Lord Justice

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The year was 1583,  the venue Dublin Castle’s inner courtyard

The concept of taking the law into your own hands is now just a metaphor for extrajudicial revenge. But it used to have a more literal meaning in Brit(...)

Retired judge Sir Patrick Coghlin will chair  inquiry into the RHI scheme. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Retired judge Sir Patrick Coghlin is to chair a public inquiry into the so-called “cash for ash” scheme. Northern Ireland Minister for Finance Máirtí(...)

Jon Platt was fined by Isle of Wight Council after he took his family on the holiday, which included a visit to Walt Disney World, without permission from his child’s school. Photograph: Cuauh34/Wikimedia Commons

A man who refused to pay a fine for taking his six-year-old daughter out of school for a family trip to Florida has won a ruling in his favour at the (...)

Gleneagles has a favourable draw in stall five of the 10 runners next to American Pharoah. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Gleneagles is rated a 20/1 outsider in some US betting forecasts for Saturday night’s $5 million (€4.5 million) Breeders’ Cup Classic, a race that co(...)

A student suspended from Queen’s University in Belfast over child porn convictions has lost his High Court challenge to the sanction

A student suspended from Queen’s University in Belfast over child porn convictions has lost his High Court challenge to the sanction. A judge ruled to(...)

Conference organiser prof Eunan O’Halpin of Trinity College Dublin said the mutiny was “above all an enormous British constitutional crisis”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

in The Curragh The Curragh Mutiny of March 1914 had a disastrous effect on discipline within the British Army and inflicted irretriev(...)