Jimmy Guerin, Brother of Veronica Guerin   said: “Jurors should not be exposed to anything that is going to cause them to live in terror or in fear.”  Photograph: Alan Betson

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams yesterday appeared to downplay his party’s position on the abolition of the Special Criminal Court. The party’s man(...)

Former Anglo chief executive David Drumm has been fighting the extradition to Ireland since October, during which time he was held in jail just outside Boston. Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

The rescheduled extradition hearing at which former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive, David Drumm, is now expected to agree to return to the State fro(...)

Denis O Brien claims the Dáil Committee on Procedures and Privileges  allowed utterances be made by TDs in breach of his right to fair procedures. Photograph: The Irish Times

An application by businessman Denis O’Brien for court orders aimed at compelling a Dáil Committee hand over to him minutes of two of its meetings last(...)

Garda Thomas Finnerty from Co Kildare pictured leaving the Four Courts after a High Court Garda Compensation hearing. Photograph: Courts Collins

A garda who was assaulted on patrol on two separate occasions has been awarded €60,000 damages in a High Court Garda Compensation hearing. Garda Thom(...)

Commemorative plaque at 16 Moore Street where republicans decided to surrender towards the end of the 1916 Rising. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A judge has agreed to inspect buildings on Dublin’s Moore Street when hearing a case aimed at ensuring any buildings there linked to the 1916 Rising a(...)

The High Court has rejected a request from Italy to extradite a mother-of-six alleged to be a drug importer. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The High Court has rejected a request from Italy to extradite a mother-of-six alleged to be a drug importer. Aisha Ahmed (49), also known as Gloria A(...)

The Green Party says that exclusion of their leader, Eamon Ryan, from an RTÉ leaders’ debate breaches democratic values and RTÉ’s public service obligations. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The High Court has fixed Thursday to hear the Green Party’s legal challenge to RTÉ. The Green Party is taking RTÉ to the High Court over its decisio(...)

Mr Justice Mac Eochaidh: he gave Denis O’Brien’s side two weeks to provide affidavit

Red Flag Consulting has told the High Court it has concerns relating to custody of a USB computer memory stick at the heart of businessman Denis O’Bri(...)

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 €278,000* damages at the High Court. Kevin and Grit McGee and their th(...)

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(...)