be(...)

President of the High Court Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns said the incident was “unfortunate” and “just sheer bad luck”.  Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A child who sued after her hand caught in a door in a Dublin school has lost her High Court action for damages.The President of the High Court, Mr Jus(...)

Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns   said the High Court found it impossible to interpret Judge Ann Watkin’s remarks as indicating anything other than a view that any consideration of leniency, let alone seeking a probation report, could not arise in the absence of “some sort of confession of post-conviction guilt” by the accused man in the case, Peter  Farrelly.  File photograph: Getty Images/Comstock Images

A man given a four-month prison sentence over allegedly grabbing a woman between the legs in a nightclub has had his conviction overturned by the High(...)

The President of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, has said “comfortable assumptions” that legal fees should continue as before “without the slightest regard for privations experienced by citizens”, including other professionals, does not serve “the interests of justice”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The President of the High Court has said “comfortable assumptions” that legal fees should continue as before “without the slightest regard for privati(...)

The president of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, heard an emergency application fron the Health Service Executive concerning the woman. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A young woman with severe anorexia nervosa and a body mass index (BMI) count under 12 which is considered by doctors as “clinically dangerous” may be (...)