Chief Justice Frank Clarke  used his announcement to issue a pointed rebuke to Michael D’Arcy, Minister of State at the Department of Finance, about how the guidelines committee will go about its work. Photograph: Tom Honan

Ms Justice Mary Irvine was the obvious choice to chair the new judicial committee set up to issue guidelines for personal injury payouts, which are bl(...)

The planned redevelopment of the Screen Cinema and College House

The High Court has struck out an application for an injunction by the owners of Dublin’s Savoy Cinema over a plan to turn the former Screen Cinema sit(...)

The girl’s application for judicial review was made, on an ex-parte basis, before Mr Justice Michael Twomey.

A teenage girl who claims she has twice been sexually assaulted by older men has brought a High Court challenge aimed at securing a safe place to live(...)

A Co Meath garda whose legs were crushed in an assault in August 2015 has been awarded €975,000 compensation by the High Court. Garda Ciarán Murrihy,(...)

Each injury type is given a price guide for compensation for associated pain and suffering in the Book of Quantum. Photograph: iStock

The reasons behind the escalating cost of public liability insurance are complex. But one of the explanations the Government has focused on is that co(...)

The fund sought judgment for some €48.3 million against Stephen Murphy, and for €17.2 million against Margaret Murphy. Photograph: iStock

A High Court judge has granted a stay until October on his decision that a fund is entitled to a total €65 million judgment against a businessman and (...)

DCG, owner of the Savoy, claims that when it sold its leasehold interest in the Screen, there was a restrictive covenant that meant it would not be used as a cinema/theatre for 20 years afterwards. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The owner of Dublin’s Savoy Cinema fear a company which bought the Screen Cinema from it intends to use it as a cinema/theatre. It claims that would (...)

Ex-garda Karl Cummins was on duty outside the Department of the Taoiseach when a man approached him with petrol and a cigarette lighter. File photograph: David Sleator

A retired garda who feared he was going to be doused with petrol and set on fire has been awarded just under €50,000 damages at a Garda compensation h(...)

The High Court  refused to overturn a tax appeal commissioner’s ruling upholding a CAB decision against the five.

Five men who claimed, as members of the Irish Travelling community, they are “nomadic businessmen” not tax resident in Ireland in certain years have l(...)

An action by Defence Forces head of legal services, Colonel Jerry Lane, seeking access to a report by  Colm Smyth SC (above) has been resolved and withdrawn at the High Court. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A senior army officer’s action over the State’s refusal to provide him with an independent report into his allegations of corruption and misconduct wi(...)

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