The law library in the Four Courts. File photograph: David Sleator

A woman with terminal ovarian cancer who sued over an alleged failure to take adequate measures to protect her from the risk of developing the disease(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said the Exchequer was facing potentially gigantic arrears. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Almost €200 million will be paid out of State coffers after thousands of hospital consultants in Ireland settled a landmark court action, the Governme(...)

As part of the settlement, consultants will receive corrected remuneration. Photograph: Thinkstock

Hospital consultant doctors are to get a pay increase following the settlement of their breach of contract claims against the Health Service Executive(...)

People pay their respects in front of dozens of coffins containing remains of more than 600 victims of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. File photograph: Themistocles Hakizimana/Reuters

Between 2001 and 2015, sales of translated fiction grew by 96 per cent. One reason, argues Daniel Hahn, who last year established a prize for first tr(...)

From left: solicitor Roger Murray with Michael Carpenter and Lisa Keily  leaving the Four Courts on Tuesday. Photograph: Collins

A boy with cerebral palsy who sued the HSE over the circumstances of his birth at Sligo General Hospital has settled his High Court action for €5 mill(...)

Profits at BT took a hit after the telecoms giant took a £225 million charge linked to its Italian accounting scandal. Photograph: PA

BT posted a 42 per cent drop in first-quarter profit after it took a fresh charge from an Italian accounting scandal to avoid legal claims from two of(...)

A number of settlements have been increased following the Court of Appeal’s “Russell” judgement.

An €11.6m settlement for a young girl with cerebral palsy has been increased by €3.9m to more than €15.6 million as a result of a recent ruling affect(...)

John Reynolds: had sued Altomoravia Ltd and guarantors Thomas Anderson, Colin Dolan and Michael Ormond, who had agreed to take over the POD nightclub. Photograph: Collins

The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision businessman John Reynolds is entitled to some €684,000 damages over failure to implement a settlement of a d(...)

 European Council president Donald Tusk: the council wrote, “Citizens who have built their lives on the basis of rights flowing from the British membership of the EU face the prospect of losing those rights.” Photograph: Matthew Mirabelli /AFP/Getty Images

On 29 March 2017, the European Council has received the notification by the United Kingdom of its intention to withdraw from the European Union and Eu(...)

  The ASTI picket at Monkstown Park College in Dublin during a strike in November. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Second-level teachers who are members of the ASTI are to take further industrial action “as appropriate”. The ASTI standing committee met on Friday t(...)

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