Gemma O’Doherty pictured leaving the Four Courts after she settled her High Court action against Independent News papers. Photograph: Courts Collins

Journalist Gemma O’Doherty has settled her High Court defamation action against her former employers Independent Newspapers on terms including an apol(...)

Van Morrison: action settled on the basis of solicitor’s letter confirming PR executive John Saunders had ‘acted with integrity’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A public relations executive has said the record has been “set straight” after a defamation action that centred on the handling of allegations that Va(...)

Van Morrison: court told the singer has written a letter to  John Saunders to set the record straight over the handling of allegations that the singer fathered a child with his former tour manager.

An action in which a public relations executive had alleged defamation against singer Van Morrison has been settled and struck out on consent at the H(...)

Gerry Adams: getting a chilly response. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

What do Gerry Adams and the pope have in common? To their true believers, they are infallible. There was a strange atmosphere in the chamber yesterday(...)

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel who secured an apology in Dublin’s High Court from the publishers of Heat magazine. Photograph: PA

Hollywood couple Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have received an apology in the High Court over an article published last month in Heat magazine.T(...)

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel lodged a defamation action in the High Court in Dublin this week against Heat magazine’s publishers, the German Bauer Media Group. Photograph: PA Wire

In separate papers filed in their names at the High Court this week, the Hollywood couple Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have issued defamation pr(...)

Hollywood couple Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake: allege defamation by Heat magazine. Photograph: Getty Images

Hollywood couple Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have lodged defamation proceedings in the High Court in Dublin.International media lawyer Paul Twe(...)

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames leaves the Four Courts after she settled her High Court action against the Irish Daily Mail. Photograph: Collins Courts

Fine Gael Senator Fidelma Healy Eames today received an apology in the High Court from the Irish Daily Mail over articles it published about her volun(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams this week with  European Election candidates Liadh Ní Riada, Lynn Boylan and Martina Anderson at the  launch of the party’s European election manifesto in  Dublin. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times 4:11

Gerry Adams climbs up a ladder to put up a Sinn Féin poster on a lamp-post outside Government Buildings. The party’s Dublin European election candidat(...)

Paul Tweed: “My idea is to highlight how Northern Ireland mediated its way out of the Troubles and utilise Ireland’s geographical location, its neutrality and its reputation as an international business location.”

Had you asked anyone of a certain generation in Northern Ireland not so long ago if they could ever see the Queen of England and Martin McGuinn(...)