Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has just brought a Bill to Cabinet which will see the bankruptcy period in the Republic reduced from three years to one.  Photograph: Thinkstock

Bankruptcy is making headlines again? That can’t be good news? Actually, it can. Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has just brought a Bill to C(...)

Ryanair demanded in the autumn that Google enforce greater transparency in internet advertising to prevent customers being “misled” into buying their flights at from on-line intermediaries rather than from the Ryanair website. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The  Irish Times

Ryanair is taking its battle with internet giant Google and on-line agent Edreams to the High Court. The airline demanded in the autumn that Google (...)

Dublin Institute of Technology’s Grangegorman site. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The High Court has cleared the way for the winner of a multi-million euro contract for the new Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) campus at Grangego(...)

Jane Christie (left), whose daughter Sarah Ewart was forced to travel to England for an abortion, with Gráinne Teggart from Amnesty International on Monday. Photograph: Lesley Anne McKeown/PA

The Belfast High Court has issued a landmark judgment which would make abortion legal in Northern Ireland in cases of rape, incest and fatal (...)

NI abortion judgment: It is likely there will be more legal issues to be tested and confronted in relation to this ruling. Photograph: Getty Images

In ruling against Bernadette Smyth, of Precious Life, and Marion Woods, of Life Northern Ireland, Mr Justice Mark Horner in a sense conceded ar(...)

Mr Justice Mark Horner largely upheld a case put by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission seeking to liberalise abortion law in relation to fatal foetal abnormality and sexual crime. Photograph: Getty Image

Northern Ireland’s Catholic bishops have declared themselves “profoundly shocked and disturbed” by words used by a Belfast High Court judge in (...)

Clerys clock: James Doherty SC, for liquidators Kieran Wallace and Eamonn Richardson of KPMG, said they want to pay  funds to  concession holders as soon as possible as they had been without the money since June. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

The joint liquidators of the company that formerly operated Clerys department store in Dublin are seeking directions from the High Court permit(...)

Mr Justice Brian McGovern admitted the case on Monday to the fast-track Commercial Court list

AIB is seeking summary judgment for €24.9 million against a Co Carlow businessman Philip Morrissey. The bank claims the sum is due on foot (...)

The High Court found Mr Morrissey’s case against the Minister for Finance, Ireland and the Attorney General was ‘no longer maintainable’

An action against the State related to €36 million in loans made by the former Anglo Irish Bank to a businessman for property development has b(...)

Bloxham collapsed at the end of May 2012 after the Central Bank found “financial irregularities” in its accounts

A former partner in the liquidated stockbroking firm Bloxham alleges Danske Bank was negligent in lending him nearly €3.5 million to invest in (...)