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Denis O’Brien. Photograph: David Sleator

Denis O’Brien has returned to the Court of Appeal for the third time seeking a speedy hearing of his challenge to a judgment in his long-running actio(...)

The latest list of barristers approved for admission to the inner bar features 20 men and three women. Up until now, an advisory committee consistin(...)

Andrew Shannon (51): Denied having driven “like a mad man” along the bus lane. Photograph: Collins

A 51-year-old French polisher, currently appealing conviction and imprisonment for damaging a €10 million Monet painting, was said by a judge on Tuesd(...)

Anti-Church of Scientology protesters  stage a  demonstration outside the Four Courts in Dublin before an action involving a member of the church, Zabrina Collins. Photograph: Courts Collins

Zabina Collins, a leading member of the Church of Scientology in Ireland, has told a judge that an email she sent to a school principal complaining ab(...)

Attendees at a conference  in 2012 entitled ‘Dublin Offlines; Speaking out against the cult of Scientology’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Zabina Collins, a leading member of the Church of Scientology in Ireland, launched “a vicious character attack” on a former member who had given a tal(...)

Dr Lafayette Ronald Hubbard,  founder of the Church of Scientology, pictured in 1959. Photograph:  Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Getty Images

Allegations of intimidation and counter proceedings of alleged defamation involving existing and former members of the Church of Scientology linked fo(...)

Scientologists Zabrina Collins and Michael O’Donnell have won High Court orders restraining former Scientologists Peter Griffiths and John McGhee from harassing, assaulting or intimidating them. File photograph: Reuters

A judge has warned warring members and former members of the Church of Scientology to “sit down and be reasonable” with each other if they want to avo(...)

Larry Goodman: his company Breccia was restrained by the High Court  from appointing a receiver over Blackrock Hospital Ltd shares. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ray ManaghBeef baron Larry Goodman’s company Breccia was restrained by the High Court today from appointing a receiver over the Blackrock Hospital Ltd(...)

A Ryanair flight attendant was so demeaned and bullied by a supervisor that he was on occasion physically sick, his counsel claimed at the Employment Appeals Tribunal. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire.

A Ryanair flight attendant was so demeaned and bullied by a supervisor that he was on occasion physically sick, his counsel claimed at the Employment (...)

Laurence O’Mahony:  declared himself bankrupt in the UK in April 2012 and claimed that when he had been discharged from bankruptcy in April of this year, he had been cleared of all bankruptcy debt. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Businessman Laurence O’Mahony and his wife, Christine Connolly, have lost their €6 million home located at what a judge described as the best-known ad(...)