Amnesty International Ireland - headed by executive director Colm O’Gorman - previously described Sipo’s demand that it return the money as ‘unreasonable and unjust’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Amnesty International Ireland has welcomed the High Court’s quashing of a demand by the Standards in Public Office (Sipo) Commission that it return a (...)

Independent TD  Danny Healy Rae at Leinster House. File Photograph: Alan Betson

An environmental campaigner has brought a legal challenge to a decision to allow a company owned by Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae raise the level of (...)

An Indian nurse at Beaumont Hospital who alleged racial discrimination after being passed over for promotion 11 times, has brought a legal challenge over the dismissal of her complaint by the Workplace Relations Commission. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

An Indian nurse at Dublin’s Beaumont Hospital who alleged racial discrimination after being passed over for promotion 11 times, has brought a legal ch(...)

A jailed Sunday school teacher has been ordered by the High Court to pay €300,000 in damages to a boy who he sexually abused while he stayed overnight in his home. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

A jailed Sunday school teacher has been ordered to pay €300,000 in damages to a boy who he sexually abused while he stayed overnight in his home. Th(...)

Representatives of the Irish Thalidomide Association outside the Dáil in 2010. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A High Court judge has expressed concern about the slow progress of 26 cases in which people are suing for compensation over the Thalidomide drug. Mr(...)

An image from Marh 2018 showing seven of the 14 ‘hooded men’, who were kept in hoods interned in Northern Ireland in 1971. (From left) Jim Auld, Patrick McNally, Liam Shannon, Fracncie McGuigan, Davy Rodgers, Brian Turley and Joe Clarke. Photograph: PA

The Government is to appeal the European Court of Human Right’s finding that 14 men in Northern Ireland were not tortured when detained by the British(...)

Daniel Mullan is facing extradition to the US where he faces four charges including the alleged sexual exploitation of a child.

An Irish man wanted in the United States on charges including the alleged sexual exploitation of a child claims consideration should be given to him b(...)

The ODCE wants inspectors to investigate an alleged data breach at INM. Photograph: Frank Miller

The president of the High Court has fixed July 10th to hear the State corporate watchdog’s application to have inspectors appointed to investigate an (...)

The papers the Central Bank is seeking include the ODCE’s concerns that INM’s former chairman, Leslie Buckley, may have shared “inside information” with its biggest shareholder, Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Alan Betson

Independent News & Media (INM) is considering its next step after the High Court dismissed its attempt to prevent the Office of the Director of Co(...)

Separately, INM has launched a legal action against its former chairman Leslie Buckley. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The High Court will rule on Friday on the challenge by Independent News & Media aimed at preventing the State’s corporate watchdog proceeding with(...)

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