Ian Wright, a former Arsenal striker, expressed his frustration that the ‘horrific’ abuse he received on social media went unpunished. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Former Premier League footballer Ian Wright has criticised the outcome of a court case in which a Kerry teenager who admitted racially abusing him esc(...)

BT Sport presenter  Karen Carney received toxic comments, death threats and outright sexism after Leeds United picked up on some of her comments in a tweet. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

I don’t tend to get threats or death threats. The odd thing will come in, but I always feel it’s my brother or friends hiding behind anonymous profile(...)

The teenager will receive settlement on November 11th, 2025, when he turns 18, just in time for Christmas. File photograph: iStock

A 13-year-old schoolboy will have to wait for five years before a very special €30,000 “present” is dropped into his Christmas stocking. Judge John O(...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke (left) with then attorney general Séamus Woulfe at an event in Dublin in 2018. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The decision of Chief Justice Frank Clarke on Monday to publish some of his correspondence with Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe over the Golfgate controversy(...)

If judges were putting pressure on a colleague to resign it would raise questions about judicial independence, according to a legal academic who spec(...)

Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The absence of a statutory system for reprimanding judges probably means that Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe cannot be reprimanded without his consent, acco(...)

Clockwise from left: Frances Black, Darina Allen, John Creedon, Eavan Boland, Ann Rossiter, Ailbhe Smyth, Brendan Gleeson and Sheila Gallagher

Brendan Gleeson, Eavan Boland, JOHN CREEDON, DARINA ALLEN and others pass on advice during this uncertain time It can be hard to take stock when(...)

 ‘There seems to be no consideration for the victim,’ says abuse survivor Fiona Doyle. ‘Even at my age I would find that very intimidating.’ File photograph: Alan Betson

For abuse survivor Fiona Doyle, the most striking section of Tusla’s new procedures for investigating child abuse is the provision that suspects may b(...)

Sirius chief executive Howard Millar: was chief financial officer and deputy chief executive of Ryanair until 2014. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Former Ryanair finance chief Howard Millar is leading a new aircraft leasing business that plans to raise almost €220 million by floating on the Lond(...)

 Mr Justice Paul Butler said it was very difficult to sentence a man of this age and suggested  the Irish Penal Reform Trust should carry out a study on the sentencing of elderly people.

A High Court judge has invited a prison reform body to carry out a study on the sentencing of elderly people. Mr Justice Paul Butler made the comment(...)

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