Rihanna’s Irish lawyers challenged the legality of the way court papers were served on her. File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Singer Rihanna has failed to halt High Court proceedings brought against her by an Irish woman over alleged “malicious falsehoods” in an email and a p(...)

Rihanna: Dublin woman Dana Kavanagh says she was caused emotional suffering as a result of what she says was a false and malicious email sent by the singer on July 11th, 2013. Photograph: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

A judge has reserved her decision in a challenge by singer Rihanna to High Court proceedings brought against her by an Irish woman over alleged “malic(...)

 Dana Kavanagh is suing for damages and loss of earnings arising out of what she says is a false and malicious email, sent to her by Rihanna, containing what she says are untrue references to her partner Geoffrey Keating. Photograph:  Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images

A woman claims in High Court proceedings her business was destroyed by a false email and rumours circulated by singer Rihanna about the woman’s partne(...)

Geoffrey Keating worked for Rihanna in 2012 and 2013. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

A former head of security for Rihanna has appeared in court charged with harassing a Garda sergeant. Geoffrey Keating (38), Woodbank Drive, Valley Pa(...)

Padraig Pearse (1879 - 1916), the Irish writer, educator and nationalist politician who joined the IRB (Irish Republican Brotherhood), directed the Easter Rising in April 1916 and became the first president of the Provisional Irish Republic. When he surrendered to the British in the same month, he was arrested, court-martialled and shot.

Ghosts On December 25th, 1915 (his last Christmas), Pádraig Pearse signed off a pamphlet entitled Ghosts, hardly Yuletide fare. Though he a(...)

 Rihanna attends the Zac Posen fashion show at Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal  in New York City last month. Photograph: Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images

A defamation action against singer Rihanna brought by her Dublin-based former head of security is no longer proceeding.The action was brought by Geoff(...)

A Dublin-based former security chief for singer Rihanna (above) is taking the pop star to court over an email she sent to him. Photograph: Christopher Polk/Getty Images

Pop singer Rihanna is being sued at the High Court over allegedly making defamatory comments about her former head of security. Dublin-ba(...)

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