Mr Justice Maurice Collins  noted the question of the man’s capacity to marry was a matter of intense dispute. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The Court of Appeal has upheld a challenge against the refusal of the High Court to halt an inquiry into whether an intellectually disabled man who wa(...)

The  Medical Council is proposing guidelines for employers and clinical directors aimed at ensuring it is promptly informed of fitness to practice issues, the High Court heard. File Photograph: David Sleator

The Medical Council has told the High Court it took no steps to check whether a hospital doctor, who was struck off the UK medical register for dishon(...)

High Court president Mr Justice Peter Kelly: said Shane Allen  knew there should never be a deficit on a client account.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A solicitor has been suspended from practising by the High Court after a Law Society investigation showed a deficit of nearly €237,000 on the client a(...)

Fifteen nursing homes said they could not admit the woman, who has dementia. The judge said the situation would be reviewed in four weeks. File photograph: Collins Courts

An elderly woman with dementia, who cannot go home for safety reasons, is to remain inappropriately placed in a hospital acute psychiatric unit after (...)

High Court president Mr Justice Peter Kelly said on Tuesday there was ’a great deal of tragedy’ about the case. Photograph: Collins

A mother has indicated she wants to seek High Court orders which would effectively result in the death of her daughter who has been in a vegetative st(...)

Members of the  Dáil and  judiciary  completely have misinterpreted expert advice on  management of the coronavirus crisis. File photograph: Getty

Last week, two of the three principal arms of the State – the Dáil and the judiciary – morphed into drama queens. They completely misinterpreted exper(...)

 A statement said the Courts Service was unaware ‘of what appears to be additional safety considerations beyond those already published’. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

Ireland’s judges have decided to limit all physical court sittings to no more than two hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The decis(...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke said the new measures will not allow a throughput of cases on the scale that operated prior to restrictions being put in place. File photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

The High Court is to increase remote hearings as part of a new plan for court sittings published on Friday. The Courts Service and the judiciary publ(...)

Leslie Buckley, the former chairman of Independent News & Media. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Former Independent News & Media chairman Leslie Buckley has brought an application seeking to have two inspectors withdrawn by the High Court from(...)

The woman, a ward of court, had appealed to the judge via email to be discharged from hospital  saying she believed she would contract Covid-19 if she remained there. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A severely anorexic young woman must be kept in hospital despite her fear of contracting Covid19 there because doctors consider her death is inevitabl(...)

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