The man was in the an industrial school between 1962 and 1964

A man who was aged 12 when sent by a court to an industrial school for two years over stealing some food and a one crown coin from a neighbour’s house(...)

The case arose after AIB extended a loan to the company which, it argued, was secured on certain lands. Photograph: iStock

The managing director of a fish farming company cannot represent his firm in a legal action by AIB against the company over an alleged unpaid debt, th(...)

The Supreme Court is fast-tracking Facebook’s appeal. Photograph: Reuters

Facebook has got a provisional date of December 19th for its unprecedented Supreme Court appeal aimed at halting a referral to the European Court of J(...)

The court ruled that SPV Osus Ltd, a special purpose vehicle which had in 2011 been assigned a cause of action arising from the scandal surrounding US fraudster Bernie Madoff (above), cannot proceed with its case here because the assignment “very clearly involved trading in claims” and was thus void under Irish law. Photograph: Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images

The Supreme Court has said legislation needs to be urgently enacted to address mounting difficulties with securing access to justice in the civil cour(...)

Mr Sheehan claimed Breccia “took advantage” by buying loans obtained by him to purchase shares in the Blackrock Clinic for the purpose of now trying to acquire his shares. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Court of Appeal has ruled that two shareholders in Dublin’s Blackrock Clinic are entitled to redeem their loans taken out to invest in the facilit(...)

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear appeals by the Minister for Justice over findings concerning his obligations to consider the marital family rights of Irish citizens and their non-EEA spouses. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear appeals by the Minister for Justice over significant findings concerning his obligations to consider the marital (...)

 Michael Fingleton, former chief executive of Irish Nationwide Building Society, attending the Central Bank Inquiry, Black Hall Place, in 2016. File photograph: Alan Betson

Former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton has lost his appeal arguing he cannot lawfully be subject to a Central Ban(...)

Denis O’Brien pictured at an event in  UCD in April, 2018. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Businessman Denis O’Brien’s appeal against the dismissal of his action against the Dáil and State, over statements made by two TDs in the Dáil about h(...)

ESB: Under a new unbundling system, the ESB retains ownership of transmission and distribution systems but is no longer responsible for their operation. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The ESB has won its Supreme Court appeal over a significant finding that a procedure, under which the board served a notice to enter private lands to (...)

Ian Bailey launching his book of poetry in the Hot Press tent at Electric Picnic last year. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Ian Bailey has lost his appeal over orders requiring him to pay the substantial legal costs, estimated at between €2 million and €5 million, of his f(...)

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