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 Supporters at an event in February to mark the 40th anniversary of the Stardust fire, where 48 people died, in Artane, Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bereaved families of the Stardust disaster will seek a judicial review of the “unlawful” failure of the Department of Justice to provide legal aid for(...)

 Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Donal O’Donnell:  the “clear and obvious favourite” to replace Mr Justice Frank Clarke, according to senior legal sources.   Photograph:  Collins Courts

A new advisory committee will be set up to help identify eligible and qualified candidates interested in the post of chief justice under plans brought(...)

Ken Murphy, outgoing director general of the Law Society at Blackhall Place. He first took up the position  in March 1995, when he was 38 years old. Photograph: Alan Betson

The effect of the pandemic on the legal profession is not uniform, but everyone’s income is being hit, according to the outgoing director general of t(...)

An aerial view of the nightclub after the fire. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

A tribunal of inquiry; a victim compensation tribunal; two Oireachtas-appointed reviews; countless political promises – none has brought peace to the (...)

Stardust survivor Antoinette Keegan says the Department of Justice ‘has done nothing but mess us around, obstruct and fight with us for the past 40 years’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The opening of the Stardust fire inquests, due to begin this year, has been delayed amid a row over legal aid between the families and the Department (...)

After her parents died in the 1981 disaster, Lisa Lawlor became known as the ‘Stardust baby’, and became an unwitting receptacle for the grief(...)

Between the start of December 2020 and January 11th this year over 190,000 people arrived into Ireland by air.  Photograph: Getty Images

The Government is coming under increasing pressure to introduce tougher restrictions on inward bound travellers after the State’s public health team s(...)

Framed baby dolls  pictured at a shrine in Tuam, Co Galway,  erected in memory of children buried at the site of the former home for unmarried mothers run by nuns. Photograph: Paul Fait/Getty Images

Establishing the right of adopted people to information about their birth mothers is complicated by the constitutional right to privacy for those moth(...)

 Stephen Donnelly:  in August  he takes bronze in the trampoline at the  Olympics in Japan

Time to take our crystal bauble down from the soon-to-be-mulched tree and take a sneak preview at what lies ahead in 2021. JANUARY – It quickly becom(...)

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex: took backseats as members of the British royal family. Photograph:  Samir Hussein/WireImage

January 8th In the month when Brexit becomes official, the British people are faced with a new crisis: Megxit. Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markl(...)

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