A former Kildare county footballer awarded €310,000 over a newspaper article describing him as the "king of the swingers" must be paid €50,000 within 36 days as a condition of the paper being allowed to appeal the award, the High Court has ruled.
The arrest today of a man in connection with the alleged kidnapping of six-year-old Mary Boyle in 1977 has brought the case of Ireland’s youngest ever disappeared back into the public spotlight.chronicles the background to the case.
Eight people investigated in connection with the murder of a journalist in the North more than a decade ago will not be prosecuted because of concerns about a key witness's evidence, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) said today.
An article which Dublin Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh claims wrongly accused him of failing to report a serious crime to gardaí has been removed from the Sunday World newspaper's website, the High Court heard today.
IT cannot be permissible under the Constitution to photograph a mother and her young son and then use words suggesting she is a whore and the child a bastard, the High Court was told yesterday by counsel for the woman who claims she was defamed and her family’s privacy invaded by a newspaper.