The High Court  refused to overturn a tax appeal commissioner’s ruling upholding a CAB decision against the five.

Five men who claimed, as members of the Irish Travelling community, they are “nomadic businessmen” not tax resident in Ireland in certain years have l(...)

Mr Justice Charles Meenan granted permission, on an ex parte basis (one side only represented), to bring their judicial review challenge.

Five men who say they are “nomadic businessmen” have brought High Court proceedings arising out of income tax assessments issued against them by the C(...)

Philip Astley was awarded the second Dublin theatre patent in 1788. His circus extravaganza, left, as aficionados may be aware, comes in for attention in Jane Austen’s Emma and Charles Dickens’ The Old Curiosity Shop

Stage censorship and rioting in the auditorium – topics well covered in the existing literature – by no means exhaust the subject matter of law in reg(...)

Centre stage: Michael Colgan, director of the Gate, with Michael Gambon during the theatre’s 2010 production of Krapp’s Last Tape. Colgan believes that, for all the high-voltage celebrity of a minority of stars, actors in general are undervalued. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

One of the most interesting riots in Irish history broke out in January and February 1747 at Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin. It was about many things, (...)