Joanna Jordan from Dun Laoghaire outside the High Court last month. Photograph: Collins

An appeal by a Co Dublin woman against the High Court’s refusal to permit her to bring a petition aimed at overturning the Yes result of the abortion (...)

 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(...)

Des Richardson arriving at Dublin Castle to give evidence to the Mahon tribunal, in 2007. Photograph: Eric Luke

Businessman and former Fianna Fail fundraiser Des Richardson has won his appeal over the dismissal of his legal challenge to certain findings of the M(...)

The number of lay litigants reached a peak of 1,145 at the High Court in 2013. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Judges have tightened up rules around people representing themselves in court, following concerns that advisers without legal training are impeding co(...)

INBS’s eventual merger with IBRC left the State liable for some €5bn in losses at the society.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A former director of Irish Nationwide Building Society has been refused court orders requiring the Central Bank give him correspondence concerning a s(...)

Jason Freyne, of no fixed abode, but originally from Limerick, appeared before a special sitting of Kilmallock District Court on Monday afternoon. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A national school teacher who was acquitted of sexually abusing three pupils and who has been reinstated in his post is entitled to have his defamati(...)

Luke Miggin (8) was yesterday awarded an additional interim payout of €580,000. Photograph: Collins Courts

A High Court judge, when approving a further €580,000 payment for a young boy with cerebral palsy, has expressed concern over distress caused by conti(...)

Ms Justice Mary Irvine  said it was particularly tragic that Elaine Lennon (above) had sustained her injuries at a time when she and her partner were about to embark upon life as parents to their daughter Claudia. Photograph: Collins Courts

A former opera singer who is severely disabled following failures to properly diagnose the cause of her headaches has been awarded some €755,000 to(...)

John Fagan  leaving the Four Courts  yesterday after the opening day of his High Court action for damages.  Photograph: Collins/Courts

A man who claims he was knocked down by gardaí in riot gear as they advanced against protesters in north Dublin city centre during Queen Elizabeth’s v(...)