Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald Legislation to allow for the closure of St Patrick's Institution has completed all stages in the Oireachtas.
Joe Rice of John J Rice & Co. A judgment in the trial of Pastor James McConnell will be delivered on Tuesday 5 January, the High Court in Belfast has heard.
Justice Minister David Ford and Education Minister John O’Dowd, pictured with Brian Ingram, Director of the Woodlands Juvenile Justice Centre in Bangor Responsibility for education provision for Northern Ireland's young people in custody will transfer from the Department of Justice to the Educatio
Health Minister Leo Varadkar Legislation making it an offence to smoke in cars where children are fellow passengers will be enforced in Ireland from 1 January 2016, the Irish Independent reports.
Michael McNamara A Labour TD was suspended from Dáil Éireann yesterday after refusing to resume his seat during a row over the International Protection Bill.
The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal by the Board of Management of St. Anne’s School, which challenged the awarding of €255,276 in damages to Ms Una Ruffley on foot of her claim for bullying and harassment during her employment as a special needs assistant at St. Anne’s School. The case c
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald boasted of an "historic day for legal reform in Ireland" as she yesterday welcomed the passing of the Legal Services Regulation Bill through the Oireachtas.
Gerry McAlinden QC, chairman of the Bar of Northern Ireland Barristers will continue to turn down criminal cases in protest of legal aid reforms in Northern Ireland, The Irish News reports.
Mr Justice Peter Kelly Mr Justice Peter Kelly was nominated to serve as the next president of the High Court at the final Cabinet meeting of the year, The Irish Times reports.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan A mass trial in Egypt involving Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa was postponed for the tenth time at a brief hearing in Cairo yesterday.
The Cabinet has approved new legislation to allow roadside testing for drug driving and fines of up to €5,000 for motorists with traces of drugs in their system. The Road Traffic Bill 2015 allows for preliminary testing of oral fluid for drugs at the roadside or in a Garda station, and creates a n
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, minister for drugs strategy The Cabinet has agreed to amend the Misuse of Drugs Bill to allow for a pilot scheme for a drug injection facility in Dublin.
Cork Circuit Court A judge in Cork Circuit Court yesterday dodged a 1,000-page book after a man flung it across the courtroom in anger, the Irish Examiner reports.
Pictured (l-r): John Guerin and Nadine Campbell The Law Society of Northern Ireland has named children's cancer charity Clic Sargent as its chosen charity of the year for 2016.
Worthingtons Solicitors was recently honoured with two awards at the Ards Borough Business Awards 2015.