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If the marriage proceeds, it is likely to be invalid and to be followed by proceedings to have it declared null and void, the high court heard.

A charity has got a High Court order prohibiting an intellectual disabled man going ahead with a long-planned civil marriage to an intellectually disa(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  indicated the appeal  was to obtain clarity on the legal position after the judgment by Mr Justice Kevin Cross caused widespread alarm among doctors.  Photograph: Fran Veale

The Government has promised to guarantee the full amount of €2.1 million compensation award made to Ruth Morrissey, the terminally ill woman who took (...)

Last March a jury convicted the 41-year-old Wicklow man of repeated sexual attacks on a neighbouring child when she was aged approximately nine.

Lawyers for a convicted child rapist have told a High Court judge that rape victims are subject to criminal prosecution if they publish their own iden(...)

Siobhan Kellett, of Rockfield Green, Maynooth, Co Kildare pictured leaving the Four Courts on Thursday after the opening day of her High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

A woman who took a ‘White Knuckle Boat Ride’, involving 360 degree turns in the middle of the ocean, has sued for damages at the High Court over fract(...)

In the High Court, Mr Justice Max Barrett, in dismissing the man’s challenge, said the decision of the Minister for Justice was not in any way irrational or unreasonable.

A Sudanese man who twice overstayed his visa to Ireland has lost a High Court challenge to a refusal to allow him remain here. The man arrived here i(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly said this week the 85-year-old woman, whose estate is likely to have substantial assets of some €950,000, deserves better’ when she goes to the trouble of executing a power of attorney.

The president of the High Court has strongly criticised a delay over several months in registering an enduring power of attorney (EPA) concerning an e(...)

The High Court heard a CT scan later showed Patrick Lalor had sustained an eye socket fracture. He later developed infection in the lacerations and sepsis and pneumonia and died on June 10th, 2015.

The widow of a man who fell out of his bed while in respite care and died some weeks later has settled her High Court action against the HSE on confid(...)

On Thursday, Mr Justice Michael Twomey accepted there was blameworthy prosecutorial delay by a cumulative 69-week period between when the applicant was arrested in March 2015 and when he was charged in February 2017 just after he had turned 18.

A young man charged with sexually assaulting, when aged 15, the six-year-old daughter of a neighbour has lost a High Court bid to stop his trial. He (...)

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

A High Court judge has upheld the Minister for Justice’s refusal to allow a married Pakistani couple live here on grounds their application involved a(...)

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

The State’s battle with the Quinn family has cost the public up to €170 million in legal and other fees, missing rental incomes, and other money that (...)

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