In her judgment, Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley dismissed Michael Friel Architectural Design and Surveying’s claim regarding damages and said Kevin and Grit McGee were entitled to damages totalling €328,000 under a number of headings.

A Co Donegal couple whose home has been left on a permanent tilt have secured €328,000 damages at the High Court. Kevin and Grit McGee and their thr(...)

Justice Max Barrett said he accepted that Anthony Doran had thought he was about to be hit by a Bus Éireann driver and had instinctively recoiled. File photograph.

A “black Irishman”, who was racially abused by a “white immigrant” bus driver, has won a legal action for assault in the High Court. Mr Justice Max(...)

Deirdre and Ivan Yates: bankruptcy proceedings were launched in May 2012 by AIB against both Mr Yates and his wife seeking €3.6 million

A bank is entitled to judgment of €1.6m against the wife of former government minister and Newstalk broadcaster Ivan Yates, the High Court ruled. Dei(...)

An Bord Pleanála has refused permission for a huge wind farm in north Meath. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Planning permission for a controversial €240 million wind farm development at in north Meath has been refused by an Bord Pleanála. Element Power had (...)

Former Clerys directors have sold Ben Sherman’s retail operation, putting up to 100 jobs on notice in its stores and at head office. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

I see Rafael Klotz and Malcolm MacAulay, the two Gordon Brothers executives who sold the now shuttered Clerys department store to Natrium, are keeping(...)

  Maurice Gaffney: “I owe a lot to my colleagues. They have made me happy and have always been reliable.”   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

When he was called to the Irish Bar, back in 1954, there were about 250 barristers in the Republic, of whom about one-fifth were senior counsel, and t(...)

 David Ford: to appeal judgment.  Photograph: Arthur Allison.

The Belfast High Court judgment on access to abortion in the North has rightly been described as historic. The outcome of the case taken by the Northe(...)

 The scales of justice on the roof of the Four Courts  in Dublin
Judgments

The placement of a child for adoption is permitted without notification of the natural father. In re the Adoption Authority of Ireland and KSH (a mino(...)

Westport House, Co Mayo. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Minister of State for Tourism Michael Ring has said negotiations between the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) and Mayo County Council on the fu(...)

 Lord Lucan has been missing since November 7th, 1974. Photograph:  PA Wire

This week’s High Court decision to issue a death certificate for Lord Lucan is the latest punctuation mark in a murder mystery that has fascinated the(...)