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Matthew Meehan, of Russell Square, Tallaght, Dublin,  sued the Coombe Women’s & Infants University Hospital over the circumstances of his birth on October 8th, 2008. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

A boy who allegedly suffered a shoulder injury at birth has settled a High Court action for €600,000. Matthew Meehan, now aged 12, has balance and co(...)

Approving the €1.225 million settlement, Mr Justice Kevin Cross noted the issues in relation to liability and causation in the case.

A man who was prescribed an antipsychotic drug and later developed a movement disorder has settled a High Court action for €1.2 million. The settlem(...)

Brendan Farrell claimed his wife Elaine O’Keeffe was deprived of an opportunity of survival because a defibrillator in the cafeteria in Bray, Co Wicklow, did not work when she suffered cardiac arrest there on October 10th, 2012. File photograph: Collins Courts

A man has secured a €300,000 settlement against a defibrillator manufacturer and supplier in his action over the death of his wife after she suffered (...)

The court heard Kim Hanrahan’s second child Ronan was delivered in 2015 by Caesarean section with obstetric care provided by Dr John Waterstone but Ronan’s twin brother Oran tragically died in utero during the late course of that pregnancy and was delivered as a still birth. File photograph: Collins Courts

A mother of two has lost her High Court action over alleged negligence in the provision of fertility treatment to her. In a judgment on Thursday, Mr (...)

Kyle Corcoran, now aged 17, has cerebral palsy and requires permanent care. His case alleged negligence in the management of his birth at St Luke’s General Kilkenny Hospital on June 4th, 2003. File photograph: Frank Miller

The High Court has approved a €7.5 million settlement for a teenage boy who sued the HSE over the management of his birth. Kyle Corcoran, now aged 1(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  indicated the appeal  was to obtain clarity on the legal position after the judgment by Mr Justice Kevin Cross caused widespread alarm among doctors.  Photograph: Fran Veale

The Government has promised to guarantee the full amount of €2.1 million compensation award made to Ruth Morrissey, the terminally ill woman who took (...)

A young woman with cerebral palsy who had sued over the circumstances of her birth at Wexford General Hospital has settled her action against the HSE (...)

If the proposal is passed, a marriage between two people of the same sex will have the same status under the Constitution as a marriage between a man and a woman

  What are we voting on? Voters will be asked whether the Constitution should be changed so as to extend civil marriage rights to same(...)

Campaigners on both sides of the Same-sex Marriage Referendum (above). Referendum Commission chairman Mr Justice Kevin Cross has said any law that treated one type of married couple differently would be carefully scrutinised by the courts and would likely only be permitted in exceptional circumstances. Photographs: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Extending marriage rights to same-sex couples would not make it impossible for the State to favour opposite-sex couples in laws on surrogacy or assist(...)

Referendum Commission chairman Kevin Cross responds to questions on the same-sex marriage referendum.

As the same-sex marriage referendum campaign enters its final week, Referendum Commission chairman and High Court judge Mr Justice Kevin Cross respond(...)

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