Developer Johnny Ronan’s company Spencer Place Development Company has already lodged an appeal on the substantive issue with the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Tony Gavin

The High Court has ordered a company owned by developer Johnny Ronan to pay the legal costs of Dublin City Council over its failed challenge to the lo(...)

File photograph of Pamela Flood in her Clontarf home. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Restaurateur Ronan Ryan and his former Miss Ireland wife Pamela Flood, had never heard of the personal insolvency regime when they both signed a conse(...)

The woman claimed that she became pregnant at 15 years of age. The child was born in July 1979 in Mount Carmel Hospital, Dublin, where three days later the baby was taken from her against her will.

The High Court has dismissed a damages action against the Adoption Authority of Ireland brought by a 56-year-old woman who claims she was coerced into(...)

The case taken by Friends of the Irish Environment before Mr Justice Garrett Simons (above), is expected to last several days. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

A landmark High Court challenge against the State over new regulations that allow for the industrial extraction of peat from bogs has opened before th(...)

Monaghan councillor Hugh McElvaney was the subject of the RTÉ Investigates programme broadcast in December 2015.

A county councillor has lost his High Court bid aimed at preventing an ethics inquiry being conducted over comments he made while being secretly filme(...)

Mr Justice Simons said  the District Court orders against Mark Mooney were made in excess of that court’s jurisdiction. Photograph:  Credit: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The High Court has set aside the nine-month custodial sentence imposed by a lower court on a man who admitted taking 12,000 pictures of a female neigh(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is  said to be examining how to further restrict possibilities for local objections. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Developers seeking to avail of fast-track planning may be given just one year to start building or risk losing their permission. Minister for Housing(...)

Mr Justice Garrett Simons granted an injunction suspending the coming into effect of regulations which exempt, for at least 18 months, large scale peat extraction projects from the provisions of domestic laws implementing two European environmental directives. File photograph: iStock

A “wholesale” legal ban preventing enforcement action over unlicensed large scale peat extraction activity has been lifted by the High Court. Mr Jus(...)

Cross Avenue on which Chesterfield House is located. Photograph: Google Street View

A “fatal” error that meant a developer failed to publish online a report about bats has resulted in a judge quashing planning permission for more than(...)

Supermac’s founder  Pat McDonagh at the Four Courts in June. Photograph: Collins Courts

A legal dispute between Supermac’s founder Pat McDonagh and tenants of one of the fast-food chain’s outlets has been settled. As part of the settleme(...)

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