Mr Justice John Quirke,  President of the Law Reform Commission, and Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman, at the launch of the Law Reform Commission Report on Jury Service in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

It’s not every week we see judges and the Minister for Justice involved in a public standoff, but tensions that rose to the surface so spectacu(...)

In a letter to the Commercial Court, Peter Darragh Quinn said he was appealing to the European Court of Human Rights the High Court’s June 2012 finding that he engaged in a scheme to put asssets in the Quinn family’s international property group beyond the bank’s reach in contempt of court orders. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Peter Darragh Quinn, a nephew of bankrupt businessman Seán Quinn, has asked the Commercial Court not to proceed with an application by Irish Ba(...)

File photograph of Peter Darragh Quinn arriving at the High Court in Dublin in March 2012. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Peter Darragh Quinn has asked the Commercial Court not to proceed with IBRC's application to assess damages against him until legal proceedings inv(...)

Is the judges’ argument really with the people? – Voting in 2011 in  the Presidential election,the referedums on judges pay and Oireachtas inquiries at Scoil Mhuire, Lakelands, Sandymount, Dublin . Photograph: Frank Miller

To exaggerate a case in pleadings is a common enough tactic by barristers, although it can prove to be counterproductive before some judges. Mr(...)

President of the High Court the Hon Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the independence of the judiciary is "central to democracy" but declined to intervene in the row between judges and M(...)

 President of the High Court Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The President of the High Court has said the Master of the High Court "has no authority to speak on behalf of the High Court or its judges". (...)

Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman, speaking at the launch of the Law Reform Commission Report on Jury Service.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The row between the Government and the judiciary escalated last night when judges expressed concern that their independence wa(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Association of Judges of Ireland (AJI) has released a statement saying that the comments of Mr Justice Peter Kelly on the topic of judicial(...)

It could do “great damage” to the State internationally if a message was given out that there was “ any political interference in the determination of court proceedings by our courts,” Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

It could do “great damage” to the State internationally if a message was given out that there was “ any political interference in the determina(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter said last night: “Members of the judiciary have traditionally avoided straying into the political domain. It is unfortunate if constitutionally sanctioned pay reductions were presented as an attack on judicial independence.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has delivered a sharp response to criticism of the Government’s treatment of judges, insisting no ques(...)

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