A team of eighteen runners co-ordinated by Carson McDowell's charity committee is participating in the Belfast Life Style Sports 5K and 10K Run in the Dark 2015 to raise funds for the Mark Pollock Trust.
The cases of two women concerning claims of negligence with regards to the way in which alleged rapes perpetrated against them were investigated and prosecuted will proceed, the Supreme Court has ruled. The two plaintiffs, L.M and Belinda Lockwood, have separately sought to pursue cases against the
Patrick Corrigan, Northern Ireland programme director at Amnesty International An anonymous same-sex couple seeking recognition of their marriage in Northern Ireland took their case to the Family Division of the High Court in Belfast this morning.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny — Photo: European People's Party, CC-BY 2.0 The Government of Ireland is considering emergency legislation to break a legal deadlock preventing the Commission of Investigation from completing its investigation into the wind-up of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC).
Finance minister Michael Noonan The State Claims Agency (SCA) paid out 30 million euro in 2014 to settle plaintiffs’ legal bills — a 25 per cent increase on the €24 million paid to plaintiffs’ firms in 2013.
Offenders could be more effectively rehabilitated if resources are diverted from "the penal side of the criminal justice system towards the probation side", a judge has said. Judge Keenan Johnson made the remarks at Portlaoise Circuit Court while sentencing a man for the attempted abduction of an 11
Brian Mohan Brian Mohan is taking his challenge to gender quotas to the High Court after failing to be selected as Fianna Fáil candidate in Dublin Central after party headquarters ruled that a woman be selected.
Professor Shane Kilcommins Professor Shane Kilcommins at the University of Limerick School of Law has been invited by Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald to chair a consultative council on penal policy.
A senior Department of Justice official has offered an apology after making widely-reported remarks suggesting that judges do not treat the offence of burglary seriously enough. Jimmy Martin, a member of the department's management board, has written to President of the District Court, Judge Rosemar
A man, believed to be Britain's worst speeding offender, has been jailed for 28 months after filming himself driving at 192 miles per hour. Police found mobile phone footage of Shaun Davis, from Northampton, driving several high performance cars when he was arrested on an unrelated matter.
The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision that paves the way for higher damages awards for people who suffer catastrophic injuries, the Irish Times reports. Ms Justice Mary Irvine, sitting alongside Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan and Mr Justice Sean Ryan, said it was wrong for awards to be discoun
A senior Department of Justice official yesterday told the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee that the department believes that judges do not treat the offence of burglary seriously enough. Jimmy Martin, a member of the department’s management board, pointed to cases where burglary suspects were