Mr Justice Kevin Cross spoke against new guidelines for personal injury awards. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The judge who manages personal injury litigation in the High Court argued against the adoption of new guidelines designed to reduce the level of such (...)

The man is accused of threatening to kill the woman. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A Dubliner accused of threatening to kill a woman while hijacking her car and falsely imprisoning her after the alleged robbery of a bookies went on t(...)

The directive from the department had banned trawlers over 18m from fishing within the six-mile limit. File photograph: Donall Farmer/The Irish Times

A leading fishing organisation has welcomed a High Court ruling which has effectively led to a Department of the Marine ban of vessels over 18 metres (...)

The allegations relate to the former Kanes of Granard car showroom premises, which is now vacant. It is one of several pieces of property the receiver is selling in a bid to recoup a 2009 judgment for €4.97m obtained by Revenue against John Alex  Kane related to the non-payment of tax on car sales.

A High Court judge has warned a man facing a contempt of court application he will not trawl over the events of the last fifteen years when the case g(...)

The judge was making final orders following his judgment on the latest stage of marathon litigation concerning control of Blackrock Clinic. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Breccia, a company linked to businessman Larry Goodman, has been granted judgment by the High Court for €7.89 million, plus substantial legal costs, a(...)

File photograph of members of Friends of the Irish Environment (left to right) David Healy, Sadhbh O’Neill, Tony Lowes and Clodagh Daly at the High Court, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Unless the Government acts “urgently and significantly” to reduce rising greenhouse gas emissions, there will be “catastrophic” consequences for life,(...)

“The Four Courts in Dublin, Ireland. The courts are the Republic of Ireland’s main courts building, housing the supreme court and high court. They were built between 1796 and 1802. UK & Ireland lightbox”

The High Court has been asked to direct a trial of preliminary issues with a view to preventing Denis O’Brien pursuing various claims against Declan G(...)

In High Court proceedings against the Government and the State, Friends of the Irish Environment sought to have the court quash the government’s approval of the plan.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by an environmental group over the dismissal of its case alleging that a Government plan aimed at tackl(...)

Aoife Bennett was 16 when she got the vaccine in December 2009 as part of a mass vaccination programme. Photograph: Collins Courts

The 26-year old woman who has sued claiming she developed narcolepsy after she got the Pandemrix swine flu vaccine has said within weeks she suffered (...)

Aoife Bennett: Her family claims the administration of the Pandemrix vaccine to combat   swine flu  was badly mismanaged.   Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

It is not unusual to see people nodding off during long, complex legal proceedings, but there is great heartbreak associated with the phenomenon in a (...)

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