A lawyer proposed transferring a harassment case to a court in a neighbouring county because of a lack of video link facilities in Co Kerry's seven courthouses. John West, 53, appeared in Killorglin District Court yesterday on a charge of harassing two adults and one minor between February 2014 and
The State is seeking to overturn an order by the Master of the High Court joining them in a lawsuit by three alleged sexual abuse victims. Three men who launched damages actions against teachers and two schools run by the Congregation of Christian Brothers applied to have the Education Minister and
A man who drove a car while his passenger attempted to throw eggs at Northern Ireland's deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness will forfeit £250 if he disrupts any politicians in the next year and a half. Aodhan Irwin, 21, was bound over for the next eighteen months by Judge Brian Archer after app
India is to press ahead with liberalising the country's legal services market to allow foreign lawyers the right to operate in the jurisdiction. The news was announced by UK Chancellor George Osborne, who met with India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley this week.
NI: Attempt to sue civil servants for acts of Land and Property Services deemed vexatious and abuse of process
A man has had his applications against the former CEO of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, the former CEO of the Land and Property Services, and two civil servants struck out on the basis the action failed to disclose a reasonable cause of action, was frivolous and vexatious or was otherwise a
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has rejected calls for the review of data retention legislation, through which the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) retrieved journalists' phone records, to also consider members of the public.
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald A specific offence of forced marriage will be created by the end of 2017 as part of the Government's Second National Strategy on Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence 2016-2021.
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) spent €675,205 obtaining legal advice in 2014, according to figures provided to the Oireachtas. The figure represents a massive increase from the €142,112 spent on external costs in 2013 and saw GSOC end 2014 with an overall budget deficit of €3
Danny Friedman QC The family of Jean McConville have been granted leave to seek a judicial review over the non-disclosure of the defunct Historical Enquiries Team's (HET) draft report into her killing.
Darragh Mackin The Public Prosecution Service (PPS) is set to re-examine a decision not to prosecute a soldier who fatally shot 23-year-old Aidan McAnespie at a border checkpoint in 1988.
The Bar of Northern Ireland will close applications for charity partnerships next week, the barristers' regulatory body has said. The Bar is choosing a new charity partner for 2016, with applications accepted via the Bar website until Sunday 31 January.
Claire Taggart A 20-year-old disabled student has settled a discrimination case against Northern Regional College with the assistance of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland.
A judge in Mullingar District Court yesterday told fourteen defendants that their case would be a "gravy train" for lawyers after they applied for legal aid. The men appeared in the court in relation to charges of violent disorder relating to an incident at The Stillery pub in Mullingar last year.
Judge Patrick Durcan will not be called to testify in the trial of a man who made a lewd display at a sitting of Ennis District Court last year. Brian Joyce, 21, has pled guilty to a charge under section 6 of the Public Order Act 1994 of engaging in threatening, abusive or insulting behaviour with i
A public inquiry in the UK has found that the 2006 murder of Alexander Litvinenko was “probably” approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Mr Litivinenko, 43, died in London after he was poisoned with polonium-210, which is thought to have been put in his tea.