Mr Justice Maurice Collins said it was “regrettable” that an apparently successful family company, Lanskey Limited, should be wound up, but the parties have had years to resolve their difficulties to save or revive it. Photograph: iStock

The Court of Appeal has upheld a High Court decision to direct the winding up of a company involved in flower-growing in north Dublin. Mr Justice Mau(...)

 Students wear masks at a school  in Budapest, Hungary. File Photograph: Zsolt Szigetvary/EPA

Two children whose return to their mother was opposed by their Irish-based father because of the mandatory wearing of masks in French schools must be (...)

Ulster Bank acted “unconscionably” in taking €667,000 of savings to offset againist a dispute €1.6 million debt. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A fund has been permanently prevented by the Court of Appeal from seeking to recover some €1.6 million from a doctor arising from a loan issued by Uls(...)

Bula Mines co-founder and director Michael Wymes pictured at the High Court in 1999 during protracted litigation over the failure of the  mine. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan/Collins

A co-founder of the collapsed Bula mine in Co Meath has lost an appeal to allow him challenge a decision adjudicating him bankrupt over the non-paymen(...)

Garda Keith Harrison and his partner Marisa Simms arrive for a hearing of  the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle in 2017. File Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photo

The Court of Appeal has dismissed Garda Keith Harrison’s bid to have findings made by the Disclosures Tribunal against him quashed. The Donegal-based(...)

The VHI has won its bid to exclude economist Moore McDowell being called as an expert witness in a case involving the insurer’s refusal to provide cov(...)

Nephew Brendan Ludlow holding a image of Seamus Ludlow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The family of a Co Louth man, Séamus Ludlow, have lost an appeal aimed at compelling the State to establish an inquiry into the “inexcusable” handling(...)

The Court of Appeal, in a three-judge decision written by Ms Justice Máire Whelan, pictured, upheld the decision  that the teenager should remain in special care.

A highly disturbed teenager, whose parents were allegedly involved in a sado-masochistic relationship, has failed in an appeal against an order that s(...)

A dynamic risk assessment of John Shaw found him to be at a ‘high-level risk of re-offending’

The State’s longest serving prisoner is set to continue his legal bid for two days temporary release per year. English national John Shaw (73) has be(...)

Some 1,900 lines of inquiry were followed up by gardaí and almost 700 statements taken. Two people were arrested and the DPP later directed no criminal prosecutions be brought against them.

The High Court has refused to grant an application by the family of a murder victim for orders halting an inquest into his death until they receive ce(...)

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