Sat, 04 Jul, 2020
Thu, 30 Apr, 2020
The Dutch Embassy, rather than plead diplomatic immunity on behalf of one of its official drivers involved in a road accident in Dublin, has settled €60,000 claims on behalf of two cousins injured in the collision.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2019
A fracas requiring the intervention of gardaí and security erupted in the Four Courts today when it is claimed the defendant in a defamation action was attacked and injured by a group of individuals who attended court.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
A 13-year-old boy who suffered damage during his birth at a Cork hospital and now has cerebral palsy has settled his High Court action against the HSE with a final payment of €15 million.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
A hospital has unreservedly apologised in the High Court to a 52- year old woman who was given the incorrect 'normal' diagnosis for a breast cancer gene test nine years ago but is now seriously ill with ovarian cancer.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
Terminally ill Ruth Morrissey may have won her landmark High Court action and been awarded a total of €2.1m against the HSE and two US laboratories over the testing of her CervicalCheck smear slides, but there was little to celebrate as she left the Four Courts.
Fri, 03 May, 2019
Businessman Denis O’Brien has alleged a number of newspaper articles defamed him by portraying him as one of the “developer kings” who “destroyed Ireland and bankrupted its banking system”.
Tue, 05 Feb, 2019
The judge directed bona fide members of the press may attend and report such applications but, before the court sits to hear such cases, they must make themselves known to the court registrar and produce satisfactory identification such as a National Union of Journalists card.
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018
A 15-year-old Junior Cert student from Cork, who had to have both legs amputated below the knee after contracting meningitis when she was three, has sued an out-of-hours family doctor service in relation to her care.
Tue, 02 May, 2017
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
The President of the High Court today said it was "really shameful" legislation has not yet been introduced for a system of periodic payments for the catastrophically injured who settle their medical negligence actions.
Thu, 12 May, 2016
Recently discovered letters show that Tom Barry, the IRA guerrilla leader in the War of Independence, candidly declined to appear at the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising, due to him having fought for the British Army at the time.
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016