While politicians are busy trying to convince voters that they have the solution to the housing shortage, they seem to have forgotten our planning sys(...)

Garda Oliver Cully (55) claims he was assaulted, unlawfully arrested, falsely imprisoned and maliciously prosecuted as a result of an incident over a taxi fare in Dublin in the early hours of April 24th, 2004. Photograph: Courts Collins.

A garda has told a High Court jury that, while he was off duty, he was rugby tackled to the ground by other gardaí, handcuffed and arrested after quer(...)

A man living in direct provision for more than seven years has appealed the Minister for Justice’s refusal to consider his application for permission to work here.

A man living in direct provision for more than seven years has appealed the Minister for Justice’s refusal to consider his application for permission (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said Irish Water was “here to stay”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has insisted he is “very happy” with the three-party strategy in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency, where outgoing TD John Perry was(...)

The judge directed that the Child and Family agency be served with notice of the leave application.

A High Court judge has directed an urgent hearing of a mother’s application aimed at having the Child and Family Agency (CFA) take her 16-year-old dau(...)

Hit twice: drivers are paying for the poor performance of the insurance industry. Photograph: Thinkstock

We had become used, almost inured, over the decades, to steadily escalating car insurance costs in this country. Indeed, by the late 1980s and early 1(...)

Jimmy Guerin, Brother of Veronica Guerin   said: “Jurors should not be exposed to anything that is going to cause them to live in terror or in fear.”  Photograph: Alan Betson

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams yesterday appeared to downplay his party’s position on the abolition of the Special Criminal Court. The party’s man(...)

Former Anglo chief executive David Drumm has been fighting the extradition to Ireland since October, during which time he was held in jail just outside Boston. Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

The rescheduled extradition hearing at which former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive, David Drumm, is now expected to agree to return to the State fro(...)

Denis O Brien claims the Dáil Committee on Procedures and Privileges  allowed utterances be made by TDs in breach of his right to fair procedures. Photograph: The Irish Times

An application by businessman Denis O’Brien for court orders aimed at compelling a Dáil Committee hand over to him minutes of two of its meetings last(...)

Garda Thomas Finnerty from Co Kildare pictured leaving the Four Courts after a High Court Garda Compensation hearing. Photograph: Courts Collins

A garda who was assaulted on patrol on two separate occasions has been awarded €60,000 damages in a High Court Garda Compensation hearing. Garda Thom(...)