The doctor is facing a Fitness to Practise hearing, pursuant to the 2007 Medical Practioners Act, to determine if he engaged in conduct constituting professional misconduct or poor professional performance.  Photograph: Alan Betson

A doctor facing a Medical Council Fitness to Practise Committee (FTP) hearing has challenged the constitutionality of parts of the Medical Practitione(...)

Mr Justice Michael McGrath ruled  the application to Gavin Morrissey of changes introduced last April in rules for admission to the course, which changes adversely impacted on him, was unfair because they were made without adequate and clear notice to him. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Co Kilkenny student who went to the High Court after being refused a place this autumn in the Army Cadet School can begin the course immediately aft(...)

The Four Courts in Dublin. James Elliott Construction has ended two legal cases against Lagan Group subsidiary Irish Asphalt. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

James Elliott Construction (JEC) has ended two cases against Lagan Group subsidiary Irish Asphalt arising from a dispute over pyrite damage after the (...)

More than 600 residents of the 298 apartments at Longboat Quay are affected by fire safety notices which empower Dublin Fire Brigade to evacuate the complex should it consider such a step necessary. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The Longboat Quay Management Company has initiated legal proceedings over liability for funding fire safety works costing of some €3.5 million at the (...)

An allegation that a former nursing director at a Longford old people’s home had worked while under the influence of alcohol, has been withdrawn by the Nursing and Midwifery Board.

An allegation that a former nursing director at a Longford old people’s home had worked while under the influence of alcohol, has been withdrawn by th(...)