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A woman's claim for damages after a minor accident was thrown out of court after a judge agreed subsequent Facebook photos showed she had a "fine physical physique", the Irish Independent reports. Rita Milinovic, 29, told Dublin Circuit Court that her life was changed after a minor motor accident in

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Only 4 per cent of child sex abuse allegations against Catholic priests, brothers and nuns result in convictions, according to the head of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church (NBSCCC). Teresa Devlin, NBSCCC CEO, said the watchdog had determined the figure through audi

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South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder after an appeals court overturned a verdict of culpable homicide – ruling an inferior court misapplied the doctrine dolus eventualis. Mr Pistorius murdered his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013 after he shot her four

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Attorney General Máire Whelan SC Attorney General Máire Whelan SC has been asked to draft a Bankruptcy Bill after the Cabinet agreed to bring bankruptcy terms in Ireland in line with Northern Ireland and the UK.

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A solicitor at a Dublin-based legal practice will potentially face prosecution over allegations that she smuggled a mobile phone into prison for a client, The Irish Times reports. The unnamed lawyer has not been charged, but a file has been prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) foll

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Kenny Jacobs, CMO at Ryanair Budget airline Ryanair has launched legal action against Google and an online travel agency in a bid to block allegedly deceptive adverts from appearing on online searches for the airline.

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The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO) has called on the Government to provide more support for Irish citizens returning to their home country after imprisonment overseas. In a new report titled A Step at a Time: The Resettlement Needs of Irish People Returning From Prison Overseas, the ICP

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Figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that there is a greater concentration of recorded drug offences in Dublin city centre than anywhere else in the State. The centre of Ireland's capital accounts for four times the rate of recorded offences in problem areas outside Dublin, t

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Chief Justice Susan Denham with Dr Carol Coulter, CCLRP Director, and Noeline Blackwell, FLAC Director General, at the launch of the final CCLRP report on cases where children are taken into state care. Photo by Derek Speirs The final report from the four-year Child Care Law Reporting Project (CCLR)

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