The former old Ballivor National School, which was acquired by Narcanon to turn into a drug rehabilitation facility. Photograph:  Seamus Farrelly

The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision which means a €9 million residential drug rehabilitation centre linked to the Church of Scientology can go a(...)

The Supreme Court said Prof McDowell should be precluded on the sole basis of the VHI’s claim to restrain the use of privileged and confidential information previously provided by it to him when acting as an expert witness for the VHI in two separate cases. Photograph: iStock

The VHI is entitled to an order precluding economist Moore McDowell being an independent expert witness for a private hospital in its challenge to the(...)

Eugene McCormack brought proceedings against the Mater Private Hospital and Mater Private Healthcare and Mr Timlin, a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with a practice at the Mater Private Hospital.

The Court of Appeal has directed a retrial of an action alleging a surgeon was negligent in the post-operative care of a man who claimed he developed (...)

 NCPS provides parking control in locations such as apartment complexes, churches, schools and hospitals (stock image of wheel clamp). Photograph: iStock

A car parking management company is liable for €1.7 million VAT on fees collected for its de-clamping service, the Court of Appeal has ruled. Nationw(...)

 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 (...)

Mr Justice Richard Humphreys stepped down last week from the LRC with immediate effect

High Court judge Mr Justice Richard Humphreys has resigned from his position on the Law Reform Commission (LRC), less than seven months into a five-ye(...)

Mr Justice Maurice Collins  noted the question of the man’s capacity to marry was a matter of intense dispute. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The Court of Appeal has upheld a challenge against the refusal of the High Court to halt an inquiry into whether an intellectually disabled man who wa(...)

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(...)

BMFS claimed the agency agreement was terminated over its refusal to engage in the mis-selling of financial products to customers. EBS denied the claims. Photograph: Bloomberg

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has rejected an appeal by the Educational Building Society (EBS) against an injunction preventing it terminating an agency a(...)

 Paul Anthony McDermott’s funeral was held in same church he   had married his wife Annick five years previously and where his sons  were baptised in the following years. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

Barrister Paul Anthony McDermott was remebered as a “fantastic father” and a person with “a great sense of justice” during his funeral Mass in Dublin.(...)