The teenager pleaded guilty to driving the car without insurance and driving the car without a driving licence on the night in question. Photograph: iStock

A teenager has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the death of a 16-year-old girl who was killed when the car in which she was a front passen(...)

Cocaine seized by the Garda following a search in 2019.

Serious drug dealers and drug mules are almost twice as likely to receive a prison sentence as they were a decade ago. They are also about twice as l(...)

‘The Government’s decision to allow the poll in Tipperary to go ahead  raises real concerns’. Photograph: Damien Eagers/PA Wire

The Government’s decision to allow the poll in Tipperary to go ahead on Saturday, on foot of advice from the Attorney General’s office, raises real co(...)

Mr Justice Peter Charleton. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives.” So reads the Oscar Wilde quote that opens a document instructing legal staff (...)

“This is a serious judgment for many people,” said David Hall,  chief executive of the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation. “The whole system favours the vultures.” Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Hundreds of homeowners face renewed threat of repossession following a landmark judgment by the Court of Appeal. The three-judge court ruled unanimou(...)

Photograph: iStockphoto

The Cervical Check controversy has given rise to a period of public introspection about the health service. However, with a phalanx of litigation like(...)

Rihanna’s Irish lawyers challenged the legality of the way court papers were served on her. File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Singer Rihanna has failed to halt High Court proceedings brought against her by an Irish woman over alleged “malicious falsehoods” in an email and a p(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy’s reported consideration of more stringent levies on vacant properties and unused sites requires more than just legislation. To work it needs prior amendment of the Constitution. Photograph: Getty Images

The news that 8,000 people are homeless in the State points to the need to curtail the protection given to private property in article 43 of the Const(...)

Saverio Bellante (38) was found not guilty by reason of insanity of the killing of Tom O’Gorman (39) at his address in Castleknock, Dublin, in January 2014.

A medical negligence action by Saverio Bellante, who is in the care of the Central Mental Hospital after being found not guilty by reason of insanity (...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan said Máire Whelan (above) was the best person to be appointed. He said the Government acted entirely within its constitutional powers. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil justice spokesman Jim O’Callaghan has claimed the Government deliberately decided to evade the law in the manner by which it appointed Mái(...)

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