Under the free legal aid scheme, a solicitor granted a legal aid certificate is entitled to payment of €201.50 for a first appearance in cases before the District Court with a payment of €120.88 in relation to each subsequent case

A solicitor is not entitled to two separate payments under the free legal aid scheme for a client whom he represented in relation to two separate alle(...)

Solicitor Aonghus McCarthy is one of the best paid criminal legal aid solicitors in the State, new figures show. Photograph: Collins Courts

The solicitor caught with cocaine in his wallet at Mountjoy prison is one of the best paid criminal legal aid solicitors in the country, new figures s(...)

Solicitor Aonghus McCarthy arrives at  Dublin District Court where he pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of cocaine at Mountjoy Prison in February, 2017. Photograph: Collins Courts

A solicitor caught with cocaine in his wallet at Mountjoy Prison has been given a chance to avoid a criminal conviction after a judge accepted claims (...)

Ballinrobe winners, John Murry (left) and Frankie Guilfoyle

The Angling Trades Association (ATA) in Britain has reacted strongly to speculation about the number of bass that anglers catch and sell. Despite thei(...)

 President of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns. File Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A District Court judge’s decision to grant free legal aid for one case, rather than two, against a man on separate road traffic and public order charg(...)