In a High Court decision, Mr Justice Eamon deValera ruled Vincent Thompson was entitled to succeed in his damages claim against Dublin Bus. Dublin Bus was successful in appealing this finding, however. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The Supreme Court has overturned a finding that Dublin Bus breached its statutory duty to provide safe equipment to a bus driver who was injured when (...)

Mr. Justice Frank Clarke. The Supreme Court judge said the State requires a root-and-branch review of procedural law to see whether it is still fit for purpose. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ireland requires a root-and-branch review of procedural law to see whether it is fit for the State’s courts going forward, a Supreme Court judge has s(...)

A trespass notice being served on the home of the O’Donnell family in Killiney on Tuesday evening. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 1:01

The High Court has dismissed an application for an injunction by the O’Donnell family to halt the repossession of their home in Killiney. The receiver(...)

Chief Justice Susan Denham adresses the court as for the first time the Supreme Court sat outside of Dublin. Photograph: Provision

Judicial history was made today when the Supreme Court sat outside Dublin for the first time in its 85-year history.Chief Justice Susan Denham also an(...)

The  O’Donnell family home at Gorse Hill,   Killiney. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 1:45

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell remains in his family’s luxury Killiney home after his adult children petitioned the High Court for a last minute reprieve o(...)

Blake O’Donnell, son of Brian O’Donnell, pictured leaving the Four Courts after a High Court hearing.Photograph: Courts Collins

A High Court judge has sought evidence about what has been happening at a house in Killiney, Dublin, after being told solicitor Brian O’Donnell has b(...)

Brian O Donnell (right) pictured arriving at the Four Courts with his son, Blake  for a Supreme Court judgement last month. Photograph:  Collins

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his family have been fighting a legal battle over his €1 billion property empire and upmarket home on Vico Road in Killi(...)

A forensic sample taken before the attendance of a legal adviser did not render a trial unfair or specimens inadmissible. DPP vs Parker IEHC 652 (Hig(...)

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(...)

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(...)