Donal Kinsella, former depputy chairman of the Kenmare mining group, pictured at the Four Courts for a Court of Appeal hearing against the €10 million award he received for defamation. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Court of Appeal has cut a €10 million libel award – the highest ever in the State – against mining company Kenmare Resources to €250,000. The €10(...)

Donal Kinsella  at the Four Courts yesterday. He has been paid  €500,000, plus €200,000 in costs, but a stay applies on payment of the remaining sum pending the appeal outcome. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Court of Appeal will rule later on an appeal by Kenmare Resources over a €10 million libel award, the highest in the history of the State, to its(...)

President of the Court of Appeal Mr Justice George Birmingham told Kevin Carroll’s lawyers he was anxious their client be made aware of the court’s ‘full range of powers’. Photograph: Collins Court

A drama teacher jailed for raping a student when she was about seven years old has withdrawn an appeal against the severity of his sentence after bein(...)

“This is a serious judgment for many people,” said David Hall,  chief executive of the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation. “The whole system favours the vultures.” Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Hundreds of homeowners face renewed threat of repossession following a landmark judgment by the Court of Appeal. The three-judge court ruled unanimou(...)

The report by the former High Court president Nicholas Kearns has been  criticised by a leading member of the judiciary.  Photograph: Alan Betson

A report by former High Court president Nicholas Kearns that criticised the high level of personal injuries compensation has itself been criticised by(...)

Kevin Carroll (58), of Hawthorne Drive, in Birr, Co Offaly jailed for rape and anal rape

Lawyers for a drama teacher jailed for raping a child have told the Court of Appeal that a juror “smiled and winked” at the complainant during his tri(...)

The Law Library in the Four Courts, Dublin. File photograph: David Sleator

A young woman with profound physical and mental disabilities living in a damp council house unsuitable to her needs has failed to get court orders aim(...)

Pramit Ghose former managing partner of liquidated Bloxham Stockbrokers directed to furnish a full record of transactions

The High Court may order Pramit Ghose, former managing partner of liquidated Bloxham Stockbrokers, to furnish a full record of transactions on an acco(...)

AIB logo. Photograph: Reuters/Paul McErlane

A High Court judge has refused an application by AIB Mortgage Bank (AIBMB) to “revisit” findings by her which it fears could raise doubt about some €1(...)

Lissywollen Stadium, the home of Athlone Town FC. File photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A High Court action over a temporary injunction halting an alleged match fixing inquiry involving two former Athlone Town footballers has been resolve(...)

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