Some district court judges use the archaic poor box system as an alternative to motoring convictions and the recording of penalty points on licences. (...)

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny chats to President Michael D Higgins at the Easter Sunday commemoration ceremony and parade from O’Connell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Maxwells

The Easter Sunday centenary commemoration at the GPO was told the “short lives and big dreams” of the men, women and children of 1916 “extended the ho(...)

The remains of the late Justice Adrian Hardiman arriving at the Church of the Holy Name in Ranelagh today, accompanied by his wife Yvonne and family and other mourners. Photograph: Dave Meehan/ The Irish Times

The funeral of Supreme Court judge Adrian Hardiman has taken place in Ranelagh, Dublin. President Michael D Higgins, his wife Sabina, and aide de ca(...)

The sudden death of Adrian Hardiman – judge, historian and public intellectual – robs the Supreme Court of one of its most dominant and distinctive fi(...)

Chief Justice of Ireland Susan Denham during a sitting to commemorate the late Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman at the Supreme Court, Dublin. Photograph: Courts Collins

A chair was left empty at a special sitting of the Supreme Court yesterday in memory of Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman (64), who died suddenly at his Dub(...)

The late Supreme Court judge Adrian Hardiman. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

When Adrian Hardiman was at UCD in the early 1970s, mixing in a circle of friends that centred on the history faculty and the debating chamber of the(...)

Adrian Hardiman when he was sworn in as a new Supreme Court judge in 2000. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan/Collins

Tributes have been paid to Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman who died suddenly. President Michael D Higgins said Mr Justice Hardiman “(...)

Joan Collins TD was in court on Thursday for the opening of her appeal against a November 2013 three-judge High Court decision rejecting her challenge against the issuing of €31bn in promissory notes by the Minister for Finance. Photograph: Collins Courts

The issuing of €31 billion promissory notes in favour of Anglo Irish Bank and other financial institutions by the minister for finance in 2010 involve(...)

Child Care Law Reporting Project director Dr Carol Coulter. Photograph: Frank Miller

NUI Galway has appointed Child Care Law Reporting Project director Dr Carol Coulter as honorary adjunct professor at its school of law. Dr Coulter, a(...)

Students from Stratford College, Dublin; Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ, Limerick; Coláiste Dhúlaigh, Dublin; and Newtown School, Waterford, read  out the Scroll of Names at the Holocaust Memorial Day. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Parallels can be drawn between European states’ failure to offer sanctuary to Jews during the Holocaust and the refugee crisis facing the continent to(...)