Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation chairperson  Judge Yvonne Murphy. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation is to seek an extension of one year before publishing its final report, which was due next mont(...)

The hulk of the ‘Betelgeuse’ lies at the oil Jetty at Whiddy Island in Co Cork on January 9th, 1979. File photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

Successive Irish governments have been accused by the son of a victim of the Whiddy Island disaster of treating Irish workers as second-class citizens(...)

Almost a quarter of the €27 million paid out by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal since 2013 was split between just five individuals. The t(...)

Brother of the late Anthony O’Mahony, Seamus (centre) leaves the Central Criminal Court   after Michael Ferris was sentenced to five years for the killing of Anthony O’Mahony (73) in  Co Kerry. Photo: Laura Hutton/Collins.

Provocation, a defence which judges have repeatedly said requires significant reform, is used in a quarter of all murder trials. Ireland is unique am(...)

An account of the collapse of the trial is being reviewed by the Cabinet and is likely to be published later today by the Minister for Business Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The Government is to strengthen the agency that oversees company law and investigates white collar crime, in part in response to the collapse of the t(...)

  Chief Justice Frank Clarke.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Only “bona fide journalists” and lawyers may report, message or tweet live from court cases, the Chief Justice has directed. The new practice directi(...)

Ms Justice Mary Laffoy, president of the Law Reform Commission, which held its annual conference on Wednesday.

The State faces being isolated within EU law with the loss of a key ally following Brexit, but there are potentially thousands of jobs to be won if th(...)

Minister of State Michael D’Arcy. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The Government minister in charge of insurance policy has said he is “not afraid” to push for a referendum that would reduce personal injuries awards (...)

The principle of using prison as a last resort, which is widely accepted by Irish judges, should be abandoned in the case of persistent offenders, the(...)

Ireland’s largest estate agent Sherry FitzGerald paid a dividend of just more than over €1 million to shareholders last year

Ireland’s largest estate agent Sherry FitzGerald paid a dividend of just more than over ¤1 million to shareholders last year on the back of strong sal(...)

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