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Mr Justice Max Barrett said Irish courts facing summary applications should identify whether any  terms of the loan agreement at issue might be unfair for  purposes of EU regulations. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Court applications from banks where a mortgage is not being paid will now have to take account of European law on consumer rights following a judgment(...)

Mr Justice Max Barrett:  he  accused Dunnes of acting, in the context of Ferrybank, in a manner “worthy of Lewis Carroll”, the author of “Alice in Wonderland”

Dunnes Stores has had its knuckles rapped yet again by the High Court over its behaviour in relation to Ferrybank shopping centre on the Waterford/Kil(...)

The judge struck out Dunnes’s case,  finding that its true objective was to facilitate a contrived legal justification for Dunnes’s “long-time failure” to meet its contractual obligations to fit out and occupy the anchor store at Ferrybank

Dunnes Stores is facing a substantial legal costs bill after the High Court ruled it had sued An Bord Pleanála for the “ulterior motive” of avoiding (...)

Declan Ganley: his defamation action against RTÉ was initiated in 2012 and a trial date has yet to be set. Photograph: Eric Luke

A High Court judge is dealing with a number of pre-trial matters in defamation proceedings brought against RTÉ by businessman Declan Ganley. Mr Ganle(...)

Retired High Court judge Barry White won against the State in the High Court but he lost his claim against the Bar Council.

Retired High Court judge Barry White has been awarded his costs against the Minister for Justice and the State of a High Court hearing which resulted (...)

Bernadette Curtis and Joan Dardis, with family members, were asked by a garda to get off a  bus at Busáras in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Two sisters who sued Bus Éireann over being asked to get off a bus to Knock shrine in Co Mayo have lost their High Court action for damages for defama(...)

Retired judge Barry White  says he has a constitutional right to work and needs to do so out of economic necessity. Photograph: Collins

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment on an appeal by the Minister for Justice’s against a finding that retired judge Barry White can resume pract(...)

The five men, who had sued their schools, sought to have the discontinuance orders set aside and so their cases could be resumed, following the European Court of Human Rights ruling.

The Minister for Education has decided not to pursue legal costs of cases taken by five men who sought to resume legal actions over alleged sexual abu(...)

Former High Court judge Barry White at the Four Courts in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald is considering appealing a High Court decision that retired judge Barry White can resume his practice as a cri(...)

Former High Court judge Barry White, outside the Four Courts in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

Some senior barristers have expressed private misgivings about a High Court decision to allow a former judge of the court, Barry White (71), to return(...)

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