Independent TD for Kildare North  Catherine Murphy. File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Houses of the Oireachtas believes Catherine Murphy did not abuse Dáil rules or privilege when making comments about Denis O’Brien. Oireachtas sou(...)

Lawyers acting on  behalf of Denis O’Brien claimed  details spoken about in the Dáil were covered by an existing temporary injunction that Mr O’Brien succeeded in getting after High Court proceedings. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Independent TD Catherine Murphy has made new claims in the Dáil about businessman Denis O’Brien’s banking arrangements with IBRC, formerly Anglo Irish(...)

Heavy security  outside the Special Criminal Court in Dublin for the arrival of  Nathan Killeen in   February  2013. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Convicted murderer Nathan Killeen has launched a High Court challenge against a decision of the prison authorities to place him in solitary confinemen(...)

A student accused of being part of an international drugs trafficking operation sending £15 million worth of cannabis to Northern Ireland is to be released from custody

A student accused of being part of an international drugs trafficking operation sending £15 million worth of cannabis to Northern Ireland is to be rel(...)

Vanessa Nee, sister of the late Pte Hugh Doherty who was killed with Pte Caomhán Seoighe in Lebanon in 1981. Neither body has ever been found. Photograph: Declan Doherty.

A memorial to an Aran Islands soldier whose body was never found after he was killed in south Lebanon will be unveiled by Minister for Defence Simo(...)

The legislation, which is expected to be enacted later this year, follows recommendations by the High Court’s working group. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland.

Legislation that would allow recurring payments to be made to people who suffer catastrophic injuries has been published by Minister for Justice and (...)

In a sworn statement, Co Clare based Dr Yvonne Williams, represented by Eanna Mulloy SC and Phelim O’Neill solicitors, said the new under-sixes scheme would lead to a “dramatic increase” in the frequency with which under-sixes would present at her practice. File photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

A medical doctor’s High Court action against the HSE’s plans to provide free GP services to children under six years of age has been adjourned. In wha(...)

On foot of legal objections by The Irish Times Ltd last week, Mr Justice Paul Gilligan granted the Irish-based newspaper permission to inform the UK publisher of its intention to apply for court orders legally blocking what The Irish Times described as ‘a very serious violation’ of its copyright.

UK publisher Times Newspapers Ltd told the High Court on Wednesday that it will not use the title “The Times Ireland” for a new online newspaper it pl(...)

Belfast Magistrates’ Court heard novel psychoactive substances were distributed at a shop on Gresham Street between October 2013 and July 2014 in a substantial commercial operation taking in £50,000 a month. File photograph: Stephen Kelly/PA Wire

Two men and a woman were given community service orders on Tuesday in a groundbreaking case over the sale of £400,000 worth of so-called legal highs i(...)

Dunnes Stores closed the branch at Gorey Shopping Centre last Thursday after the High Court granted an injunction preventing the company from continuing to use a door that opened directly onto the centre’s carpark. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Workers at Dunnes Stores in Gorey, Co Wexford have been informally told the branch will reopen to the public on Wednesday. It comes as a two-month st(...)