Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan pictured in the Four Courts on her last day as a Supreme Court  judge. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Supreme Court judge has warned there is a “real risk” the courts will be unable to administer justice in line with the Constitution and European Con(...)

An elderly  woman  was recently removed from her home and taken to a hospital for physical and psychiatric assessment after being found living in abject squalor. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

An elderly woman lived in “abject squalor” in her home for almost two years without light, heat and adequate nutrition when €164,000 was lodged in cou(...)

The president of the High Court said while he understood there had been resource issues, the Medical Council’s decision to discontinue the previous practice and replace it with an “honour system” was in the court’s view the “wrong decision.”

The President of the High Court has welcomed the Medical Council’s decision to put a system in place to check the disciplinary records of doctors see(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly said, because the woman is ward of court, he is responsible for her safety and the HSE had to urgently come with a better proposal than open unit, a rehabilitation unit for people with long term mental illness.

A vulnerable young woman is to be detained in a secure hospital psychiatric unit after the High Court told the HSE it must devise a better plan for he(...)

The boy’s mother said she  was “not being greedy” and believed her son deserved as much as possible to provide for his care for the rest of his life.

The president of the High Court has approved a final €7.5m payment for a teenage boy with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy as part of the settlemen(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly: said a proposal to provide the woman with a dedicated key worker for eight hours weekly is not a solution.

The High Court has given the HSE until Friday to devise a better care plan for a vulnerable young woman than a “completely substandard” arrangement wh(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly: said it was a ‘very sad’ case. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The High Court has ordered that a young woman who has not eaten for a week and who has a long history of anorexia nervosa and psychiatric illness be d(...)

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) is the only entity with a statutory entitlement to see the interim report. Photograph: iStock

The president of the High Court will rule later on whether the first interim report of the inspectors investigating Independent News & Media can, (...)

The judge ordered that the Nigerian passports, allegedly retained by solicitor Ashimedua Okonkwo since late 2017, be returned “forthwith”. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A solicitor’s retention of the passports of a Nigerian woman and her teenage daughter, currently in emergency accommodation, in a dispute over €1,500 (...)

The president of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly, said in order to have a retail pharmacy business open it is a statutory requirement to have a pharmacist at the premises

A pharmacist found guilty of professional misconduct over allowing prescription and other medications to be supplied from his premises when there was (...)

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