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(...)

 Paul Cunningham pictured leaving the Four Courts on Monday  after  he was struck off the roll of solicitors. Photograph:  Collins Courts

A solicitor who has not fully repaid a €27,000 sum borrowed by him from an elderly client who is in difficult circumstances has been struck off the ro(...)

Malta-based insurer Setanta, which sold private, commercial and motor insurance in the Republic, was wound up in 2014, leaving around €90 million in outstanding claims.

The State must pay almost €21 million to more than 1,200 people who made claims against the now-defunct Setanta Insurance, the High Court ordered on M(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly  said he had been told over ‘months and months’ provision of facilities for wards of court was being ‘considered’ by the HSE but he doubted there was ‘a strong plan’. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

This country “should be able to look after our own sick in our own hospitals and facilities” and not have to send those who need specialised services (...)

Fianna Fail health spokesman Stephen Donnelly asked whether anyone had been fired or sanctioned for the ‘catastrophic failures’ of the health system. File Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

More than 30,000 patients will be taken off waiting lists this year without ever having seen a doctor, the Oireachtas health committee has been told. (...)

Dr James Peter Cassidy  at a  Medical Council hearing in 2016. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A doctor has been struck off the medical register by the High Court over failing to comply with conditions attached to his registration, including to(...)

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