The State has urged the Court of Appeal to overturn its decision permitting a retrial of part of Ian Bailey’s civil action over the conduct of the Garda investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Collins.

The State has urged the Court of Appeal to overturn its decision permitting a retrial of part of Ian Bailey’s civil action over the conduct of the Gar(...)

Former chief justice Mr Justice Thomas Finlay at Áras an Uachtaráin in 1992. Photograph: Joe St Leger/The Irish Times

The Chief Justice, Mr Justice Frank Clarke, has said Ireland and the courts have lost “a truly great man” following the death of the former Chief Just(...)

Former chief justice  Mr Justice Thomas Finlay  at Áras an Uachtaráin in 1992. Photograph: Joe St Leger/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to former chief justice, Mr Thomas Finlay, who has died aged 95. Mr Higgins said on Sunday he had learn(...)

The Government has nominated a number of senior judges to positions, though two vacancies on the Supreme Court remain outstanding. It has also nomin(...)

Ian Bailey arriving at the Cour of Appeal in the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Ian Bailey has lost most grounds of his appeal against a High Court jury’s rejection of his civil action for damages against the Garda Commissioner an(...)

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(...)

Ian Bailey: he  has appealed  a High Court jury’s dismissal of his claim that various gardaí conspired to frame him for the  murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The mother of Sophie Toscan du Plantier has said the decision by the Irish courts not to extradite Ian Bailey to face trial in France is “simply scand(...)

Five men who sued over alleged abuse as children in Christian Brothers’ schools have failed in their attempt to have their damages actions against the(...)

Former Irish Nationwide CEO Michael Fingleton. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Central Bank has rejected as “nonsense” claims by former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton he cannot lawfully be(...)

Ian Bailey arrives  at the Four Courts  with his partner, Jules Thomas for a Court of Appeal hearing. Photograph: Collins

A High Court judge “unfairly disparaged” Marie Farrell, a key witness for Ian Bailey, during his civil case for damages against the Garda Commissioner(...)

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