Mr Justice Garrett Simons dismissed an application by the Director of Public Prosecutions for an extension of time to challenge what the DPP said was “a patent and fundamental error” of Wexford Circuit Court in 2019 in acquitting Dean O’Brien.

The DPP’s failure to act expeditiously meant she could not challenge the acquittal of a man on charges of six holiday home burglaries which he had pre(...)

The man has since retired from his position in Dunnes Stores, the court was told

A man who suffered a minor head injury after a heavy metal shutter fell on his head at a Dunnes Stores outlet has secured €46,000 under a settlement o(...)

The woman had won a High Court challenge last year over a possession order obtained by the bank. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A bank is entitled to a full hearing in the High Court of its claim for possession of a woman’s family home in Co Wexford, the Supreme Court has ruled(...)

The court heard the boy’s scar is not visible unless his hair is wet, or it is windy. File photograph

A child left with a scar on his scalp after a bookcase fell on him in a creche while he was trying to climb up it has secured €80,000 under a settleme(...)

Stephen and Alan Harris died in 2015. File photograph

The wife and partner of two brothers who died in a tragic sewer incident in Co Dublin have secured settlements totalling €175,000 of their High Court (...)

Philomena Lee was sent to the Sean Ross Abbey mother and baby home in Roscrea, Co Tipperary, when she became pregnant aged 18. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Retired nurse Philomena Lee has brought a High Court challenge aimed at quashing parts of the final report of the Commission of Investigation into Mot(...)

Joseph Cullen, Bayview Grange, Wicklow town, was convicted and banned from driving for three years in February 2020 by a Wicklow District Court judge. The High Court has overturned that conviction. File photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

A man’s drink-driving conviction has been reversed by the High Court because a doctor in a hospital who gave permission for his blood sample to be tak(...)

Mr Justice Garrett Simons said  he was satisfied to approve the ‘very good’ settlement offer from the HSE.

A teenage boy has secured an €80,000 settlement of his High Court action taken after a HSE eye clinic failed to take steps when the boy was aged five (...)

Cara Faye O’Brien O’Keeffe fell into brambles while playing at her school and suffered lacerations and abrasions to her face.

A child left with facial scars after falling into brambles while playing at her Montessori school has secured €90,000 under a settlement of her High C(...)

The High Court decided in June 2019 that the Minister of State for Business, Enterprise and Innovation acted outside his powers when making a sectoral employment order (SEO) for electricians.

The Supreme Court will rule on a later date on the State’s appeal against a far-reaching finding that a law under which minimum pay and conditions are(...)

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