Shane Ross  has frequently held up appointments because he wants to see new laws governing judicial appointments introduced. Photograph: Barbara Lindberg

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan is likely to propose appointments of new judges to the Court of Appeal in the coming weeks, following a highly u(...)

George Birmingham said he hoped judges would soon be appointed so the number of cases  taken out and rescheduled would be reduced.

The new President of the Court of Appeal has warned waiting times of at least 20 months for appeal hearings will get worse and more hearing dates for (...)

Three-judge appeal court on Tuesday dismisses appeal by Niall Leonach and Noel Barry of the Enniskerry Walkers Association.

Two hillwakers have failed to prove as a matter of law a public right of way exists over 500 metres of a landowner’s property in an area of “great sce(...)

To allow the €66,000 remuneration sought by the liquidator, plus costs outlay and expenses, would effectively mean the liquidator takes the entire available funds, the judge said. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A High Court judge has disallowed certain fees sought by a liquidator which would have meant the Revenue Commissioners, owed €490,000 by the liquidate(...)

The court was told 78 patients were currently the subject of the long-term detention orders at issue while a further 15 patients in the Central Mental Hospital, above, would also be affected. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Court of Appeal has found a key provision of the Mental Health Act 2001 governing the long-term detention of up to 100 people in psychiatric insti(...)

The High Court had previously ruled  there was no evidence of fraud by the siblings.

Two siblings committed civil fraud in selling their late father’s home on foot of a death certificate for a woman with the same name as their stepmoth(...)

The man’s EU rights had not been breached because he has never been an Irish or EU citizen, the judge said.

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a man’s appeal against the State’s refusal, on national security grounds, to grant him Irish citizenship. The man, (...)

Castletown Cox estate on 513 acres in south Co Kilkenny has sold for around €20 million

One of Ireland’s finest country estates and Palladian mansions, Castletown Cox in Co Kilkenny, has been purchased by an international buyer for more t(...)

41 Niall Street, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7

41 Niall Street, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7 Status: Launched in October seeking €345,000; went sale agreed “well in excess” of asking price. Agent: (...)

A provisional liquidator has been appointed by the High Court to a small brewery on Achill Island. Mr Justice Paul Gilligan on Friday appointed chart(...)

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