Philomena Canning,  who provides home birth services, sought injunction against HSE. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

A High Court judge has dismissed a midwife’s bid for an injunction preventing the HSE from withdrawing indemnity cover from her practice. The a(...)

Midwife Philomena Canning at the protest outside the Four Courts.

A Dublin midwife’s challenge against the HSE’s decision to withdraw indemnity cover of her practice has been adjourned to early next week.The action h(...)

 In an affidavit, Aoife Quinn said 16 recordings recently disclosed to the Quinns, covered a period from July to September 2008. Photograph: David Sleator

Recordings of conversations involving senior executives of Anglo Irish Bank include a recording of a conversation indicating there was a 2 per cent(...)

Claire Loftus, Director of Public Prosecutions, who launched Garda Powers: Law and Practice by Rebecca Coen

Legislation governing Garda powers is so opaque that it hampers effective oversight of policing, a barrister from the office of the Director of Publi(...)

The Commercial Court action by Patricia Quinn and her five children denying liability for loans from the former Anglo Irish Bank had been suspended  pending the hearing of criminal proceedings against three former Anglo executives. Photograph: Collins

The Director of Public Prosecutions has cleared the way for the full hearing next year of the action by bankrupt businessman Sean Quinn’s family denyi(...)

 Former financial director of the Quinn Group Dara O’Reilly arrives at  court. Photograph: Collins

Witnesses Dara O’Reilly, former financial director of the Quinn Group. Colin Morgan, former ch(...)

 Anne Heraty: told the court a meeting was called by the regulator at short notice.   Photograph: Frank Miller

A former Anglo Irish Bank board member has said she was “horrified” when she found out in 2008 that bu(...)

It has been suggested that the Irish quarrel about land more often than anyone else in the common law world. As a national pastime it certainly ranks (...)

The case will return to the High Court on Monday.

A day-old breast-fed baby taken from its mother after gardai surrounded a house will remain in the custody of the HSE at least until tomorrow, the (...)

 Aja Teehan and her husband Charles Brand with their supporters outside the Four Courts. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The High Court has rejected a case taken by a mother seeking orders compelling the HSE to grant her application for a home birth.University lecturer A(...)