Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Donal O’Donnell:  the “clear and obvious favourite” to replace Mr Justice Frank Clarke, according to senior legal sources.   Photograph:  Collins Courts

A new advisory committee will be set up to help identify eligible and qualified candidates interested in the post of chief justice under plans brought(...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke (left) and Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe. File photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

The content of Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe’s interview on September 8th by retired chief justice Susan Denham, has emerged as the key issue in the crisis(...)

The Court of Appeal has dealt with 850 appeals it inherited from the Supreme Court, but 550 remain, and meanwhile its own separate caseload continues to increase. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal is less than four years old. Its president, George Birmingham, is less than two weeks in the job. Yet the warning from Mr Justice (...)

Tiarnan O’Mahoney was sentenced to three years in prison by Judge Patrick McCartan at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court in July, 2015. Photograph: Collins

Appeals against the convictions of two former Anglo Irish Bank officials have begun at the Court of Appeal in Dublin. Tiarnan O’Mahoney, former chief(...)

Christine Connolly:  wife of discharged bankrupt developer Larry O’Mahony has secured court orders allowing the family living expenses of €9,000 a month.  Photograph: CourtPix

The wife of discharged bankrupt developer Larry O’Mahony has secured court orders allowing the family living expenses of €9,000 a month out of some €1(...)