Roisin Jordan: became the first woman county chairperson in GAA history after getting the top job with Tyrone in 2014. Photograph: tyronegaa.ie

The first woman to chair a GAA county board has settled a libel action over claims of “penny-pinching” within Tyrone’s association.* Roisin Jordan de(...)

Northern Ireland businessman Sean Quinn, left, and Kevin Lunney pictured at the launch of Quinn Life Direct in 1999. Photograph: Eric Luke

A director at one of businessman Sean Quinn’s former companies is seeking a restraining order after he was allegedly subjected to a “vicious attack”, (...)

The settlement was announced at the High Court in Belfast.

A woman who claims she was repeatedly beaten by nuns and forced to bathe in barely diluted disinfectant at a children’s home in Belfast is to receive (...)

The victim was seeking damages for misuse of private information, negligence and breach of the Data Protection Act.

A landmark legal action over a naked photograph of a 14-year-old Northern Ireland girl being allegedly posted on a Facebook “shame” page has been sett(...)

The High Court verdict on Stormont’s obligation to adopt an Irish language strategy came in a challenge mounted by campaign group Conradh na Gaeilge. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

The Stormont Executive has failed in its legal duty to adopt an Irish language strategy, a High Court judge ruled on Friday. Mr Justice Paul Maguire (...)

A man accused of drink-driving with an unrestrained baby on his lap has been banned from being alongside his children in any private vehicle.

A man accused of drink-driving with an unrestrained baby on his lap has been banned from being alongside his children in any private vehicle. The p(...)

Northern Ireland Attorney General John Larkin. Photograph: PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s top law officer has taken an unprecedented step towards having a failed legal challenge to the Brexit process referred directly to (...)

Victims’ rights campaigner Raymond McCord, who is challenging the constitutional authority of the British government to take Northern Ireland out of the European Union . File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Executing Brexit would be an “act of profound legal and constitutional as well as political significance” for Northern Ireland, Belfast High Court was(...)

Campaigners from a group called Border Communities Against Brexit outside Belfast’s High Court where a legal challenge to Brexit is taking place. Photograph: Michael McHugh/PA Wire

The British prime minister Theresa May acted legally and democratically in announcing that she will take the United Kingdom out of the European Union,(...)

Stormont Assembly: A cross-party group of Stormont MLAs is seeking to judicially review the British government’s move towards leaving the EU.  File photograph: PA Photos

A landmark legal challenge will examine claims that the Belfast Agreement overrides any right by the British government to quit the European Union wit(...)

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