Paul McGarry

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Frank O’Donoghue QC. He  represented  former Ireland and Ulster rugby player Stuart Olding, who was acquitted after a rape trial in Belfast.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

People accused of rape should not receive anonymity before conviction unless they are likely to suffer “exceptional” reputational damage, the barriste(...)

The Legal Aid Board has said it will restrict applications for legal aid to cases involving “a domestic violence remedy or enforcement of maintenance”.

A decision by the Legal Aid Board to restrict access to legal representation in District Court family law cases will “very negatively impact on those (...)

Warm tributes have been paid to the late Maurice Gaffney SC who, at 100,  was Ireland’s oldest practising barrister. Colleagues said he was a ‘brilliant’ lawyer and ‘natural gentleman’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

Colleagues of the late Maurice Gaffney SC, who was Ireland’s oldest practising barrister, have paid tribute to a “brilliant” lawyer and “a natural gen(...)

The Bar Council maintains that legal costs play only a small part in the rise in insurance premiums.

Financial mismanagement and imprudent pricing has led to an increase in car insurance premiums, the Bar Council has told an Oireachtas committee. App(...)