Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan gave the three-judge Court of Appeal’s judgment which was the dismiss the couple’s appeal. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A Brazilian couple and their five children have lost their legal bid to prevent their deportation from the State. The man came here lawfully in 2002 o(...)

India has executed convicted bomb plotter Yakub Memon for his role in a series of co-ordinated attacks that killed hundreds of people in Mumbai in 1993. Photograph: Money Sharma/AFP/Getty Images

India hanged Yakub Memon on Thursday for his role in the country’s deadliest bombings, which killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993, after the Supreme(...)

Criminal charges could  be brought against the former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, following revelations of his secret plan to establish an alternative currency. Photograph: Getty

The scene has been set for possible criminal charges to be brought against the former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, following revelations (...)

Martin McDonagh: has been paid €90,000 of the €900,000 award, made in 2008, pending the outcome of the newspaper’s appeal. Photograph: Collins

The Sunday World has urged the Court of Appeal to overturn a €900,000 damages award made to a man after a jury found he was libelled in an article des(...)

Former disc jockey and pirate radio station founder, Eamon Cooke, has lost in an attempt to secure a fresh appeal against his convictions for indecent assault.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Aodhan O Faolain Former disc jockey and pirate radio station founder Eamon Cooke has lost in an attempt to secure a fresh appeal against his convicti(...)

All told, 1,372 mortgage account holders were impacted with 1,152 being customers of PTSB, with and the remaining 220 being Springboard account holders.

Permanent TSB has been accused of “despicable behaviour” over its treatment of almost 1,400 mortgage customers whose accounts it mismanaged with the r(...)

Retired Supreme Court judge Nial Fennelly is chairing the commission. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Fennelly Commission, set up to investigate the circumstances surrounding the retirement of former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan and the recor(...)

Wind turbines: An extensive wind farm project has been planned for Emlagh, near Kells, in Co Meath. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A Meath engineer has been granted leave to appeal the High Court rejection of his challenge last month to the decision-making process in relation to a(...)

The House then took the second stage of the Dail Eireann Courts (Winding-up) Bill. Mr. Kevin O’Higgins [minister for home affairs] said that this was(...)

 The Supreme Court said no event occurred during the detention that changed the original reason for the detention. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

The Supreme Court has ruled a man was lawfully detained in a Garda station after his arrest for a drug search. In an application without prejudice to (...)