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(...)

The High Court upheld the Financial Ombudsman’s finding that Val O’Driscoll’s complaints were not substantiated. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A farmer whose €350,000 investment dropped to €152,000 after it failed to perform as expected has lost an appeal over whether he received financial ad(...)

Department ordered to reconsider the application in a High Court ruling by Ms Justice Mary Faherty. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Department of the Taoiseach has released records of Cabinet discussions for the first time after it lost a legal battle over the release of climat(...)

Ms Justice Mary Faherty directed   the teacher and the school where she had been employed could not be named in order to protect the identity of the girls concerned. File photograph: Getty Images

A teacher, who ordered five primary school girls to Sellotape their mouths for chatting and giggling in class, was properly removed for professional m(...)

The case arose after Right To Know asked  for access to all documents which show Cabinet discussions related to Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions from 2002 to 2016.

A High Court judge has overturned a refusal to disclose documents concerning Cabinet discussions on greenhouse gas emissions between 2002 and 2016. (...)

A man who spent 26 days in prison after being arrested by immigration authorities while travelling on a bus from Belfast to Dublin has been awarded €7(...)

The Court of Appeal is concerned delays of more than a year here in deciding entry visa applications by non-EU family members of UK/EU citizens who co(...)

A stained glass window commissioned for the House of Prayer in Achill Sound. The  retreat, founded by Christina Gallagher, a self-proclaimed Marian visionary, denies the claims. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A judge has refused to halt an action by a man who alleges his elderly father was subject to a “spiritual injury” over providing a cheque for €200,000(...)

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