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 (...)

Jillian Godsil has been awarded the costs of her legal challenge which prompted legislation allowing undischarged bankrupts to run for Dáil and European elections. File photograph: Collins.

A woman has been awarded the costs of her legal challenge which prompted legislation allowing undischarged bankrupts to run for Dáil and European elec(...)

Breifne O’Brien leaves the Four Courts to be returned to Mountjoy prison  after losing his defence against the IBRC proceedings. Photograph: Collins/Courts

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has secured summary judgment for €16.2 million against jailed businessman Breifne O’Brien. The application for ju(...)

Joanne Rundle sued An Post over alleged bullying between 2005 and 2006 at the Dublin Mails Centre in Clondalkin, Dublin. Photograph: Collins

A mail sorter has lost her High Court action alleging she was subjected to a campaign of bullying and harassment which left her “terrified” about retu(...)

A solicitor who failed to comply with undertakings to banks in relation to property transactions for clients has been struck off by the High Court. J (...)

St Patrick’s mother and baby home on the Navan Road, Dublin

A woman is suing two religious orders and the HSE over the alleged forced adoption of her four-month-old baby 45 years ago. When she later tried to fi(...)

An Aer Lingus plane taxis before take off at Dublin airport. File Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

An Aer Lingus cabin crew member is suing the airline over injuries allegedly received as a result of an alleged hard landing at Naples airport in Ital(...)

The Kingdom of Spain sought a court order that because it was a sovereign state it could not be made amenable to the jurisdiction of the Irish courts.

A judge has struck out an application by the Kingdom of Spain for a declaration that it could not be sued for a rent arrears debt on its commercial of(...)

Former DAA boss Declan  Collier did not take a bonus of €106,100 due in respect of 2010. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Former Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) boss Declan Collier (pictured) must have been watching events in the Dublin High Court this week with more than (...)