The judge at the High Court ruled the man had no right under the Constitution to receive the pension while in prison. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A convicted rapist has lost his High Court challenge to the constitutionality of a law which prevents prisoners who are more than 65 years old receivi(...)

Separate proceedings seeking an injunction halting quarrying have been halted. Image: Thinkstock

A Co Clare quarry at the centre of a High Court action has been sold by a Nama-appointed receiver to a company in the Lagan Asphalt group, a judge has(...)

Rents in Dublin are higher than in many European capitals. And the Dáil just wrings its hands.

You can’t afford to go to law in Ireland even with a good case? Too bad. Your neighbour pays for vital health tests, while you must wait months and po(...)

The Supreme Court has unanimously agreed to ask the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to determine whether a man’s accountancy exam paper counts as personal data. File photograph: Getty Images

The Supreme Court has unanimously agreed to ask the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to determine whether a man’s accountancy exam paper (...)

Sean Gallagher reacts to Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness during RTÉ’s ‘The Frontline’ debate ahead of the 2011 presidential election. Photograph:  RTÉ.

RTÉ has asked the High Court to dismiss businessman Seán Gallagher’s action against it which was initiated following an incident during a debate whic(...)

Anne Louise and Greville Miley, of Upper Kilmacud Road, Dundrum, Dublin, at the High Court where an action on behalf of their son Jude has been settled. Photograph: Collins.

Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin has given a “heartfelt” apology at the High Court to a four year old boy left profoundly brain damaged (...)

KBC secured summary judgment  for €6.2m against the businessman last year.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A businessman who owes KBC Bank more than €6.2 million cannot pursue an action alleging the bank engaged in negligent lending, the Commercial Court ha(...)

A selfie from Cllr Paddy Meade, who brought defamation proceedings against Mr O’Connor.

A Fine Gael activist has apologised to a Fine Gael Cllr at the High Court over a text message which wrongly alleged the Cllr’s tax affairs were “not i(...)

 Stephanie (5) and Tatyana (8) N’Gang’a, take part in a protest outside the Department of Justice last year  over the treatment of asylum-seekers . Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Government treatment of asylum-seekers remains “narrow” and “mean”, 10 months after the publication of a report on improving the asylum system, accord(...)

Shane O’ Farrell,  who died in a hit-and-run  outside Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan on August 2nd, 2011. Photograph: Collins Courts

A mother who sued for nervous shock after her son died following a hit-and-run in Co Monaghan has settled her High Court action. Law student Shane O’(...)