The tribunal was established to allow an alternative to going to court for claims arising out of the CervicalCheck controversy.

Two judges have been appointed to the CervicalCheck tribunal set up to investigate negligence in the State’s cervical check screening programme. The(...)

The controversy over the CervicalCheck screening programme involved women who developed cervical cancer, after which an audit of their earlier tests was carried out and revealed discordant results. Photograph: Getty

Two of the three judges, including the chair, who were to sit on the three-person CervicalCheck Tribunal, will not now be taking up their positions, i(...)

 Ian Bailey (62) was  convicted in absentia  in a Paris court on May31st last for the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Collins

The Department of Justice will on Monday seek to get a French extradition warrant for the arrest of Ian Bailey for the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plan(...)

Mr Justice Michael Peart: retirement. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

The Government has approved the appointment of seven new judges to the Court of Appeal. Six of the judges are to be appointed immediately and the sev(...)

Ian Bailey pictured in Schull market. File photo: Enda O’Dowd

Journalist Ian Bailey has confirmed he was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving by gardaí in West Cork but he later passed an intoxilyser test and w(...)

Giving the COA decision, Ms Justice Costello said the appeals would add further years of delay

The Court of Appeal has struck out, as an abuse of process, appeals against damages awarded to dozens of Portuguese workers who claimed they lived in (...)

The retired doctor was found guilty by a jury at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court of indecently assaulting two 15-year-old patients. File Photograph: Collins Courts.

A retired doctor has lost an appeal against the severity of his sentence for abusing two teenage boys in the 1970s. The 86-year-old man, who cannot b(...)

 John Downey  arrives at the Old Bailey in London in  February  2014. File photograph:  Oli Scarff/Getty Images

An alleged IRA bomber given a so-called “comfort letter” by the British government has lost his latest challenge aimed at preventing his extradition t(...)

The legal action followed an investigation by the Irish Stock Exchange  which in 2009 found breaches of business rules by Davy. Photograph: Getty

A stockbroking firm being sued by a credit union over the way €5.3 million was invested will not have to hand over reports of an Irish Stock Exchange (...)

A barrister for the convicted man submitted the jury had been “pressurised” to return a a guilty verdict on count one, after unanimously finding his client  not guilty on counts two and three. He said the trial judge then told them to “persevere” in respect of count one.

Lawyers for a man jailed for indecently assaulting a babysitter almost 40 years ago have claimed the Donegal jury that convicted him were “pressurised(...)

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