Master of the High Court Edmund Honohan: His public pronouncements, and the frequency of them, contrasts with the low-profile style adopted by most figures significant in the daily life of the Four Courts. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Yesterday morning, Edmund Honohan gravely told his court he was about to say some words he never thought he’d utter. “I’m still wearing last night’s m(...)

An explanatory note on the practice direction said that in view of the “utmost good faith” principle applying to ex-parte applications, applicants had a “general duty to put all relevant material before the court”.

The High Court has issued a number of clarifications of a new practice direction applying to the immigration, asylum and citizenship list after soli(...)

The Law Society is to hold an urgent meeting with solicitors angry about new High Court rules.  File photograph: Eric Luke

The Law Society says it will “respond positively” to requests to hold a meeting from solicitors angry about new High Court rules requiring them to pro(...)

Several barristers voiced their concern to Judge Richard Humphreys when he heard the asylum list in the High Court on Monday. File photograph: Getty Images

A new direction on asylum and immigration cases, issued by the President of the High Court, will have “a chilling effect”, giving rise to “significant(...)

Almost €240,000 has been paid out of the Law Society’s compensation fund to meet the liabilities of a struck off solicitor, the High Court has heard. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Almost €240,000 has been paid out of the Law Society’s compensation fund to meet the liabilities of a struck off solicitor, the High Court has heard. (...)

Declan O’Callaghan, of Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, was suspended in July by the High Court. Photograph: Collins

Until last Wednesday afternoon, a shy middle-aged Roscommon wife and mother was unsure whether she was destined to lose her family home in the days be(...)

Mr Justice McKechnie noted Mr Coleman had not appealed against the findings of the tribunal.

A solicitor who was struck off the roll of solicitors eight years ago over findings of professional misconduct was not given a fair hearing of the str(...)

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(...)

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