Case raises issues relating to the right to life of the unborn and  whether switching off life support would breach the constitutional rights of the foetus

Neurosurgeons who treated the pregnant woman at the centre of current High Court proceedings recommended her life support be switched off after determ(...)

Paul Gallagher SC argues in a new book that the seriousness and extent of the challenges posed by EU law are not widely understood by the public, politicians or lawyers. Photographer: Paul O’Driscoll

Recent EU treaty changes have had much less significance for Ireland than the “regular and automatic” changes brought about by new laws from Brussels(...)

George Redmond outside the Flood  tribunal in 1999. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

George Redmond once described the payments he got from developers during his career as a “sword of Damocles”. Now, 25 years after his career ended and(...)

Gorse Hill, Vico Road, Killiney: residence of some of  lawyer Brian O’Donnell’s children

A bank-appointed receiver wants the adult children of solicitor Brian O’Donnell out of their Co Dublin luxury home by February 1st following a Supreme(...)

George Redmond outside the planning tribunal in Dublin Castle in 1999.

The planning tribunal has withdrawn its report on George Redmond after the former assistant Dublin city and county manager won his case overturning co(...)

Gerard Killally: High Court had decided his exit from bankruptcy should be postponed for a year arising out of his conviction for stealing €18,000 worth of refrigeration equipment from his bankrupt estate. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins Court

Former Fianna Fáil politician Gerard Killally has lost his appeal against a decision extending his term of bankruptcy for a year because of a convicti(...)

The Supreme Court has reduced a €1.8 million libel award to communications consultant Monica Leech to €1.25 million. Photograph: Collins

The award for libel made to communications consultant Monica Leech has been cut by the Supreme Court to €1.25 million from €1.87 million.She was award(...)

By now it’s a grimly familiar pattern: a family’s private anguish rekindles Ireland’s strained, 30-year debate on the right to life of the unborn. Onc(...)

John Wilson at the Four Courts to give evidence during the sixth week of a High Court action taken by Ian Bailey. Photograph: Collins

The number of entries regarding journalist Ian Bailey on the garda intelligence collation system was so extensive that it must have been sanctioned at(...)

 Ged Nash: his spokeswoman identified inducements to workers not to join a trade union and victimisation of trade union activists as key issues. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Unions and employers gave mixed responses to the publication of legislation to reform industrial relations procedures in cases where employers do not (...)