John Martin, of the New Land League, speaking to members of the media at the entrance to Gorse Hill, the home of Brian O’Donnell, at  Vico Road, Killiney. Photograph: Eric Luke

The New Land League was formed almost spontaneously in 2013, according to its leader, Jerry Beades, when he and others disrupted an Allsops auction i(...)

Blake O’Donnell, son of Brian O’Donnell, pictured leaving the Four Courts after a High Court hearing.Photograph: Courts Collins

A High Court judge has sought evidence about what has been happening at a house in Killiney, Dublin, after being told solicitor Brian O’Donnell has b(...)

The Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry in Banbridge, Co Down, which is investigating child abuse in Northern Ireland residential institutions between 1922 and 1995. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP

Alleged abuse victims are refusing to sign statements to a major inquiry into historical offences at care homes unless they secure legal funding, the (...)

Brian O Donnell (right) pictured arriving at the Four Courts with his son, Blake  for a Supreme Court judgement last month. Photograph:  Collins

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his family have been fighting a legal battle over his €1 billion property empire and upmarket home on Vico Road in Killi(...)

The priest contends his right to a fair trial has been prejudiced due to a ‘fatal deficit’ of disclosure

A priest is seeking permission to bring High Court proceedings aimed at halting his trial on charges of indecently assaulting 14 boys at a secondary s(...)

An Employment Tribunal hearing into the alleged wrongful dismissal of dock worker Martin Shiel by Stena Line Irish Sea Ferries Ltd has heard how Martin Shiel was sacked as a result of a ‘vicious assault’. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A gay Belfast dock worker, who was awarded £45,000 (about €62,000) for harassment and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, was rightfull(...)

An Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) mural is seen on the Shankill Road in Belfast in 2005. File Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Reuters

A alleged former Ulster Volunteer Force commander facing 212 charges “can’t make head nor tail” of a huge body of redacted prosecution papers, a B(...)

A forensic sample taken before the attendance of a legal adviser did not render a trial unfair or specimens inadmissible. DPP vs Parker IEHC 652 (Hig(...)

The President of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, has said “comfortable assumptions” that legal fees should continue as before “without the slightest regard for privations experienced by citizens”, including other professionals, does not serve “the interests of justice”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The President of the High Court has said “comfortable assumptions” that legal fees should continue as before “without the slightest regard for privati(...)

Galway GP Dr Mary Rogan  has said that the human rights of the elderly are being breached on a regular basis due to inadequate staffing levels in public hospitals. File photograph: Getty Images/Stockphoto

A north Galway GP has said that the human rights of the elderly are being breached on a regular basis due to inadequate staffing levels in public hosp(...)