Ms Justice Mary Faherty ruled the District Court must reconsider its refusal to pay the legal costs incurred by her lawyers after they continued to work for her for free, resulting in the Child and Family Agency   withdrawing its application to put the baby in care.

A homeless mother who successfully fought an attempt to take her newborn baby into care was wrongly refused her legal costs because the State’s legal (...)

The Supreme Court has directed a fresh hearing of claims a settlement agreement, under which two brothers allegedly agreed to pay some €1.1 million ar(...)

Fianna Fáil Dublin West TD Jack Chambers said the Government was proposing a 200-fold funding increase for yet another “bureaucratic quango”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government has had to rely on the support of Sinn Féin to narrowly defeat an Opposition effort to remove a highly contentious provision in its new(...)

Fianna Fáil spokesman on justice Jim O’Callaghan had previously insisted the Chief Justice should chair the new Judicial Appointments Commission. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fianna Fáil has proposed the appointment of a retired judge to chair the new Judicial Appointments Commission in a proposed compromise with the Govern(...)

The site of the proposed €850m Apple data centre at Athenry, Co Galway, which has been approved by An Bord Pleanála.  Mr Justice Paul McDermott has set the date of October 25th to hear objectors’ applications for leave to appeal the decision

An appeal is being sought against a judgment permitting US tech giant Apple to develop the first phase of a planned €850 million data centre in Co Gal(...)

Bus Éireann made a loss of €9.3 million last year and relies on the support of CIÉ to continue as a going concern. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

FBD’s share price was battered somewhat as Hurricane Ophelia blew across Ireland, while businesses in all other sectors of the economy assessed the da(...)

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi pays tribute on the 148th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth , on October 2nd, 2017, at Rajghat in New Delhi. Photograph: Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images

India’s supreme court has appointed an amicus curiae in a petition seeking a new investigation into Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination nearly 70 years ago(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien leaves the Four Courts last December after giving evidence in the Red Flag case. Photograph: Collins Courts

It was perhaps not surprising that the president of the Court of Appeal, Mr Justice Seán Ryan, struck a tone of mild exasperation in parts of his judg(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien has lost his appeal in the Red Flag case. Red Flag denies defamation or conspiracy or that Mr O’Brien suffered harm or loss from the dossier. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Denis O’Brien has failed to get court orders directing Red Flag Consulting to give him documents that might disclose the identity of its client for an(...)

Denis O’Brien leaving the Four Courts in Dublin. File photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Businessman Denis O’Brien has received permission to appeal directly to the Supreme Court over the dismissal of his case against the Dáil and State ov(...)