Former High Court president Nicholas Kearns speaking at the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB). Photograph: Conor McCabe

People who do not believe there is a compensation culture in Ireland should join “the flat earthers” or climate change deniers, former High Court Pres(...)

Michael D’Arcy, Heather Humphreys and commission chairman  Nicholas Kearns present the findings of the final report of the Personal Injuries Commission. Photograph: Iain White/Fennell Photography

Compensation for personal injury claims in the Republic is among the “most generous in Europe” with a high risk of abuse because the risk of prosecuti(...)

A new report revealed the average compensation award for whiplash injuries is approximately 4.4 times higher than in Britain. Photograph: iStock

The recommendations contained in the Government’s Personal Injuries Commission second and final report will provide greater consistency in award level(...)

“We think the Gate should conduct an investigation into the conduct and behaviour of Michael Colgan,” says National Women’s Council of Ireland chairperson Orla O’Connor. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former High Court president Nicholas Kearns, a trustee of the Gate Theatre, has expressed “deep concern” at the allegations that its former director, (...)

Bloxham collapsed at the end of May 2012 after the Central Bank found “financial irregularities” in its accounts

A former partner in the liquidated stockbroking firm Bloxham alleges Danske Bank was negligent in lending him nearly €3.5 million to invest in (...)

Pictured at the ‘Hooded Men’ Amnest Press conference in Dublin last month, were (from left) Francis Mc Guigan, Micheal Donnelly, Patrick Mc Nally, Brian Turley and Kevin Hannaway. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The State is opposing an application by lawyers for the “hooded men” for their legal costs of an application aimed at compelling the Government decide(...)

HIgh Court asked to approve transfer of health policies to Luxembourg based insurance entity ‘iptiQ’, which has a branch in Ireland. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh, Irish Times

The joint administrators of Quinn Insurance Limited want the High Court to approve the transfer of 5000 health policies to a subsidiary of one of the (...)

The parents of a terminally ill baby girl have opposed an application by HSE to the High Court for permission not to resuscitate the child should her (...)

Mr O’Brien (51), Kilmore, The Gallan, Granitefield, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin was charged with 19 counts of theft involving sums totalling about €11 million from five individuals between 2006 and 2008

Businessman Breifne O’Brien has pleaded guilty to multiple charges of multi-million euro theft and deception totalling over €10 million between 2003 a(...)

Billions of Irish people’s money was illegally given by the Minister for Finance via promissory notes to insolvent private banks without any vote or authorisation of the Dáil, a three judge High Court was told today.

Billions of Irish people’s money was illegally given by the Minister for Finance via promissory notes to insolvent private banks without any vote or (...)

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