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The appeal was brought against the jury’s verdict, which was delivered following a seven-week trial. Photograph: Getty

The Court of Appeal has dismissed Ryanair’s appeal against a jury’s decision that the airline had not been defamed in an email to pilots about its sha(...)

Criminal Courts of Justice on Parkgate Street:  the wheels of justice were  all but still. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

There was no problem obeying the social distancing rules at midday on Wednesday in the Round Hall of the Four Courts in Dublin, but only because there(...)

The appeal arises out of a December 2017 High Court jury finding that three members of the Ryanair Pilot Group (RPG) had not defamed the airline in the email sent to 2,289 pilots. Photograph: AFP

Ryanair has asked the Court of Appeal to overturn a jury’s decision that the airline was not defamed in an email sent to pilots about its shares and t(...)

Susan Riches from Ontario, Canada at the Four Courts in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Canadian tourist who fell down the stairs of a double decker tourist bus in Dublin has settled her High Court action on undisclosed terms. Retired (...)

Luke Morrison  who is facing a total legal costs bill estimated at more than €1m after a High Court jury found he was not unlawfully assaulted outside a bar in Limerick city by two off duty gardaí. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man is facing a total legal costs bill estimated at more than €1 million after a High Court jury found he was not unlawfully assaulted outside a bar(...)

Captain Pádraig Higgins: a jury decided he should receive €387,000 over defamaiton by the Irish Aviation Authority. Photograph:  Collins Courts

A High Court jury has awarded €387,000 to Aer Lingus pilot Pádraig Higgins against the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) over defamatory emails it sent i(...)

The case arose after Padraig Higgins  was involved in an incident in April 2013 when his single-engine microlight aircraft had to make an emergency landing. Photograph: iStock

An Aer Lingus pilot taking legal action over defamatory emails about him sent by the Irish Aviation Authority told the High Court there was “a large b(...)

   In the apology read in court the IAA   accepted it published statements that  were unsubstantiated and caused Captain Padraig Higgins (above) upset and reputational damage. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has apologised to an Aer Lingus Airbus pilot for false and defamatory statements in emails which it circulated inte(...)

Viktor Olaru pictured leaving the Four Courts on Thursday.  Photograph: Collins Courts

A damages action by a man over a collision at a roundabout in Clonsilla has been adjourned by the High Court to next month to allow him call evidence (...)

The Four Courts, Dublin. The Bangladeshi businessman, in his 30s, has lived here since 2013 and had built up a “successful” restaurant business that he operated using a temporary work permit.  Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A failed asylum seeker was put in prison for more than a month, despite presenting himself for deportation three times on previous occasions, the High(...)

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