Both women had been shopping when they accepted a lift home from Edward  McCormack, whose parents lived on their road. Photograph: Stock image

Judge voices concern at attempt to portray crash as a ‘ready up’

File photograph of David Mahon arriving at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin in 2016 with his partner Audrey Fitzpatrick. File photograph: Collins Courts

David Mahon loses Supreme Court appeal against severity of manslaughter sentence

The ODCE raised concerns about issues including an alleged data breach at INM in 2014. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Inspectors sought by ODCE arising from concerns including alleged data breach

Apple got permission for the Athenry project in 2016.  Photograph: Reuters

Tech giant had already decided not to proceed with plan for Galway site

John Alex Kane was warned by Mr Justice Peter Kelly that this was his ‘last chance’.

Judge tells John Alex Kane he is at ‘grave risk’ of being jailed a third time for contempt

Mr Justice Peter Kelly. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Situation where youth makes a five hour round trip daily to school ‘cannot continue’

Refusing the adjournment, Mr Justice Kelly noted the council gave the doctor notice last week of the intended application. Having made the order, he allowed Dr Siklosi a month to instruct lawyers and returned the matter to early May.  Photograph: Colin Keegan

Judge notes Medical Council decided at a meeting to seek the suspension order

In his ruling, Mr Justice Peter Kelly said he was satisfied to take the boy into wardship once the special care order expires. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Mr Justice Peter Kelly says authorities ‘are probably at sixes and sevens’ over Brexit

Former Rehab boss Angela Kerins pictured at the Four Courts on Monday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Dáil committee tells Supreme Court it accepts ‘significant’ findings on Angela Kerins case

Angela Kerins arrives at the PAC meeting in 2014. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Court will decide if PAC acted unlawfully in its treatment of former Rehab CEO

The High Court  refused to overturn a tax appeal commissioner’s ruling upholding a CAB decision against the five.

Members of Rathkeale Traveller family did not provide a ‘scrap’ of evidence to support claims

Miriam O’Callaghan intends to seek damages over the alleged false and malicious adverts containing her image and name on Facebook and Instagram. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Broadcaster seeks information from firm to identify those behind alleged defamatory ads

Ms Justice Marie Baker said it was ‘constitutionally impermissible’ to create an offence of remaining silent in regard to the possible commission of an offence by another person.

Court reserves judgment on appeal relating to High Court ruling on ‘right to silence’

The court heard that, following a site visit by the regulator in June 2018, there was concern Animal Heaven Animal Rescue was still not keeping proper books and accounts. File image: Frank Miller

Orders restrain Animal Heaven Animal Rescue reducing assets or transferring land

In her action, Máire Ní Uiginn claimed the defendants failed in their duty to take reasonable precautions for the health and safety of her husband.

Michael Higgins (79) worked as UK insulation company sales director for 35 years

The woman, a mother of two in her forties, has Stage 4 invasive cancer and has a life expectancy of 12 to 22 months, the High Court  heard

Woman sued over alleged misinterpretation of CervicalCheck smear slide nine years ago

UCC appealed to the High Court under section 24 of the Freedom of Information Act. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Information commissioner’s ruling over €100m loan deal with EIB overturned

Given the abuse of rights, there was no basis on which the court could quash the Minister’s decision, the High Court ruled.

No evidence woman from Pakistan had lived in Co Louth from January to July 2016

L-R: Aoife, Brenda, Colette and Ciara Quinn, daughters of Sean Quinn snr. Photograph: Collins Courts

Judgments part of settlement of IBRC case alleging conspiracy to strip €455m in assets

Seán Quinn’s daughters, Aoife, Brenda, Colette and Ciara, and son Seán jnr, have agreed a deal with the State-owned Irish Bank Resolution Corporation. Photograph: Collins Courts

Judgment of €440m to be stayed if Quinn children help IBRC secure property portfolio

Backgrounder: Courts dealing since 2011 with two separate cases involving the Quinns and IBRC

Sean Quinn’s children (from left) Sean Jnr, Aoife and Brenda at the Four Courts for the hearing of their long-running High Court action. File photograph: Collins Courts

Judgment will be stayed if they comply with asset recovery conditions

ILH and other insurers particularly objected to the HSE’s position that, regardless of the point when the waiver is signed, the waiver has the effect of causing all the services received to be liable to private charges then passed onto the relevant insurer. Photograph: iStock

Case centres on liability for entire duration of private patient’s stay in public hospital

Axis Construction’s case against county council to be fast-tracked to Commercial Court

The core issue was whether a refugee ceases to be a refugee once they have acquired citizenship of the State

New citizens lose certain rights as they are no longer refugees, Court of Appeal finds

Mother-of-two in 40s claims she had 95% chance of successful treatment if smear was read correctly

Sean Quinn’s children, Sean jnr, Aoife and Brenda, at the Four Courts where their action against IBRC  has now been deferred to allow for talks between the parties. Photograph: Collins Courts

Seán Quinn snr’s five adult children dispute claims they are liable for €410m under guarantees

A man who has advanced liver disease as a result of contracting Hepatitis C from a contaminated blood transfusion when he was a child, is to receive more than €1.2m in compensation following a High Court ruling. Image: iStock.

High Court told illness has shortened man’s life and left him unable to care for children

Aoife, Brenda, Colette and Ciara Quinn at the Four Courts in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

High Court adjourns matter until Friday on agreement of both sides

File photograph of Dunnes in  Rathmines.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Checkout operator suffered injuries to her right arm, shoulder and elbow in Rathmines store

Sean Quinn’s children Sean jnr, Aoife and Brenda pictured at the Four Courts where their action against IBRC over €415 million in guarantees for loans has now been deferred to allow for talks between the parties. Photograph: Collins Courts

Judge refuses application to amend case to allege undue influence by Sean Quinn on his family

Facility not far from parents’ home has agreed to take the woman within weeks

The president of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly refused a Law Society application to strike off Thomas D’Alton and said the alternative sanction fashioned by the court was a “proportionate” response to the solicitor’s wrongdoing.

Court heard Thomas D’Alton used clients money, including from estate of dead man, for his own purposes

 Members of Sean Quinn’s (above) family have applied for access to their frozen accounts. Photograph: Collins

Quinns seek access to funds frozen in 2012 to pay lawyers, Commercial Court hears

Kashimbo Musonda outside a fitness to practise hearing in  Dublin last year. Photograph: Donall Farmer

Kashimbo Musonda worked for a short period at University Hospital Waterford in 2017

The hearing was attended by judges who are part of a 35-member visiting delegation from ACA-Europe, a European association composed of the Court of Justice of the European Union and the Councils of State or the Supreme administrative jurisdictions of each EU member state.

Supreme Court reserves judgement in case brought by man who has lived here for 25 years

Colette and Brenda Quinn, daughters of Seán Quinn

High Court judge’s ruling could affect conduct of marathon litigation by the five children

In January 2017, the High Court dismissed Stephen Burke’s action over injuries he said he received at a North Dublin Motocross training event  in 2014. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Stephen Burke was struck by another motorbike following incident at training event

There had been multiple concerns about neglect, poor school attendance and hygiene

Child and Family Agency seek court protection amid concerns of sexual abuse and violence

Fianna Fáil candidate Brian Mohan.  File photograph: Collins

Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan challenging law linking quotas to funding

Giving the Supreme Court judgment overturning that ruling, Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan said Tomasz Zalewski, in line with the applicable legal test set out in the 1980 Cahill v Sutton decision, has legal standing to pursue the constitutional challenge.

Supreme court finds Tomasz Zalewski has legal standing to pursue challenge

Colette (left) and Brenda Quinn pictured at the Four Courts on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Sean Quinn Snr ‘recklessly gambled’ hundreds of millions of euro on shares in Anglo via an investment company owned by his childre(...)

Concepta Anderson has been awarded €63,000 damages from the High Court over negligence in her post-operative care at St James’s Hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Concepta Anderson (58) fell during episode in hosptial toilet after pacemaker removed

A Dublin man has lost a High Court challenge aimed at quashing his conviction for obstructing the installation of water meters. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Judge rules there was no want of fair procedures in how case of Stephen Bennett handled

The €1 million bill for the wedding of Ciara Quinn in 2007 was paid by the Slieve Russell Hotel company but that bill was never repaid, Paul Gallagher SC said. Photograph: Collins

High Court told family members extracted €1.95bn, including €1m for a wedding

Judge said he had  little doubt, if left without court protection, the man’s condition will deteriorate and he will be at high risk of returning to a homeless existence.

Reports from three doctors all expressed view man lacks capacity to make decisions about his welfare and finances

A High Court judge has decided to take no further action against two lawyers who were accused of using litigation as a strategy to stop the deportation of a criminal they represented. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Judge says ‘wholly unsubstantiated case that was entirely without merit’ wasted scarce resources

Marie Daly, at the Four Courts  on Thursday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Special needs assistant urges court to overturn decision she cannot resume work in school

Mr Justice Peter Kelly said  “due process is important” and there had been no review of the man’s detention for a long period.

Vulnerable man has been in care since he was a child and is ‘entirely on his own’

Sean Quinn’s daughters (from left)  Aoife, Colette,  Ciara,  and Brenda at the Four Courts on Wednesday for the continuation of their  High Court action against IBRC. Photograph: Collins Courts

Judge asks why siblings did not follow advice to seek independent advice on guarantees

Seán Quinn’s children, Aoife, Brenda, Ciara, Colette and Seán Jr, at the Four Courts on Tuesday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Counsel for five siblings says Anglo Irish Bank ‘not just a bad bank, it was the worst bank’

Colette and Brenda Quinn, daughters of Sean Quinn, are part of a dispute between Mr Quinns’ five children and the IBRC, concerning loans of €2.34bn

Up to 49 witnesses expected in long-running dispute about loans for €2.34bn

Ms Justice Burns said: ‘The people of Ireland are entitled to expect in their dealings with the banks that demands made of them are lawful and accurate and that care is exercised in computing and claiming the amounts due.’

Kenmare Property Finance seeking €3.48m from Tipperary woman for land and costs

The president of the High Court has urged that an adult psychiatric assessment be carried out this week on a very vulnerable young woman. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Judge seeks urgent assessment of woman (18) allegedly subjected to ‘devastating’ abuse

 Prof Bleddyn Jones pictured leaving the Four Courts  after giving evidence in a High Court action taken by Ruth Morrissey. Photograph: Collins Courts

Doctors failed to follow up treatment of Ruth Morrissey, who is now terminally ill, expert says

The man was an asylum applicant when he married the woman in Ireland in February 2010.

Appeal brought by a Pakistani man, an EU citizen woman and her child

High Court master Edward Honohan: “Bank’s affidavits have fallen from grace. They no longer enjoy any presumption of accuracy.” Photograph: Collins

Judges uncritically favouring banks ‘should resign’, High Court master Honohan says

A property owner has consented to an order requiring him to immediately remove the occupants of an attic flat in a house and four mobile homes at its rear due to fire safety concerns.

Michael James Stamp told to move residents out of attic flat and four mobile homes at rear

A High Court judge has been asked to decide a dispute over the future care of a woman who has been in a vegetative state for about a decade. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Woman has exceeded life expectancy on which a €2.5m settlement was reached in 2013

A youth brought High Court proceedings seeking enhanced remission while he was detained in Oberstown Children Detention Campus.

Case taken by youth during detention at Obesrtown raises issue of ‘public importance’

The commissioner must reconsider, in line with the Court of Appeal’s findings, journalist Gavin Sheridan’s request for release of the information. Photograph: iStock

Information Commissioner had ruled Gavin Sheridan entitled to data on fibre optic network

The site where it was proposed that an  Apple data centre would be built in Athenry, Co Galway.

Two locals have taken case over decision to approve Athenry proposal, since scrapped by firm

Denis O’Brien’s appeal over Dáil statements by two TDs on his banking affairs was dismissed. File photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Parliamentary immunity not absolute, but ‘means a great deal’, says legal expert

Businessman Denis O’Brien had claimed statements made after he got injunctions against RTÉ on April 30th, 2015, amounted to ‘unwarranted interference’. Photograph: Collins

At issue was whether courts can intervene when committee allegedly fails to obey rules

Niall Leonach and Noel Barry, chairman and secretary respectively of the Enniskerry Walkers Association, had claimed, since 1760, there was a public road in the disputed area known as the Old Coach Road. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Court of Appeal ruled last year hillwalkers failed to prove public right of way existed in Wicklow area

While the bank also complained the personal insolvency  arrangement is envisaged to continue until the man is 70, many people, including judges, do not retire until they are aged 70,  Mr Justice Denis McDonald said.

Bank of Ireland would do better than if the man was made bankrupt or if the bank tried to enforce a possession order, court rules

Colette and Brenda Quinn, two of the five children of Sean Quinn in a legal battle with IBRC. Photograph: Collins Courts

Mr Justice Garrett Simons will hear loans case after previous judge recused himself

 Chief Justice, Frank Clarke will launch the report on Monday at NUI Galway, where the court is sitting this week, the first time it has sat outside a courthouse since the Four Courts reopened in 1932. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Report shows waiting times for appeals fell from up to seven years to an average one year

Businessman Denis O Brien  at the Four Courts on Thursday, the day before his defamation case ended.  Photograph: Collins Courts

Businessman loses defamation case against Sunday Business Post

Denis O’Brien took time out from his international business interests to attend practically all of the hearing. Photograph: Collins Courts

Neither businessman nor Sunday Business Post gave an inch in cross-examinations

 Denis O Brien  at the Four Courts.  Photograph: Collins Courts

Mr O’Brien could face bill of up to €1m after costs order made by judge against him

Bernard Dunleavy SC, for the Quinns, told Mr Justice Michael Twomey in the High Court on Thursday his side was objecting to the judge hearing the case, which was due to open next Tuesday, in light of his knowing socially one of the witnesses, a former official with Anglo Irish Bank

Judge in €2.34bn loan case knows one of the witnesses, a former Anglo official, socially

 Denis O’Brien  at the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts

Denis O’Brien is suing the publisher of Sunday Business Post over articles in 2015

Ruth Morrissey (right) and her husband Paul pictured outside the  High Court, Dublin on July 27th, 2018. Photograph: CourtPix

Ruth Morrissey continuing action against HSE, two US labs over alleged smears misreading

Denis O’Brien at the Four Courts on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Jury to begin considering their verdict on Thursday

Roadstone resisted inspections of its quarries claiming the application was premature and unnecessarily invasive

Evidence whether sites were source of damaging building materials sought

A file photograph of Angela Kerins leaving the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts

Supreme Court says committee acted outside remit during questioning of charity boss

Angela Kerins, pictured arriving at the Four Courts  last year  during her Supreme Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

Former Rehab CEO took case over her treatment before Dáil Public Accounts Committee

Denis O’Brien was a “fish out of water” among the 22 as he was not a “developer king”, not under huge financial pressure, Paul O’Higgins SC said. Photograph: Collins

Paul O’Higgins SC said Denis O’Brien is ‘not out to destroy’ anyone in bringing case

Supreme Court judges find in favour of former minister for justice but do not criticise barrister

A couple have resolved their dispute with Dublin City Council over being removed from its social housing list

Woman who bought €2,000 flat in Latvia to be placed on list under resolution of court case

The appeal court declined to quash the disputed sections, saying that was a matter for negotiation between  Alan Shatter and the government that commissioned the report. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Report concerned former Minister’s handling of Sgt Maurice McCabe complaints

In his Supreme Court judgment on Monday, Mr Justice O’Donnell said Kevin Tracey was entitled to have a separate hearing, the possibility of getting legal assistance and, if appropriate, legal aid before any possible punishment  for contempt. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Man wins appeal over District Court judge decision to jail him for a week

Cllr John O’Donnell from Donegal was  filmed in a meeting with an undercover RTÉ researcher. Image: RTÉ.

John O’Donnell wants to be joined to judicial review proceedings by Hugh McElvaney

A High Court judge has dismissed a man’s claim for €60,000 damages over injuries allegedly suffered in a crash. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Court told of inconsistencies in case of Patrick Ward, who told GP he was ‘ok’ two weeks after accident

Businessman Denis O’Brien has claimed he was defamation in articles published in   the ‘Sunday Business Post’ in 2015. Photograph: Collins

Businessman claims he was defamed in articles in the Sunday Business Post in 2015

Former Editor of the Sunday Business Post, Ian Kehoe at the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts

Former Sunday Business Post editor said articles did ‘no damage’ to businessman

Former Irish Life & Permanent chief executive Denis Casey, who has served a sentence of two years and nine months’ imprisonment for conspiracy to defraud. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Supreme Court unanimously rejects appeal by Denis Casey

Former Editor of the Sunday Business Post, Ian Kehoe told the court Mr Kehoe said he believed Denis O’Brien was treated fairly in  articles  .Photograph: Collins Courts

Sunday Business Post editor cross-examined over alleged defamation of businessman

Injuries suffered by  75-year-old Christina McGagh were not identified in hospital after she fell down the stairs at home. She died five months later.

‘Tragic consequences’ of treatment failings emerge after family sues over mother’s death

Former editor of the Sunday Business Post, Ian Kehoe at the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts

Untrue to suggest stories were ‘gratuitous, cynical and unwarranted slur’, former SBP editor says

Brenda Quinn (right ), with her sister Colette, will be the first witness to give evidence in the family’s court action against IBRC over responsibility for €2.34 billion in bank loans. Photograph: Collins Courts

Action by Sean Quinn’s five adult children against IBRC will go to trial on March 5th

The interconnector comprises an overhead line linking an existing substation in Co Meath with a planned substation in Co Tyrone. Photograph: iStock

Issues included whether An Bord Pleanála was ‘competent authority’

Mr Justice Peter Kelly was told in the High Court on Monday it is “very uncertain” at this stage whether the Law Society’s compensation fund will have to reimburse clients of Moya O’Donnell’s practice.

Moya O’Donnell diverted client funds into her personal bank accounts, including sums left in a will to charity and a priest

  Island Capital Management Ltd is challenging a ruling by Mr Justice Brian Cregan concerning the treatment of certain documents

Denis O’Brien-controlled Island Capital claims breach of law and rights on retention and use of documents

Gavin O’Reilly; his former secretary Mandy Scott; and Karl Brophy, former INM director of corporate affairs, are all concerned their personal data was accessed. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Former chief executive concerned his personal data was accessed in 2014

Gardaí did not carry out a new investigation when a woman made a complaint as an adult in 2010 over  alleged child abuse, the High Court has heard.  File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

There was no investigation after woman gave statement on alleged abuse by father, trial told

 Denis O Brien,  at the Four Courts in Dublin on Friday. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Ian Kehoe said the story was of ‘immense public and national importance’

Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

HSE had claimed Hickeys pharmacy group was overcharging for fees

Denis O’Brien: claims the Sunday Business Post articles wrongly meant he was among a ‘gang’ of 22 borrowers who ‘wrecked the country’. Photograph: Collins Courts

Tom Lyons argues article headlined ‘The gang of 22’ was very positive about O’Brien

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