Rossa Fanning

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Team winner Hugh Guidera from TCD Phil during the Irish Times Debate Final in 2015 held at Maynooth University. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

1960 “That this house regrets the divergence of the sciences from the humanities in the modern university.” Team winner: Charles Lysaght and Aidan B(...)

 Paul Anthony McDermott’s funeral was held in same church he   had married his wife Annick five years previously and where his sons  were baptised in the following years. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

Barrister Paul Anthony McDermott was remebered as a “fantastic father” and a person with “a great sense of justice” during his funeral Mass in Dublin.(...)

Rossa Fanning SC told a conference fraud was not particularly prevalent, Irish people were not particularly dishonest, and judges were not “getting it wrong”. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

A leading barrister has blamed “economic incentives” for claimants, lawyers and insurance companies, for pushing up costs in negligence and personal i(...)

Also known as ‘all or nothing options’, binary options are a product where the investor gets either a payoff of some fixed monetary amount if successful, or nothing at all from their investment. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A group of 35 investors who claim they were defrauded and lost more than €4 million in an electronic-trading scam have had their case against an Irish(...)

The High Court heard Ms Justice Marie Baker was satisfied Manley Construction should exit from a “protracted and difficult examinership”. Photograph: iStock

The High Court has approved a survival scheme for a family construction company that has been involved in a number of important infrastructural projec(...)

The judge made directions for exchange of legal documents and returned the jurisdictional motion and injunction matter to next week.

An estate agent will hold off on the “active marketing” of a mansion in Co Kilkenny pending further hearings in a legal dispute over the sale of the p(...)

Kendrick Investments held 99 per cent of Topaz   prior to its sale to Couche-Tard. Photograph: David Sleator

Denis O’Brien and Alimentation Couche-Tard, the Canadian company to which he sold the Topaz chain of forecourts for €258 million cash, have agreed a (...)

KBC Bank’s counsel said it was anxious the leasehold property occupied by Dobbins at Stephen’s Lane, Dublin 2, be surrendered to the bank as soon as possible. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A liquidator has been appointed by the High Court to two companies operating the well-known Dublin restaurant, Dobbins, after efforts to finalise an (...)

The Knowledge Academy wants to identify those behind the campaign in proceedings it intends to take in the UK. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

The High Court has ordered Google to disclose the identity of one of its account holders to a UK-based IT training company. The Knowledge Academy Ho(...)

Some 83 per cent of the Debenhams’ workforce across the 11 stores nationwide had voted in favour of cost-saving proposals, the court heard. Photograph: Eric Luke

The High Court has approved a restructuring for the company operating Debenhams 11 Irish stores to continue trading, saving up to 1,330 jobs. The pl(...)

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