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Four Ford Transit vans lay burned out following Sunday night’s violence at the property in Strokestown. Photograph: Brian Farrell

A sister and one of her brothers evicted from a Roscommon farmhouse last week, prompting a violent retaliation by vigilantes against security guards (...)

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(...)

A file image of Declan O Callaghan, of Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, leaving the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The Law Society will apply on Friday for court orders freezing the personal accounts of suspended solicitor Declan O’Callaghan as well as the accounts(...)

“Divorce is regarded as a normal part of the wear and tear of life.” Photograph: iStock

Family law practitioners broadly support removing divorce from the Constitution in a referendum next year, though one warned that it might be “a bridg(...)

The Law Society of Ireland’s building at Blackhall Place, Dublin  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Forty-one solicitors have been reported to An Garda Síochána over the last four years by their regulatory body for suspected financial offences. Most(...)

Figures from the “Law Society Gazette” published in February show LK Shields to be the Republic’s 15th largest firm.

A small Dublin city law firm is merging with LK Shields, the Republic’s 15th largest law firm, the companies announced on Monday. From Monday, Kilro(...)

Declan O’Callaghan photographed in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The president of the High Court has said there is “nothing satisfactory at all” surrounding the situation of a suspended Co Roscommon solicitor under (...)

The report contains 30 recommendations setting out “a vision for the future of solicitor training”.

Measures to increase access to the law profession for trainees from poorer socio-economic backgrounds have been announced by the Law Society. The or(...)

Motorists will ultimately have to pay a levy to meet the cost of claims for Setanta Insurance, which was placed into liquidation in 2014.

The ruling on Monday in connection with Setanta Insurance by High Court President Mr Justice Peter Kelly was a significant step towards ending a legal(...)

 Paul Cunningham pictured leaving the Four Courts on Monday  after  he was struck off the roll of solicitors. Photograph:  Collins Courts

A solicitor who has not fully repaid a €27,000 sum borrowed by him from an elderly client who is in difficult circumstances has been struck off the ro(...)

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