The High Court heard there  is a “significant absence” of records concerning Amy and none until she was aged 12.

A “defenceless” intellectually disabled orphaned girl was allegedly physically abused and severely neglected over years while living with a couple not(...)

The Medical Council’s attention was drawn to one  doctor through “happenstance” because another consultant obstetrician, Dr Peter McKenna, had, while giving evidence during a High Court case, become aware the respondent doctor was suspended in England and had contacted the Council, Mr Justice Peter Kelly noted.

The president of the High Court has urged the Medical Council to be “scrupulous” when examining future registration applications after a doctor regist(...)

The judge said he could not understand how there could be objection to the carers work being recorded “if it was of a high standard, as it should be”.

The president of the High Court has dismissed concerns by the HSE that a family’s installation of CCTV cameras in their elderly mother’s home with a v(...)

Suspended solicitor Declan O Callaghan from  Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, at the High Court on Friday.  Photograph: Collins Courts

The president of the High Court has fixed next Wednesday to hear an “urgent” application by the Law Society for orders freezing personal accounts of s(...)

A girl, now 18, has been assessed as having made credible disclosures of being subject to sexual abuse by more than 12 individuals before being taken into care aged 10.

An alleged delay over years in taking an extremely vulnerable girl into care, despite concerns about her home situation before she was born, may expos(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly said case  raised ‘serious’ issues. He made the girl, now 18, a ward of court.

An “incredibly vulnerable” girl alleged to have been subject to “devastating” sexual abuse in her home by more than 12 local individuals before being (...)

A file image of Declan O Callaghan, of Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, leaving the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The Law Society will apply on Friday for court orders freezing the personal accounts of suspended solicitor Declan O’Callaghan as well as the accounts(...)

Dr Clare Hartigan, with an address at Ballinwear, Nenagh, Co Tipperary,  had worked at the Kerry  hospital between March 2016 and October 2017. Photograph: iStock

A temporary consultant radiologist whose work at University Hospital Kerry was the subject of a review after complaints were made is among three medic(...)

The youth was considered as having an underlying neurodevelopmental disorder

A very troubled youth who, when aged seven, said there was “no point to life”, is to remain in a specialised UK unit for continuing treatment, the pre(...)

Motorists will ultimately have to pay a levy to meet the cost of claims for Setanta Insurance, which was placed into liquidation in 2014.

The ruling on Monday in connection with Setanta Insurance by High Court President Mr Justice Peter Kelly was a significant step towards ending a legal(...)

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