People wearing facemasks in Dublin’s city centre due to Covid-19. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Doctors and pharmacists have raised concerns about a lack of cocooning among some over-70s who do not not understand or are not adhering to the stay a(...)

The remains of Concern co-founder Fr Jack Finucane are carried out by  Joe Sweeney and Jack Finnucane jnr and others at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Kimmage Manor, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The late Fr Jack Finucane helped save and improve the lives of millions of people, said Concern chief executive Dominic MacSorley. “He brought order t(...)

Ms Justice Marie Baker in the High Court will make orders later specifying when winding down work must be done by Shillelagh Quarries Ltd in a 3.27-hectare area at the 25-hectare site near Brittas, Co Dublin, on the north-facing slope of the 465-metre Butter Mountain. Photograph: Shillelagh Quarries Ltd website

A quarrying operation in “an area of exceptional public amenity” must cease, the High Court has ruled. Ms Justice Marie Baker will make orders later s(...)

The High Court  has heard that a homeless couple have rejected South Dublin County Council’s offer of temporary emergency accommodation in a hostel.  Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

A homeless couple have told the High Court that South Dublin County Council’s offer of temporary emergency accommodation is not suitable for their nee(...)

Happy Agamah,  Rathfarnham, Dublin,   who claims he has been the victim of violence, intimidation and racist abuse,  leaving the Four Courts  after a High Court hearing. Photograph:  Courts Collins

A local authority has been ordered by the High Court to deliver up all information in its possession concerning the case of a man who claims he has be(...)

The top earner in Irish local authorities is Dublin City Council’s chief executive Owen Keegan, who earns €175,721 a year.

Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan has confirmed that there are 216 local authority staff currently earning more than €100,000 each.The top earn(...)

Mr Justice John Hedigan said FBD was liable to pay the full costs of defending an action brought against policyholders Des Gallagher and his wife Emma Hutchinson over an incident on the footpath outside their home at Kilcarrig Crescent, Tallaght. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

An insurance company’s failure to carry out a “thoroughgoing investigation” of statements made by policyholders being sued over an incident outside th(...)

Wellington Lane site extends to three-quarters of an acre

A key redevelopment site on Wellington Lane linking Terenure village and the N11 Blessington Road in south Dublin has come on the market throug(...)