Mr Justice Peter Kelly: ‘We have to have proper eating disorder facilities with proper personnel, fully trained.’ File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Inadequate services for people with eating disorders is causing “unnecessary distress” and forcing some patients to go to the UK for treatment, the fo(...)

The 1947 Health Act stipulates that where regulations require a person to take precautions, and that person fails to do so, and as a result someone contracts the disease, then there is the grounds to take a case. Photograph: Getty

An “avalanche” of damages claims against employers is unlikely to emerge as a result of the pandemic, a leading expert in the area has said. Covid-19(...)

Mr Justice Bernard  Barton has expressed scepticism that the benefits of reduced personal injury award levels agreed in the new guidelines will  be passed on to consumers by the insurance industry. Photograph: Getty Images

The former president of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly, has expressed scepticism as to whether reduced personal injury awards will lead to low(...)

Like other developers Liam Carroll was credit crunched post the crash in 2008, with liabilities of €3 billion. Photograph:   Courtpix

It is many years since a company controlled by the late Irish property developer Liam Carroll built any housing here yet his legacy continues to be fe(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee. Photograph: Julien Behal

Efforts to reduce the high costs of taking legal actions and a scheme to regularise the status of thousands of undocumented migrants are among proposa(...)

INM’s former chairman Leslie Buckley stepped down from the firm in 2018. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Independent News & Media’s searching of emails belonging to current and former journalists and company executives in 2014 breached data privacy la(...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke with then minister for justice Charlie Flanagan and attorney general Séamus Woulfe in 2017. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The process for selecting Séamus Woulfe to fill a Supreme Court vacancy differed from the normal procedure, according to the accounts of 10 former gov(...)

Mr Justice Maurice Collins  noted the question of the man’s capacity to marry was a matter of intense dispute. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The Court of Appeal has upheld a challenge against the refusal of the High Court to halt an inquiry into whether an intellectually disabled man who wa(...)

The  Medical Council is proposing guidelines for employers and clinical directors aimed at ensuring it is promptly informed of fitness to practice issues, the High Court heard. File Photograph: David Sleator

The Medical Council has told the High Court it took no steps to check whether a hospital doctor, who was struck off the UK medical register for dishon(...)

High Court president Mr Justice Peter Kelly: said Shane Allen  knew there should never be a deficit on a client account.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A solicitor has been suspended from practising by the High Court after a Law Society investigation showed a deficit of nearly €237,000 on the client a(...)

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