In defence of privilege

When businessman Denis O’Brien took RTÉ to the High Court in June to injunct the broadcast of details of his relationship with State-owned Irish Bank (...)

Businessman Jim Kennedy.

A company of businessman Jim Kennedy wants a court order directing it be immediately paid a €12.8m arbitrator’s award made to it in 2003 as compensati(...)

The man  also sought declarations and damages over an   alleged breach of his rights to liberty and security under the European Convention on Human Rights.  Photograph:  Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A man has lost his High Court challenge to the law requiring sex offenders to notify change of address to gardaí. The man (31) had pleaded guilty in 2(...)

Stock image: An engineering joint venture and Limerick County Council are respectively 70 and 30 per cent liable for the wrongful demolition of a family home during construction works for a new dual carriageway, the High Court has ruled.

An engineering joint venture and Limerick County Council are respectively 70 and 30 per cent liable for the wrongful demolition of a family home durin(...)

Denis O’Brien:   He  has also initiated a lawsuit against the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission and the State arising from the Dáil utterances relating to his banking affairs with IBRC. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Almost seven weeks after it was first slated for broadcast, RTÉ has published its story about Denis O’Brien’s request for an extension from IBRC on l(...)

A planned RTÉ broadcast about the banking affairs between businessman Denis O’Brien and State-owned Irish Bank Resolution Corporation may proceed in part as a result of orders made by the High Court on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

A planned RTÉ broadcast about the banking affairs between businessman Denis O’Brien and State-owned Irish Bank Resolution Corporation may proceed in p(...)

Denis O’Brien: said significant financial losses were likely if his banking affairs were to be made public. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The High Court has refused RTÉ’s application to fully discharge an injunction restraining publication of certain information relating to the banking (...)

The High Court has refused RTÉ’s application to fully discharge an injunction restraining publication of certain information relating to the banking relationship between Denis O’Brien and IBRC. Photograph: Collins CourtsIBRC

The High Court has refused RTÉ’s application to fully discharge an injunction restraining publication of certain information relating to the banking r(...)

Mr Justice Donald Binchy clarified on Tuesday that the injunction was not intended to block the reporting of comments made by Independent TD Catherine Murphy in the Dáil about Mr O’Brien’s financial affairs. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A High Court hearing on a temporary injunction preventing RTÉ from reporting on Denis O’Brien’s banking affairs is due to resume on Wednesday. The br(...)

Mr Justice Donald Binchy. Photograph: Colin Keegan.

A High Court hearing on a temporary injunction preventing RTÉ from reporting on Denis O’Brien’s banking affairs has been adjourned. Lawyers for RTÉ an(...)

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