A legal challenge aimed at overturning the result of the Children's Rights Referendum has been brought before the High Court today.
Mon, 19 Nov, 2012
Lawyers for X Factor judge Louis Walsh claim he's been obstructed every step of the way in his defamation action against The Sun.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2012
A Fianna Fáil councillor has won the right to legally challenge the €100 household charge because it has not been published in Irish.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2012
The High Court has approved an award of €2.35m in damages to the family of a woman who died shortly after giving birth at a Dublin maternity hospital.
Tue, 03 May, 2011
A secondary teacher from Co Offaly has lost a High Court action in which she alleged she was bullied and sexually harassed by a male colleague.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2011
Ivor Callely has won his High Court case against the Seanad Committee who investigated his expenses claims.
Fri, 14 Jan, 2011
Ivor Callely will find out today if he has won his High Court case against the Seanad Committee who investigated his expenses claims.
Fri, 14 Jan, 2011
Senator Ivor Callely’s challenge against the Seanad Committee's findings on his expenses claims has come back before the High Court.
Wed, 17 Nov, 2010
A High Court action brought by a man who claimed that his epilepsy has "significantly worsened" as a result of been beaten "black and blue" by bouncers at a nightclub has been settled for €100,000.
Wed, 27 Oct, 2010
The High Court has reserved judgement on Ivor Callely's challenge to his 20-day suspension from the Seanad over his expenses claims.
Thu, 07 Oct, 2010
Ivor Callely's case against the Seanad Committee investigating his expenses claims is due to be heard at the High Court today.
Tue, 05 Oct, 2010
A secondary school teacher has described a former colleague's claims that he sexually harassed and bullied her as "absolutely and completely wrong".
Wed, 21 Jul, 2010
The High Court has made orders allowing information contained in a 2001 court case involving a child who died while in state care to be handed over to an inquiry into such deaths.
Wed, 21 Jul, 2010
A secondary school teacher has claimed before the High Court that she was bullied and sexually harassed by a male colleague.
Wed, 30 Jun, 2010
The High Court today awarded more than €42,000 in damages to a bride who claimed her wedding day was ruined after the ceiling at the hotel where their reception was taking place suddenly collapsed.
Tue, 29 Jun, 2010
The High Court has made an order winding up a company that operated a licensed premises at the Stephen's Green Shopping Centre in Dublin after hearing that the directors could not pay debts of more than €400,000.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2009
The High Court today appointed a provisional liquidator to two companies in the Liam Carroll-controlled Zoe group.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2009
The High Court has granted leave to a mentally-ill man, currently remanded in custody on charges of rape and indecent assault since January, to take proceedings aimed at securing a place at the Central Mental Hospital so that his fitness to stand trial can be assessed.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2008
A High Court action brought on behalf of a deaf brother and sister over the provision of Irish sign language as part of their education has been settled.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2008
The Supreme Court has reserved judgment in an appeal brought on the behalf of 54 year-old building contractor Colm Murphy aimed at stopping his re-trial on a conspiracy charge connected with the Real IRA Omagh bombing in which 29 people died.
Mon, 20 Oct, 2008
The Supreme Court has commenced hearing an appeal brought on the behalf of 54-year-old building contractor Colm Murphy aimed at stopping his re-trial on a conspiracy charge connected with the Real IRA Omagh bombing in which 29 people died.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2008
The family of 14-year-old Brian Rossiter have settled their High Court action aimed at having certain expert witnesses give evidence at the inquest into their son's death.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2008
The High Court has ordered the release of a 15-year-old Dublin boy sentenced to 14 months detention at Oberstown Boys Centre, who was kept in a garda station because there was no place available for him at the Oberstown facility.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2008
The Referendum Commission says the Lisbon Treaty will not affect Ireland's constitutional law on abortion.
Wed, 04 Jun, 2008
IBEC today welcomed a definitive statement from the independent Referendum Commission that there are no changes in the Lisbon Treaty with regard to tax.
Tue, 13 May, 2008
Colm Murphy has launched a new legal challenge to his retrial on a conspiracy charge connected with the 1998 Real IRA bombing in Omagh in which 29 people, including a woman pregnant with twins, died.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2007
Colm Murphy is to launch a new legal challenge to his retrial on a conspiracy charge connected to the 1998 Real IRA bombing in Omagh in which 29 people, including a woman pregnant with twins, died.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2007
An action for damages brought by a former tax inspector and his children against the State arising from the conduct of the garda investigation into the still unsolved murder of his wife in 1992 may take eight weeks, the High Court heard yesterday.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2007
Prosecutors in the North today insisted there was a clear public interest in bringing the only man jailed in connection with the Omagh bomb atrocity before a retrial.
Thu, 24 May, 2007
The only man jailed in connection with the Omagh bombing in the North claimed today that his short-term memory loss would interfere with his right to a fair hearing in a retrial.
Tue, 22 May, 2007
A north Wicklow man who sexually abused two nieces over 30 years ago has been jailed for three years by Mr Justice Iarfhlaith O'Neill at the Central Criminal Court.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2007
The trial of a Ukranian man accused of murdering a Romanian man and dumping his body in a suitcase in a Dublin canal came to an abrupt end today in the Central Criminal Court when the accused changed his plea.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2003
A man whose bloodied body was found dumped in a suitcase in a Dublin canal was murdered in a contract "beating" that went too far, a murder trial jury at the Central Criminal Court heard today.
Tue, 07 Oct, 2003
SOCIALIST Party TD Joe Higgins and his party colleague Councillor Clare Daly were sent to jail for a month each yesterday for contempt of the High Court arising out of anti-bin tax protests.
Sat, 20 Sep, 2003
An Albanian refugee has been jailed for eight years by Mr Justice Iarfhlaith O'Neill at the Central Criminal Court for raping a Dublin woman.
Thu, 03 Apr, 2003
An Albanian man has been convicted by a Central Criminal Court jury of raping a Dublin woman who had just started a relationship with his friend.
Tue, 11 Feb, 2003
The trial of an Albanian national accused of raping a Dublin woman who had been going out with one of his friends has continued in the Central Criminal Court.
Fri, 07 Feb, 2003
An Albanian national has denied in the Cental Criminal Court that he raped a Dublin woman who had been dating one of his friends.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2003
An Albanian national told gardaí that a Dublin woman who claims he raped her was stroking his head and calling him her "baby doll" after they had sex.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2003