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A €310,000 award to a former Kildare Gaelic footballer for defamation in two newspaper articles about swingers’ parties and the sex trade has been upheld by the Court of Appeal.

A €310,000 award to a former Kildare Gaelic footballer for defamation in two newspaper articles about swingers’ parties and the sex trade has been uph(...)

The Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional a law requiring that a mandatory five year minimum sentence be imposed on some persons convicted under a section of the Firearms Act.

The Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional a law requiring that a mandatory five year minimum sentence be imposed on some persons convicted under(...)

Jonathan Chubb (38), of Keeper Road, Drimnagh, Dublin, pleaded guilty to 34 counts of theft and one count of money laundering between March 2013 and July 2015. File photograph: Collins Courts.

A former property investor who stole deposits from would-be tenants, including a woman and her daughter (8) who were left homeless as a result of his (...)

 Dominique Meehan, from Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, speaking to media outside court  after the appeal hearing of Keith Hearne. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man jailed for raping a woman at a gaming convention has lost an appeal against the severity of his 12-year prison sentence. Keith Hearne (30), of (...)

Monica Lawlor BL, for the Director of Public Prosecutions, said Finbarr Boyle stole money from a school for ‘selfish reasons’ including a ‘very large amount of golf equipment’. File photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images.

A former principal who stole €204,000 from his school for golf equipment and weekends away, has been sent to jail after his original suspended sentenc(...)

Dunnes Stores has failed to overturn a €45,000 award against it.

Dunnes Stores has failed to overturn a €45,000 award against it over its closure of doors which provided an important public walk through between two (...)

As Chief Justice Frank Clarke remarked at the Burren Law School last weekend, the nuts and bolts of an effective courts system are themselves vital to the democratic process. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Poland’s recent experience shows that, even in advanced liberal democracies, the rule of law is a fragile thing. But it takes much less than outright (...)

Former solicitor Michael Lynn pictured on Tuesday afternoon  leaving court. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Letters sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions on behalf of struck-off solicitor Michael Lynn claimed the State was trying to “nail” an “innocent(...)

In his judgment, Mr Justice O’Donnell said, while this area was ‘particularly emotive’, it was important to separate the narrow legal issues which arise

The Supreme Court, by a three-to-two majority, has rejected claims by a former school teacher it would be unconstitutional to permit his prosecution f(...)

The Court of Appeal, in a three-judge decision written by Ms Justice Máire Whelan, pictured, upheld the decision  that the teenager should remain in special care.

A highly disturbed teenager, whose parents were allegedly involved in a sado-masochistic relationship, has failed in an appeal against an order that s(...)

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