Cormac Walsh leaving the Four Courts on Thursday after the significant High Court decision. Photograph: Courts Collins

A man sexually assaulted over years as a child by another man whom he regarded as a “father figure” has been awarded €200,000 aggravated damages again(...)

A boy who suffered injuries in the minutes after his birth at the Coombe Women and Infants Hospital in Dublin has received a final payment of €8.5 million under a settlement of his High Court action. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A boy who suffered injuries in the minutes after his birth at the Coombe Women and Infants Hospital in Dublin has received a final payment of €8.5 mil(...)

A High Court judge has dismissed a challenge by former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter aimed at quashing certain parts of a report concerning his handling of allegations made by Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe

A High Court judge has dismissed a challenge by former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter aimed at quashing certain parts of a report concerning his ha(...)

Paul O’Shea of Davidstown, Castledermot, Co Kildare, pictured arriving at the Four Courts for a High Court action. Photograph: Courts Collins

A Co Kildare farmer has avoided being jailed a second time for contempt after undertaking before the High Court to comply with orders to hand over vac(...)

The Commercial Court has heard a receiver appointed over  assets of jailed fraudster Breifne O’Brien, whose creditors are owed  €12.8 million, is hoping to secure more than $400,000 from the sale of his interest in a US company. File photograph: Collins Courts

A receiver appointed over certain assets of jailed fraudster Breifne O’Brien, whose creditors are owed some €12.8 million, is hoping to secure more th(...)

GlaxoSmithKline  says it has built up a valuable intellectual property over the last 15 years in the use of “the unique and distinctive colour purple” on its Seretide inhaler. Photograph: Getty Images

A major pharmaceutical company which alleges trademark infringement has been refused an injunction preventing the roll-out by a rival of an inhaler fo(...)

A case for damages over injuries sustained at a Traveller wedding was originally brought in the Circuit Court. After it was dismissed, Thomas Connors appealed and the president of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, on Tuesday dismissed the appeal. File photograph: Collins Courts

A man whose neck was slashed when a fight erupted at a Traveller wedding reception has lost his action for damages against the hotel where the functio(...)

 A squat on Lower Grangegorman, Dublin, currently occupied by some 20 people. A Nama-appointed receiver has secured High Court orders jailing a  man and directing the arrest of all other persons remaining at the properties.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A Nama-appointed receiver has secured High Court orders jailing a named man and directing the arrest of all other persons remaining in occupation of p(...)

The administrators of Quinn Insurance must provide additional details of their claim that the company’s financial statements “materially understated” the company’s liability for insurance claims and contributed to its “enormous losses”.

The joint administrators of Quinn Insurance Ltd (QIL), who are suing the firm’s former auditors Price WaterhouseCoopers for some € 800m, have been or(...)

Mr Justice Brian McGovern said Eugene McDermott had advanced two “technical” arguments in support of his application to set aside the  judgment but had not essentially outlined a bona fide defence or engaged with the main issue, that the money was due and owing.

A farmer has failed to get an order from the Commercial Court setting aside a judgment for almost €7 million granted against him in favour of Bank of (...)