Ana Malone (66) of Inver Road, Cabra, Dublin  settled her €38,000 damages claim for defamation against Woodies DIY Limited after a Circuit Civil Court hearing. Photograph:  Courts Collins

A 66-year-old woman, who claimed she had been wrongly accused of not paying for a bucket and mop, on Tuesday settled her €38,000 damages claim for def(...)

Former detective voluntarily retired from the force on the advice of his heart specialist to quit for reduction of stress purposes on completion of 30 years service. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Armed detectives continued a high-speed chase of a getaway car despite believing they had been shot at, eventually arresting two gunmen, a High Court (...)

A judgment for unpaid rent has been granted against a couple whose assets were frozen following allegations that gold they had sold to a bullion dealer mysteriously turned to worthless copper plate overnight. Photograph: AFP

A judgment for unpaid rent has been granted against a couple whose assets were frozen following allegations that gold they had sold to a bullion deale(...)

Thomas Byrne was struck off the solicitors roll in 2008 after it emerged he had taken out multiple mortgages on properties and used client funds to finance a lavish lifestyle. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Convicted solicitor Thomas Byrne lied about his identity five years ago so he could lease a Dublin city centre restaurant, a judge heard today.Barrist(...)

Jim O’Callaghan, counsel for a firm installing meters on behalf of Bord Gáis, said lGMC/Sierra recognised the entitlement of any member of the public to protest against the installation of water meters.

SAURYA CHERFI It was only a matter of time before somebody was badly injured in the violent protests now taking place against the installation of wate(...)

The High Court has ordered that construction work on two bridges, one of which has been the scene of protests by local people, in Kilkenny City be halted. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins.

The High Court has ordered that construction work on two bridges, one of which has been the scene of protests by local people, in Kilkenny City be hal(...)

Cavan General Hospital, where Dr Salah Abdel-Aziz Ahmed is a consultant obstetrician. Photograph: Colm Connaughton.

A doctor at the centre of an investigation into the death of a baby boy following birth at Cavan General Hospital in November 2012 has been “completel(...)

Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley restrained Tuskar from selling properties

A Wexford family consisting of two brothers and their father, and a company, Tuskar Property Holdings Limited, were restrained by the High Court yest(...)

Maria Kearns, of Deanstown Green, Finglas West, Dublin, was awarded €20,000 damages for defamation against Mothercare Ireland and UK, trading as Early Learning Centre in Dublin’s Henry Street and a security firm. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

A 29-year-old mother of three told a judge today that she and her six-year-old child had been “shadowed” step for step around a Mothercare-owned stor(...)

Judge says store owner should have checked his CCTV footage before accusing man  of stealing Pampers nappies.

A 55-year-old Dublin man, who was “recklessly” accused of stealing two boxes of baby nappies, has won damages in the Circuit Civil Court for de(...)