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Apple CEO Tim Cook visits Irish developer Hostelworld in Dublin. He said the company was committed to Ireland. “We’ve been here since 1980. We have a very long-term relationship with the country,”

Despite Apple pulling the plug on a proposed data centre in Athenry after it got bogged down in legal planning rows, its CEO Tim Cook said Ireland is (...)

The conveyancing process is archaic and no longer fit for purpose, according to the Law Society

The Law Society is calling for an amnesty on residential properties built outside of planning regulations more than seven years ago, as part of a rene(...)

The likelihood that people  will make a complaint against a solicitor is half  what it was ten years ago, the Law Society said.    Photograph: Eric Luke

Complaints against solicitors have fallen to less than half the level of 2011, a reduction the Law Society puts down in part to the drop in property t(...)

Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan has already proposed in a Private Members’ Bill to reduce the waiting time for a divorce from four years to two. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government should consider removing divorce from the constitution and dealing with it in legislation given the scale of public support for removin(...)

New standards are to be developed for the health and social care sectors to safeguard vulnerable adults and to protect them from physical, financial, (...)

The President of the European Council Donald Tusk told UCD Law Society students that he was a fan of Conor McGregor. Photograph: PA

Thousands of people are looking to a post-Brexit future for the Northern Ireland peace process with “concern and anxiety”, European Council president (...)

 Mr Justice Michael Moriarty. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Attorney General has led tributes to Mr Justice Michael Moriarty as he sat for the last time on Monday as a High Court judge. Attorney General Se(...)

Attorney General: Séamus Woulfe at the Victims’ Directive conference in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Attorney General Séamus Woulfe has urged lawyers to drop “gobbledegook” legal jargon to make the criminal-justice system less intimidating. Courts ha(...)


Ireland should be investigating or prosecuting 3,500 child sex abuse cases every year, the European Commission’s co-ordinator for the Rights of the Ch(...)

Eve Farrelly of The Cari Foundation will highlight a case where a boy was unable to bring his teddy to court as the defence could claim the prosecution was trying to bias the jury, by highlighting his vulnerability. File photograph: iStock/Getty Images

A young boy who was sexually abused was unable to bring his teddy bear into a trial over fears defence lawyers would claim it was a stunt to sway the (...)

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