Ruth Morrissey and her husband, Paul at the Four Courts for their High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Supreme Court has said the courts have not created a new standard to be met in screening programmes. In a lengthy judgment delivered on Thursday (...)

Philip O’Leary, Chairperson, Legal Aid Board (left) and Chief Justice  Frank Clarke at the 40th anniversary celebration of the Legal Aid Board on Thursday. Photograph: Fennell Photography

The State’s top judge has said he “feels strongly” that the Irish system of civil legal aid needs to be “significantly improved”. Chief Justice Frank(...)

Mr Justice Clarke said the former hotel in Temple Bar where Dublin family law disputes are mostly heard, is ‘wholly unsuitable’. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The State’s top judge has expressed concern that the runaway costs of the rural broadband and children’s hospital projects might eat up money needed f(...)

‘There is a claims culture. It’s all stacked against the insured, against the retailer.’

John Caulwell owns a busy Spar shop at 8 Upper O’Connell Street in Dublin. His difficulties with insurance costs began five years ago when someone sli(...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke, speaking at Fordham University in New York, said there is an opportunity for Ireland to act in a significantly expanded way in dispute resolution in international litigation.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Brexit will create a significant opportunity for Ireland to become a centre for international dispute resolution, the Chief Justice, Frank Clarke, has(...)

New Chief Justice Frank Clarke delivers a speech ahead of the new law term, at the Four Courts. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A significant portion of the work of the Supreme Court is to move online, as part of a push to bring more of the courts system onto the internet. Und(...)

Minister for Justice  Charlie Flanagan  and  Chief Justice Susan Denham at  the annual report of the Courts Service for 2016 in  Smithfield. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Cabinet is expected to choose the new chief justice from a shortlist of three candidates at its final meeting before the summer recess on Wednesda(...)

 Jim O’Callaghan: “That is a deeply flawed piece of legislation, and it’s not just me that’s saying that”

Fianna Fáil’s justice spokesman Jim O’Callaghan says his party will repeal the forthcoming Judicial Appointments Commission Bill if it is elected to g(...)

Hans Droog  had claimed tax relief for 1996/97 on his IR£50,046 (€63,558) share of losses in a film company. Photograph: iStock

A partner in a film distribution company could not be made liable for a €30,000 income tax bill 10 years after he filed a €63,000 loss in his self-ass(...)

Former garda  Martha McEnery.

The Garda Commissioner has appealed to the Supreme Court a ruling which quashed its decision to dismiss a Waterford-based Garda sergeant who was convi(...)

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