Mr Justice Michael Peart: retirement. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

The Government has approved the appointment of seven new judges to the Court of Appeal. Six of the judges are to be appointed immediately and the sev(...)

A hospital has secured emergency High Court orders allowing it to feed a  woman suffering from anorexia nervosa through a nasal gastric tube. File photograph: Getty Images

A hospital has secured emergency High Court orders allowing it to feed “a critically ill” young woman suffering from anorexia nervosa through a nasal (...)

Last month a judge found Eir had legitimate grounds in bringing its case against the State and granted a stay on the Comreg process provided Eir pursues its case swiftly.

Telecoms regulator Comreg is seeking to impose a record fine of nearly €10 million on Eir over its alleged failure to comply with obligations to allow(...)

Richard Moat, chief of Eir. Comreg is conducting a review of Eir’s regulatory governance model, which could in theory pave the way for greater separation between Eir and its wholesale arm, OpenEir.

Eir’s increasingly fractious relationship with Comreg took a new twist this week with news that the company is now suing the State in bid to block the(...)

The Government has nominated barrister Isobel Kennedy for appointment as a High Court judge. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The Government has nominated barrister Isobel Kennedy for appointment as a High Court judge. Ms Kennedy, a senior counsel since 2003, is a criminal la(...)

Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan of the High Court: one of nine judges appointed to the new Court of Appeal. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal is due to be established today, setting off a round of judicial appointments and a major shake-up of the courts system. The signin(...)

Judge Alan Mahon: chaired planning tribunal from 2003-2012. Photograph: Frank Miller

The judge who led the planning tribunal is to be promoted to the Court of Appeal after the Cabinet filled seven key judicial vacancies. Circuit Court(...)

Alan Mahon is among the seven judges who will fill key vacancies. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The judge who led the planning tribunal is to be promoted to the Court of Appeal after the cabinet moved to fill seven key judicial vacancies. (...)