Galway GP Dr Mary Rogan  has said that the human rights of the elderly are being breached on a regular basis due to inadequate staffing levels in public hospitals. File photograph: Getty Images/Stockphoto

A north Galway GP has said that the human rights of the elderly are being breached on a regular basis due to inadequate staffing levels in public hosp(...)

Lawyers for jailed murderer Daniel McDonnell have brought fresh proceedings claiming the authorities at Wheatfield Prison have failed to act on foot of a High Court judgment

Lawyers for jailed murderer Daniel McDonnell have brought fresh proceedings claiming the authorities at Wheatfield Prison have failed to act on foot o(...)

The three-judge Supreme Court has made a number of general recommendations concerning the presentation of division of assets in complex contested marital proceedings so as to avoid those resources being reduced through costs in various legal challenges. File photograph: Collins

The ex-wife of a farmer is to get an extra €52,000, bringing her lump sum payment to €900,000, following a Supreme Court decision on a long-running di(...)

Marlis Flood, mother of Caoimhe, of Kingswood Heights, Tallaght, Dublin, leaving the Four Courts yesterday on Thursday. Photograph: Courts Collins

A young girl who has cerebral palsy and is severely brain damaged is to receive a total €3.9m following a final settlement of her High Court action ov(...)

An agreement has been reached between communications consultant Monica Leech and Independent Newspapers concerning the legal costs of two libel actions, the Supreme Court has heard. Photograph: Collins Court

An agreement has been reached between communications consultant Monica Leech and Independent Newspapers concerning the legal costs of two libel action(...)

Independent midwife Philomena Canning (centre) has been reinstated by the Health Service Executive to assist in home births. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Independent midwife Philomena Canning has been reinstated by the Health Service Executive to assist in home births.The HSE withdrew Ms Canning’s profe(...)

The president of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, heard an emergency application fron the Health Service Executive concerning the woman. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A young woman with severe anorexia nervosa and a body mass index (BMI) count under 12 which is considered by doctors as “clinically dangerous” may be (...)

Blast 106: refusal of licence  extension would be disproportionately unfair result, appeal court rules.

A Belfast-based student radio station has won a legal battle over its right to continue broadcasting. UK communications watchdog Ofcom went to the cou(...)

Hazel Waters (46), of Ridge Hall, Ballybrack, Co Dublin, is to go on trial over the murder of  toddler Muhammad Hassan Khan (pictured), who was found dead with stab wounds in the bedroom of their apartment at about 2pm on October 16th last.

A Dublin woman accused of the murder of her two-year-old son will stand trial in the Central Criminal Court, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Dr Mary Patricia have lost a Supreme Court appeal over their bankruptcy

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Dr Mary Patricia have lost a Supreme Court appeal over their bankruptcy.A five-judge court on Wednesday unanim(...)