Google: said claims for misuse of private information and breach of confidence were merely equitable in nature, and that procedural rules did not permit the grant of leave in the absence of a claim grounded in tort.  Photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire

The court of appeal in England recently delivered its judgment in Vidal Hall and Others v Google Inc. It is a case of some significance in the evolvin(...)

A man who slashed the face of a 22-year-old man during a so-called ‘rampage’ must await a new sentence following a DPP appeal against his original prison term. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A Limerick man who went on “a rampage” and slashed the face of a 22-year-old in an unprovoked attack must wait to receive a new sentence following an (...)

Waldemar Solowiow (48) was jailed for life for  the murder of Mary Ryan (37) at  his home on Sherrard Street Upper, Dublin 1, between May 18th and 19th, 2012.

A Polish man jailed for life for the murder of his girlfriend, whom he blamed for having him evicted from his flat, has asked the Court of Appeal for (...)

Surrendering a woman accused of a minor theft to Latvia would be disproportionate Minister for Justice vs OC IEHC 161 (High Court, Edwards J, February(...)

“I do think we will be living in Gorse Hill next year otherwise we wouldn’t be taking our cases,” Blake O Donnell, son of solicitor Brian O’Donnell. Pic: Collins Courts

Blake O’Donnell, whose family is fighting eviction from Gorse Hill in Killiney, has said he is confident they will still be living in their south Dub(...)

Ryanair plans to appeal the original ruling to the British supreme court. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

British Airways’ parent, International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG), has backed the UK competition regulator’s ruling that Ryanair should cut i(...)

Ms Justice Mary Irvine: Disagreed there was a sound evidential basis for the High Court finding the delay was excusable. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Sisters of Charity have won a court order halting an action against them alleging they are vicariously liable for the alleged rape and sexual assa(...)

Brian O’Donnell leaves the Court of Appeal in Dublin after he lost his appeal against the repossession of his former home in Killiney yesterday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire 1:57

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Dr Mary Patricia have failed in their bid to have their bankruptcy overturned.The High Court’s Ms Justi(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell, seen entering the Four Courts on Wednesday, has lost his appeal against a High Court ruling ordering him and his wife to vacate their Killiney Mansion in south Co Dublin. Photograph: Collins. 1:57

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife have been ordered by the Court of Appeal to leave their Killiney mansion in south Co Dublin within two (...)

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in the case of Richard Higgins (45) who was given a mandatory life sentence after having been found guilty of  murdering his neighbour outside his home. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in the case of a man jailed for life for murdering his neighbour outside his home.Richard Higgins (45), of N(...)