Jules Thomas. File Photograph:  Courts Collins

Ian Bailey’s partner Jules Thomas claims she has suffered psychiatric illness and “incalculable” damage due to alleged actions by gardaí and the State(...)

Papal nuncio to Ireland Archbishop Charles J Brown said letting each person define their own concepts of existence and meaning represents “an enormous abdication of our responsibility to seek some meaningful communality among human beings, based on our shared human nature”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Having “absolute respect for life in all its stages and dimensions” is among the norms limiting the individual’s freedom to act as they might wish, th(...)

Chief Justice Ms Justice Susan Denham speaking with  Sir Declan Morgan, Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland,    following a ceremony to celebrate the start of the new law term. Photograph: Collins Courts

Ireland’s reputation is being damaged due to the continuing delay in establishing a judicial council, whose functions would include setting out a code(...)

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Implementation of constitutional change provided for by referendums should not be unduly delayed, former minister for justice Alan Shatter said. “It (...)

President Michael D Higgins: signed Bill in accordance with Constitution. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

President Michael D Higgins had no choice but to sign the marriage amendment into the Constitution despite the Supreme Court not having considered (...)

Members of the media listen to the witnesses following the execution of Kelly Gissendaner at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson, Georgia. Photograph: Tami Chappell/Reuters 1:15

Georgia executed the only woman on its death row on Wednesday, hours after the State Board of Pardons and Paroles rejected her final plea for clemency(...)

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter: appeals in referendum result cases should automatically bypass the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The law should be changed to make it more difficult for legal challenges to delay referendum results taking effect, former minister for justice Alan S(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly and Lee Keegan of Mayo shake hands following Dublin’s win in the replayed semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin footballer Diarmuid Connolly was controversially cleared by the DRA of a one-match suspension in the early hours of the morning before the coun(...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney retired from the bench last April after a legal career spanning five decades, including some 25 years service as a judge of the High Court. Photograph: Eric Luke

Mr Justice Paul Carney, who died today, retired from the bench last April after a legal career spanning five decades, including some 25 years (...)

Site in   Waterford was originally acquired at the height of the boom in 2006 for about €26 million and rezoned in 2009

A large residential landbank on the edge of Waterford city is new to the market this week at €3 million through joint agents Purcell Properties and Ha(...)