Following the agreement, the court made absolute a conditional order, granted last week, which gave AIB priority over Mr O’Reilly’s other creditors in relation to the shares. Photograph: David Levenson/Getty Images

Agreement has been reached between a number of creditors of businessman Tony O’Reilly relating to AIB’s efforts to get a priority charge over €2.7 mi(...)

Seán Quinn: the businessman’s family’s case, initiated in May 2011, is expected to last more than six months and has been brought against Irish Bank Resolution Corporation. Photograph: Collins

A High Court judge has permitted the family of businessman Seán Quinn to proceed with claims in their forthcoming legal action that some €2.34 billi(...)

It was argued in court that  the Constitution obliges the State to provide for free primary education. Photograph: Bryan OBrien

A teenage girl with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other difficulties who has been out of school for more than a year and (...)

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan directed an inquiry into the validity of the orders under which a couple’s  children are in HSE care. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

The important legal and constitutional issues involved and the urgency of dealing with the case were emphasised by lawyers in the High Court ye(...)