A businessman whose life’s work was described as about building up Gorey Business Park in Co Wexford, employing more than 400 people, has urged a judg(...)

Most of the High Court proceedings arose from the HSE’s application, initiated last May and effectively abandoned last July, to keep the 18-year-old woman in a specialised psychiatric unit in Northampton, England, against her wishes, and at an annual cost of €400,000.

The Health Services Executive (HSE) must pay a legal costs bill estimated at some €1m over multiple applications and hearings concerning the appropria(...)

A secondary school in Greystones, Co Wicklow, has brought a legal challenge to planning approval for a McDonald’s restaurant less than 100 metres from(...)

Tallaght Hospital. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A family who sued over the death of a woman at Tallaght Hospital after she was diagnosed with a serious flesh eating bacterial infection following a b(...)

File picture of wind turbines. The Court of Appeal has cleared the way for development of a wind farm in Co Laois after rejecting a challenge to planning permission.   Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

The Court of Appeal has cleared the way for development of a wind farm in Co Laois after rejecting a challenge to planning permission centring on conc(...)

The High Court was dealing with  a woman who has chronic paranoid schizophrenia. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The absence of an appropriate unit in the State for medium-term secure detention of women with serious mental health difficulties, but not so severe a(...)

The High Court ruled the application for asylum by the woman (40) and for her three children was correctly rejected by the Refugee Appeals Tribunal

A mother of three has lost her appeal against being refused refugee status after she fled Nigeria fearing persecution following the death of her Chris(...)

A seven judge Supreme Court will rule later on an appeal by four mussel fishermen and shellfish farmers against the rejection of their claims the Stat(...)

Denis O’Brien: alleges dossier is part of a conspiracy to damage him. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Red Flag consulting firm being sued by Denis O’Brien has confirmed it had a client for a dossier of material relating to the businessman which he (...)

Martin McDonagh: Judge said jury decision to award him €900,000 in 2008 was “perverse”.  Pic: Collins Courts

A man who was paid one-tenth of a €900,000 award made by a High Court jury against a newspaper, which was later overturned, must return the €90,000 su(...)