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Danielle McLaughlin: ‘Where the lawyer might fret, or go in search of second opinions, the writer just presses the delete key, shrugs, and moves on’

“In 1966 there was a scripture rally in Trafalgar Square. A widower, Mr Honick, went to it. He was about 63. A widow, Mrs Rawnsley, also went. She was(...)

The FBI claims that for at least 30 years, the man in question participated in the production and possession and sale of child pornography, which involved himself engaging in sexually explicit conduct with minor children. Photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters

The High Court has granted the extradition of a 79-year-old man to the United States, where the FBI claims he has been “producing child pornography fo(...)

Some 1,900 lines of inquiry were followed up by gardaí and almost 700 statements taken. Two people were arrested and the DPP later directed no criminal prosecutions be brought against them.

The High Court has refused to grant an application by the family of a murder victim for orders halting an inquest into his death until they receive ce(...)

Suspended solicitor Declan O Callaghan from  Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, at the High Court on Friday.  Photograph: Collins Courts

The president of the High Court has fixed next Wednesday to hear an “urgent” application by the Law Society for orders freezing personal accounts of s(...)

Peter Curran (51), of Cahirciveen, Co Kerry, could now face a substantial legal costs bill for the 25-day hearing before the High Court involving four legal teams and six senior counsel.

A High Court judge has dismissed an action by a former manager at the K Club after finding he “lied continually” during his action alleging he had bee(...)

The High Court last month approved payments of more than €20 million out of the Insurance Compensation Fund to meet a 35 per cent shortfall in awards concerning motorists insured by the collapsed Malta-based insurer Setanta Insurance

The State’s Insurance Compensation Fund may have to be used to settle outstanding claims of Irish policy holders of the collapsed Danish insurer Qudos(...)

A girl, now 18, has been assessed as having made credible disclosures of being subject to sexual abuse by more than 12 individuals before being taken into care aged 10.

An alleged delay over years in taking an extremely vulnerable girl into care, despite concerns about her home situation before she was born, may expos(...)

The Government appointed retired High Court judge John Cooke in June 2017 to investigate Nama’s £1.24 billion (€1.38 billion) sale in 2014 of the portfolio to US distressed-debt firm Cerberus.

The Commission of Investigation into the National Asset Management Agency’s (Nama) controversial sale of its Project Eagle portfolio in the North has (...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn and his brother John had information leaked form Nama.

State assets agency Nama apologised “unreservedly” to developers Michael and John O’Flynn for former employee Enda Farrell’s leaking of their personal(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly said case  raised ‘serious’ issues. He made the girl, now 18, a ward of court.

An “incredibly vulnerable” girl alleged to have been subject to “devastating” sexual abuse in her home by more than 12 local individuals before being (...)

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