Solicitor Aonghus McCarthy is one of the best paid criminal legal aid solicitors in the State, new figures show. Photograph: Collins Courts

The solicitor caught with cocaine in his wallet at Mountjoy prison is one of the best paid criminal legal aid solicitors in the country, new figures s(...)

Claire Loftus, the Director of Public Prosecutions

Up until very recently, almost the entire Irish justice and law enforcement structure was headed up by women. Susan Denham, Nóirín O’Sullivan, Máire (...)

Seán Fitzpatrick leaving the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court, with  daughter Sarah, after he was acquitted of all charges.  Photograph: Collins Courts.

The regulatory inquiry into EY, formerly Ernst & Young, arising from its audits of Anglo Irish Bank during the 2000s, continues to be delayed desp(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick: The judge directed the jury to acquit Mr FitzPatrick on all charges. Photograph: Niall Carson/ PA

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) paid more than €300,000 for expert testimony for the Seán FitzPatrick trial, much of which (...)

Former Chairman of Anglo Irish bank, Sean FitzPatrick, arrives at the Criminal Courts of Justice. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The jury in the trial of former Anglo chairman Sean FitzPatrick has been told the hearing of evidence will not begin for another two weeks. Legal arg(...)

Former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Seán Fitzpatrick at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins

Anyone who took part in anti-austerity campaigning has been ruled out as a potential juror in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán Fitzp(...)

Businessman Sean Quinn.  Lawyers on behalf of the Quinn family made an application to Dublin Circuit Criminal Court for a transcript of the criminal trial for use by the Quinn in two upcoming civil actions. Photograph: Collins

Lawyers for a former director of Anglo Irish Bank have described a request by the Quinn family for a transcript of his previous criminal trial as a “f(...)