An initial fixed-charge notice for driving while holding a mobile phone can be settled with the payment of €60 within 28 days. If paid within 28-56 days, the charge is €90. After 56 days, a summons is issued. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Road traffic prosecutions are being “thrown out across the country”, a legal source said on Wednesday, because of a finding that part of the fixed-cha(...)

The student denied any allegation he offered or supplied cannabis for sale to anyone.

A student suspended by a Dublin private school over allegedly selling €20 of cannabis to a fellow student has taken a High Court challenge over a plan(...)

A lack of formal diagnoses and assessment delays have resulted in the children being unable to secure places in schools or playschools with specialist autism units, the mother alleges.

The HSE has consented to orders requiring it to complete, within eight weeks, an assessment of the health and educational needs of three siblings with(...)

The children claim the HSE is  guilty of undue and excessive delays in considering their  applications for assessment of their needs.

A legal challenge aimed at compelling the HSE to assess the health and educational needs of three young siblings with suspected autism will return bef(...)

If you are short on funds this Christmas, this advertising pitch from moneylender Provident might be right up your street. “Your cash could be deliver(...)

Moneylenders are careful in their targeting by offering loans to people dependent on social welfare – or those who need it most but can afford it least.

In 1984 Today Tonight, RTÉ’s precursor to Primetime, broadcast a groundbreaking programme on moneylenders which featured a young Joe Little door-stepp(...)

The Central Bank said there has been a small increase in the amount of money being lent by licenced money lenders.

RONAN McGREEVY The St Vincent de Paul has called on the Central Bank to publish how much money is being lent by licenced money lenders and the cost of(...)