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Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan pictured in the Four Courts on her last day as a Supreme Court  judge. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Supreme Court judge has warned there is a “real risk” the courts will be unable to administer justice in line with the Constitution and European Con(...)

Leona O’Callaghan addresses the Bar Council conference Laws and Effects. Photograph: The Bar of Ireland/Twitter

A woman who was raped as a child has told a Bar Council conference that while she continued to function through her childhood, she collapsed when havi(...)

Barrister Rachel Baldwin said a woman at the Dolphin House Family Law Court in Dublin tried to push her down the stairs after a hearing. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

More than half of all barristers have experienced violence or aggression in the course of their work, with the family courts being cited as the most d(...)

Criminal Courts of Justice, Dublin. The average fees paid to one of the top 10 earning solicitors’ firms, including VAT, came to €473,417 in 2018. Photograph: Frank Miller

Fees paid under the State’s criminal-legal aid system rose by more than 11.5 per cent last year, with almost €65 million paid out to solicitors and ba(...)

Armed gardaí near the family courts in Smithfield, Dublin, on Thursday. Photograph: Collins

A permanent Garda presence had been approved for the Phoenix House family court facility in Smithfield, Dublin just three days before a man held sever(...)

Mr Justice John Hedigan  presided over the long running unsuccessful civil jury action for damages by Ian Bailey.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Attorney General has paid tribute to Mr Justice John Hedigan, who has retired as a judge of the Court of Appeal, for his many years of “dedicated (...)

The closure is proposed to become effective from next Tuesday when the current restaurant operator Aramark ceases its operation in the complex.

The Minister for Justice is to raise the planned permanent closure of the only public restaurant in the Four Courts with the chief executive of the Co(...)

Mr Justice Alan Mahon is to step down from the Court of Appeal to become the Ombudsman for the Defence Forces. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Ireland would be well on the road to becoming a “more open and transparent society” with capacity to investigate allegations of wrongdoing more speedi(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has championed the Judicial Appointments Bill. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The chairman of the body representing Irish barristers has linked developments in Poland with Minister for Transport Shane Ross’s sponsored bill on ju(...)

Aindrias Ó Caoimh, former High Court and European Court of Justice judge, was one of 100 legal professionals who signed a letter opposing the repeal of the Eighth Amendment. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A group of 100 legal professionals including two former High Court judges have signed a letter opposing the repeal of the Eighth Amendment. The grou(...)

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