Laragh House on Killiney Avenue, Killiney, Dublin. The  five-bed property is located a short distance from the O’Donnell’s former controversial Gorse Hill home on Vico Road

The O’Donnell family at the heart of the long-running Gorse Hill property saga is behind a €1.85 million acquisition of a stately Victorian home on on(...)

Brian O Donnell , retired solicitor with his wife Mary Patricia O Donnell:  entitled to argue she has a right of residence at Gorse Hill in Killiney, Co Dublin, which the family was ordered to vacate, the Court of Appeal has ruled

Dr Mary Pat O’Donnell, wife of retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell, is entitled to argue she has a right of residence at Gorse Hill in Killiney, Co Dubl(...)

File photograph of Blaise, Blake and Alexandra  O’Donnell. File photograph: Collins Courts

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell’s adult children face questioning in court over a number of valuable gifts given to them by their parents. These in(...)

Brian O’Donnell and his wife must leave Gorse Hill by noon. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

TIM O’BRIEN A legal bid by retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife aimed at preventing a receiver taking possession of their former family hom(...)

A Traveller girl is entitled to damages after a local authority breached its duty to her, the Supreme Court has ruled. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A Traveller girl with cerebral palsy is entitled to damages after a local authority breached its duty to take certain steps to improve the conditions (...)

Brian O Donnell (right) pictured arriving at the Four Courts with his son, Blake  for a Supreme Court judgement last month. Photograph:  Collins

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his family have been fighting a legal battle over his €1 billion property empire and upmarket home on Vico Road in Killi(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Dr Mary Patricia have lost a Supreme Court appeal over their bankruptcy

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Dr Mary Patricia have lost a Supreme Court appeal over their bankruptcy.A five-judge court on Wednesday unanim(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell leaving the Four Courts this week. Photograph: Collins Courts

A judge’s view that solicitor Brian O’Donnell moved to England to secure a “benign bankruptcy” and avoid his creditors is “entirely  irrelevant” to wh(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Dr Mary Patricia O’Donnell arriving at the High Court for a previous hearing . Photograph: Collins Courts

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Dr Mary Patricia O’Donnell have been adjudicated bankrupt by the High Court. Bank of Ireland had applied to hav(...)