Mr Justice Peter Kelly confers with Mrs Justice Catherine McGuinness. Photograph: Frank Miller

The row between the Government and the judiciary appears to have abated this evening after a meeting between judges and the Attorney Gen(...)

Is the judges’ argument really with the people? – Voting in 2011 in  the Presidential election,the referedums on judges pay and Oireachtas inquiries at Scoil Mhuire, Lakelands, Sandymount, Dublin . Photograph: Frank Miller

To exaggerate a case in pleadings is a common enough tactic by barristers, although it can prove to be counterproductive before some judges. Mr(...)

It could do “great damage” to the State internationally if a message was given out that there was “ any political interference in the determination of court proceedings by our courts,” Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

It could do “great damage” to the State internationally if a message was given out that there was “ any political interference in the determina(...)