One of the final barriers to the extradition of fugitive solicitor Michael Lynn from Brazil to Ireland to face charges relating to the collapse of his property empire is expected to be overcome next week. Photograph: Federal Police of Brazil.

One of the final barriers to the extradition of fugitive solicitor Michael Lynn from Brazil to Ireland to face charges relating to the collapse of his(...)

The recounting of votes from the Listowel electoral area in the 2014 local election has concluded in Tralee.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The recounting of votes from the Listowel electoral area in the 2014 local election has concluded in Tralee. The count afresh of some 15,000 ballots(...)

President Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The decision by President Michael D Higgins to sign the International Protection Bill (on immigration procedures) into law without referring it to the(...)

 The scales (statue) of justice on the roof of the Four Courts Building in Dublin.
Judgments: Key cases in brief

Tribunal costs decision was justified in light of deception and falsification of documents Lowry v Mr Justice Moriarty [2016]IEHC 29 (High Court, Hedi(...)

The Rhode Parish Wind Turbine Action Group intends to seek leave to appeal the High Court decision.

Opponents of a Co Offaly wind farm say they are “absolutely devastated” at the failure of their High Court challenge, but intend to appeal to the Sup(...)

Representatives of some of the 15 candidates who took part in the election for seven seats on Kerry County Council were present in court, including former Fianna Fáil senator Dan Kiely, whose Supreme Court challenge led to a fresh count of the 15,000 votes. Photograph: Collins.

A judge has cleared the way for a full recount of ballots from the 2014 local election in the Listowel muncipal district in Co Kerry after ruling that(...)

Papers dealing with the State’s response to the outbreak of violence in the North in 1969:  by investing in a digital archive, State departments will be able to transfer emails, business files, digital images and other electronic records to the National Archives. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

‘Better to have a nation without her history than have history but no nation” are the words apocryphally ascribed to Ernie O’Malley as he and the othe(...)

 Liam Adams: is serving a 16-year-old jail sentence for a string of sexual assaults against his daughter Áine. File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Liam Adams is to seek to go before the European Court of Human Rights in a final bid to have convictions for raping his daughter overturned. Lawyers(...)

Developer Garrett Kelleher: could be hit with a  damages bill over his involvement in a €60 million insurance claim

A US court could hit Irish developer Garrett Kelleher with a large damages bill arising out of his involvement in a €60 million insurance claim if a (...)

  Maurice Gaffney: “I owe a lot to my colleagues. They have made me happy and have always been reliable.”   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

When he was called to the Irish Bar, back in 1954, there were about 250 barristers in the Republic, of whom about one-fifth were senior counsel, and t(...)