Last month the  €10 million award to former Kenmare Resources deputy chairman Donal Kinsella was cut to €250,000.Photograph: Collins

Former mining company executive Donal Kinsella will have to repay €250,000 of a €500,000 payment he received so that a record €10 million libel award (...)

Donal Kinsella, former depputy chairman of the Kenmare mining group, pictured at the Four Courts for a Court of Appeal hearing against the €10 million award he received for defamation. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Court of Appeal has cut a €10 million libel award – the highest ever in the State – against mining company Kenmare Resources to €250,000. The €10(...)

Donal Kinsella  at the Four Courts yesterday. He has been paid  €500,000, plus €200,000 in costs, but a stay applies on payment of the remaining sum pending the appeal outcome. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Court of Appeal will rule later on an appeal by Kenmare Resources over a €10 million libel award, the highest in the history of the State, to its(...)

George Birmingham said he hoped judges would soon be appointed so the number of cases  taken out and rescheduled would be reduced.

The new President of the Court of Appeal has warned waiting times of at least 20 months for appeal hearings will get worse and more hearing dates for (...)