Friends of the Irish Environment say unregulated industrial peat bog extraction can affect climate change and human health. File photograph: Bord Na Mona

An environmental group has brought a High Court challenge against the State over new regulations that allow for industrial extraction of peat fro(...)

The scene at a house outside Strokestown, Co Roscommon last December after the attempted repossession took place. Photograph: Brian Farrell

A provincial newspaper editor has been granted a High Court injunction restraining gardaí from going through information on his mobile phone as part o(...)

Emergency legislation has been signed into law to deal with a High Court decision that cast doubt over hundreds of drink-driving cases. Photograph: Thinkstock

Emergency legislation, introduced to close a loophole in drink driving law, will have no impact on hundreds of drink driving cases currently before th(...)