Martin McDonagh: has been paid €90,000 of the €900,000 award, made in 2008, pending the outcome of the newspaper’s appeal. Photograph: Collins

The Sunday World has urged the Court of Appeal to overturn a €900,000 damages award made to a man after a jury found he was libelled in an article des(...)

Former disc jockey and pirate radio station founder, Eamon Cooke, has lost in an attempt to secure a fresh appeal against his convictions for indecent assault.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Aodhan O Faolain Former disc jockey and pirate radio station founder Eamon Cooke has lost in an attempt to secure a fresh appeal against his convicti(...)

The Court of Appeal granted an injunction against the children’s deportation.

The parents of two young children have secured an injunction stopping their deportation after the family allegedly fled to Ireland from Malawi because(...)

Fianna Fail Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill.

The Court of Appeal has cleared the way for an investigation by the Standards in Public Office Commission into the alleged duplication of expenses cla(...)

The payment of a fee of €5,000 per day to a medical consultant for giving evidence in court, a fee alleged to be “egregiously extravagant”, did not me(...)

 Cardinal Seán Brady. A brother, sister and their  cousin have appealed against the High Court dismissal of their action against the cardinal.  File  photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Irish Catholic Church authorities have been accused of extreme deceit and equitable fraud in a case involving settlements with victims of abuser Fr(...)

Christopher Payne was attacked by a group of men at his Crumlin home on May 14th, 1988 and died six months later. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The High Court has halted the trial of a 63-year-old woman charged with intent to murder her husband 27 years ago. Philomena Coton, with an address at(...)

Brian O’Donnell and his wife must leave Gorse Hill by noon. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

TIM O’BRIEN A legal bid by retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife aimed at preventing a receiver taking possession of their former family hom(...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney, who has retired, has been  described as an “innovator” and a “strong advocate” of the rights of victims who was instrumental in putting together a structured criminal justice system that is “fit for purpose”. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The country’s most senior criminal judge Mr Justice Paul Carney has retired after warm tributes were paid to him at the Four Courts.Tributes were lead(...)

AIB won summary judgment in the High Court for €3.3 million in March 2013.

A developer’s estranged wife has failed to set aside a bank’s €3.3 million judgment against her arising out of an unpaid loan on the family home in Fo(...)