Adverse credibility findings in asylum claim were arrived at without rational basis M.O.S.H. v. Refugee Appeals Tribunal [2015]IEHC 209 (High Court, E(...)

Coverage found in contempt of court: The DPP had claimed the publication of material on the Anglo Tapes was calculated to interfere with the criminal trial process. Photograph: Reuters/Michaela Rehle

The High Court has found Independent Newspapers in contempt of court over part of its Anglo Tapes coverage. Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley ruled no detail(...)

When he discovered that the previous occupant had lived in a chalet on site for 10 years, Greg Kinsella assumed that there was already planning permission to replace it. Unfortunately for him, he was wrong, and Wicklow County Council has been pursuing a case against him since his chalet (above) was first built in August 2012. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times 1:28

The wooden chalet that brought down the wrath of Wicklow County Council and the full rigours of the law on a young couple is well out of sight of pass(...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney, who has retired, has been  described as an “innovator” and a “strong advocate” of the rights of victims who was instrumental in putting together a structured criminal justice system that is “fit for purpose”. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The country’s most senior criminal judge Mr Justice Paul Carney has retired after warm tributes were paid to him at the Four Courts.Tributes were lead(...)

Alexander Pacteau is charged with the murder of Karen Buckley. Pic by Mike Gibbons/Spindrift

A 21-year-old man was charged with the murder of Irish nurse Karen Buckley at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Friday afternoon.Alexander Pacteau, from the ci(...)

Last week’s order permits demolition of the home at Tinode, Blessington, Co Wicklow, on the N81 road between Tallaght and Blessington, of Gregory Kinsella, his partner and their young child. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw 1:28

A young family’s chalet home built near Blessington, Co Wicklow must be demolished by January 31st next, the High Court has ruled. An order for demoli(...)

This case will set a precedent for what should be done when there is a breach of the McKenna Principles, as determined by the Supreme Court, governing the conduct of referendum campaigns.  Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

A seven-judge Supreme Court has unanimously refused to order a re-running of the 2012 Children’s Referendum after finding a Dublin woman had failed to(...)

Grey Mirage (right) ridden by Ryan Moore comes home to win The Ladbrokes All-Weather Mile Championships Conditions Stakes at Lingfield. Ladbrokes chief executive Jim Mullen was disappointed with their quarterly results. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Newly appointed Ladbrokes chief executive Jim Mullen is bringing forward a strategic review of the listed bookmaker’s operations following a set of qu(...)

A father who sued over alleged sub-standard care given to his son while in a respite home more than 20 years ago has settled his High Court action against the HSE and the Cope Foundation. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A father who sued over alleged sub-standard care given to his son while in a respite home more than 20 years ago has settled his High Court action. Da(...)

Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns has said there had in recent weeks been a problem because there were not enough registrars for available judges. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Serious delays in dealing with court cases will result from a continuing shortage of registrars, High Court president Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns has s(...)