File image of Vicky Phelan, one of the women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy, at Government Buildings. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Having promised at one point that no woman involved in the CervicalCheck controversy would have to go to court, the Government seems likely to accept (...)

A file image of Vicky Phelan at Government Buildings following a meeting with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A tribunal should be established to hear and determine claims arising out of the CervicalCheck controversy, according to a report published on Tuesday(...)

Malak Thawley (34) died during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy at Holles Street in 2016

The State has agreed to pay the costs of a case in which the High Court halted an inquiry into patient health and welfare at the National Maternity Ho(...)

Paul and Ruth Morrissey pictured at the Four Courts last week where she is taking a legal action over the alleged misreading of her cervical smear tests. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

Minister for Health Simon Harris says he is angry and upset that a woman with two forms of cancer, Ruth Morrissey, had to take her legal action over t(...)

Mr Justice Charles Meenan granted permission, on an ex parte basis (one side only represented), to bring their judicial review challenge.

Five men who say they are “nomadic businessmen” have brought High Court proceedings arising out of income tax assessments issued against them by the C(...)

The late Malak Thawley with her husband Alan Thawley

Public confidence in the country’s maternity services could be undermined under a statutory inquiry into the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) ordered(...)

While originally promised in the programme for government, the decision to move forward on the clinical negligence review is undoubtedly driven by the revelations of Vicky Phelan and other victims of the CervicalCheck controversy. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The decision by Cabinet to establish an expert group on clinical negligence is welcome. To be chaired by Mr Justice Charles Meenan of the High Court, (...)

A couple who had an Islamic marriage in England have lost their High Court challenge to a refusal to allow them marry in Ireland in a civil ceremony.

A couple who had an Islamic marriage in England have lost their High Court challenge to a refusal to allow them marry in Ireland in a civil ceremony.(...)

Mary Byrne argued the land, just under a quarter of an acre, was a garden in her family’s possession. Photograph: Collins Courts

Dublin City Council has failed to overturn court orders granting a woman possession of lands the size of a hockey pitch at the rear of her home in Mar(...)

Mr Justice Charles Meenan heard the matter had been settled to the satisfaction of both parties

A former garda has settled an action for defamation he brought against a newspaper on the Channel Islands, the High Court in Dublin heard on Thursday.(...)

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