Convicted murderer Graham Dwyer: evidence used to convict him included information accessed by the Garda using rules that require phone operators to retain information for two years. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The chilling effect on privacy and other rights by actual, feared and mandatory surveillance cannot be underestimated, a High Court judge said in a ru(...)

Graham Dwyer’s legal team argued, and the High Court agreed, that the law providing for the retention of his phone data was  in breach of his rights.

Graham Dwyer received “limited” relief from the High Court on Thursday in his fight to overturn his conviction for the murder of Elaine O’Hara. That (...)

 Graham Dwyer: the State says his application is misconceived and should be dismissed. Photograph: Collins Courts

Graham Dwyer has won an important legal battle against the State and the Garda Commissioner as part of his bid to overturn his conviction for the murd(...)

Ben Girloy: said the ‘false allegations’ have very serious implications for him and his  reputation. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy and another man have brought proceedings alleging they were defamed in a video posted on social media by a campaigne(...)

The court heard the fishermen said they were often asked to sign documents that contained false information, hide fish that exceeded the boat’s fishing quotas and given more dangerous work than their EU crewmates.

Migrant fisherman working on Irish registered trawlers claim their working conditions are akin to “modern slavery”, the High Court has heard. The fis(...)

Carlow Credit Union has, without any admission of liability, withdrawn the allegations against its chief executive  Eugene Kearns, the High court heard.

A credit union has withdrawn allegations of gross misconduct against its chief executive as part of a settlement of his High Court proceedings challen(...)

The matter will return to court on Friday. Photograph: iStock

The chief executive of a credit union is seeking an injunction preventing his dismissal for alleged gross misconduct, the High Court has heard. Eugen(...)

 Former Ireland rugby international Fergus Slattery. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A High Court ruling means former Ireland rugby international Fergus Slattery can maintain a legal question mark over the sale of a south Dublin house (...)

Harcourt brought High Court proceedings against Surrey-based Crest Nicholson (South West) Limited alleging it was “improperly” threatening to have Harcourt wound up. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A legal action aimed at preventing a UK company having Irish-based Harcourt Developments wound up over a disputed debt of £2 million (€2.26 million) h(...)

Row relates to the provision of heating and air conditioning systems at a building owned by Seán Gallagher’s Clyde Real Estate. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A dispute between a property company of presidential candidate Seán Gallagher and Nokia Ireland over heating and cooling systems for a Dublin premises(...)

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