Eoin McCallig:  a €15m settlement was approved by High Court on Tuesday, a few days ahead of his fifth birthday.

A young boy with cerebral palsy has secured a €15 million settlement and apology from a Dublin maternity hospital that he sued, claiming negligence i(...)

A judge has continued orders permitting the detention of a vulnerable intellectually disabled man, who is not mentally ill, in a hospital psychiatric (...)

 Mr Justice Peter Kelly upheld a €5,000 fine imposed by a Law Society Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal on Barry Sheehan, Marlboro Street, Cork.

A solicitor who challenged a finding against him of misconduct has lost his appeal. The appeal, which arose from a threat to destroy files belonging (...)

The speed with which liquidators took over Charleville Credit Union caused shock in the north Co Cork town. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

It was around noon last Friday that the liquidators and their staff arrived at the offices of Charleville Credit Union in the north Co Cork town. It t(...)

Making the orders sought, Mr Justice Peter Kelly said this was “sadly another case of a solicitor with a deficit on their client account”.

A struck-off solicitor who had a deficit of €625,000 on a client account is not a fit person to be a member of the solicitors profession, the presiden(...)

A woman who was subject to orders permitting doctors to deliver her baby by Caesarean section after she refused to engage on the child’s delivery has made an ‘extraordinary’ recovery, the High Court has heard. File photograph: Getty Images

A woman who was subject to orders permitting doctors to deliver her baby by Caesarean section after she refused to engage on the child’s delivery, and(...)

The High Court heard that Charleville Credit Union  failed to bring its reserves up to the regulatory requirement of 10% of assets. Its reserves were just 3.5%  last June

At least one neighbouring credit union has signalled that it is prepared to take over Charleville Credit Union, which the High Court placed in liquida(...)

There is no basis to detain a sentient human being who, for their own reasons, refuses treatment even if others consider their refusal ‘stupid or unsafe’, Mr Justice Peter Kelly said. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A judge has detained a disabled man in hospital after two psychiatrists clashed over his capacity to make decisions concerning his health and welfare.(...)

Ms Justice Margaret Heneghan was appointed to the High Court just two years ago. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The President of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly, was left in what one observer called “a biblical rage” after learning that a High Court judge(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly said he was sympathetic to the girl’s request but the medical evidence was that her situation remained serious.

A teenage girl with severe anorexia has written to the President of the High Court appealing to be let return to Ireland from a specialist unit in the(...)

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