Jamie Burke, of Drumheath Avenue, Blanchardstown, Dublin15 claimed he hurt his left foot after allegedly slipping on a wet mat as he walked out of a Spar. Photograph: Courts Collins

A man who claimed he hurt his left foot after allegedly slipping on a wet mat as he walked out of a Spar supermarket has withdrawn his damages action (...)

The Surgical Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme is overseen by retired High Court judge Maureen Harding Clarke. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A legal challenge to a new redress scheme for survivors of symphysiotomy is unlikely to proceed following clarification on the rights of those who may(...)

Pictured are nine of the ‘hooded men’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Several men detained by the British army in 1971 want the High Court to compel the State decide whether to seek to revise a controversial European Cou(...)

Jules Thomas, partner of Ian Bailey,  is being cross-examined about evidence she has given that there were additions, omissions and inventions in Garda notes of interviews with her in Bandon on February 10th 1997. Photograph: Courts Collins

A solicitor for Jules Thomas wrote to a State Solicitor in 1998 saying she “emphatically” would not stand over statements allegedly made by her to gar(...)

Sylvia Roche Kelly, from Sixmilebridge, Co Clare, was killed in December, 2007,  while in Limerick celebrating her 33rd birthday.

The State has asked the High Court to halt an action for damages brought against it by the widower of murdered mother of two Sylvia Roche Kelly. The b(...)

Legislation was introduced in the 1950s which provided the legal basis to adoption for the first time. Photograph:  Getty Images/Comstock Images

There are more than 6,000 children in the State care system, but adoption is rarely seen as an option. Legal obstacles mean it is not a realistic opti(...)

The Wicklow couple want injunctions preventing Nama bringing enforcement action against them for any purported non-compliance. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A couple have claimed demands by the National Assets Management Agency requiring them to provide additional security for continuing loan facilities co(...)

In the High Court , Mr Justice Kevin Cross approved the €1.78 million settlement for Ms Nicholson, now aged 24, of Milltown.

A young woman who was a school girl when she sustained a severe head injury after falling out the back window of a school bus has settled her High Cou(...)

The husband of one of the women said she  underwent an involuntary and unnecessary symphysiotomy when having the couple’s first child at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, in 1960. Photograph: David Sleator

A challenge to the constitutionality of the Government’s redress scheme for survivors of symphysiotomy has been brought on behalf of two elderly survi(...)

GMC Sierra, the company installing water meters, claimed four men breached a court order in north Dublin.

Three Dublin water protesters have been given suspended prison sentences for breaching a High Court order.Paul Moore, of Mount Olive Grove in Kilbarra(...)